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BMC Medical Ethics

BMC Medical Ethics

ISSN: 1472-6939 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12910

BioMed Central

Open access BioMed Central
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  • Large international readership
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  • Rapid publication upon acceptance

BMC Medical Ethics explores all aspects of medical ethics, from basic research through to clinical and international policy. This includes topics such as informed consent and abuse of evidence in health policy. Authors benefit from a fast turn-around time between acceptance and publication, with full citation information and altmetric scores published alongside their article. Our peer-reviewed open access journal serves a wide audience encompassing researchers, healthcare providers, government officials and the wider public.

This journal is part of the BMC series, a collection of journals that are focused on individual research communities, publishing all scientifically valid studies based on community-aligned standards of questioning, methods and analysis

Related subjects » Epistemology & Philosophy of Science - Ethics - Medicine

Impact Factor: 1.969 (2017) * 

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    2017 Impact Factor
  • 1.969