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Announcing the launch of In Review

BMC Medical Ethics, in partnership with Research Square, is now offering In Review. Authors choosing this free optional service will be able to:

  • Share their work with fellow researchers to read, comment on, and cite even before publication
  • Showcase their work to funders and others with a citable DOI while it is still under review
  • Track their manuscript - including seeing when reviewers are invited, and when reports are received 

Featured Blog: Editor's Highlights 2018

2018 was an exciting year for BMC Medical Ehics, in which we published a wide range of interesting articles. Read the Editor's Pick 2018 blog to find a few of the papers worth revisiting from BMC Medical Ethics.

Featured Article: Reuse of cardiac organs in transplantation: an ethical analysis

The ethical aspects of organ transplant surgery in which a donor heart is transplanted from a first recipient to a second recipient is explored in this study.

Articles

  1. Content type: Research article

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    Authors: Minh Thu Nguyen, Jack Goldblatt, Rosario Isasi, Marlene Jagut, Anneliene Hechtelt Jonker, Petra Kaufmann, Laetitia Ouillade, Fruszina Molnar-Gabor, Mahsa Shabani, Eric Sid, Anne Marie Tassé, Durhane Wong-Rieger and Bartha Maria Knoppers

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Translation in healthcare: ethical, legal, and social implications
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Extending evidence-based medicine
Edited by Trisha Greenhalgh

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Driving Regenerative Medicine to the Market and Clinic: An Exploration of Enablers, Impediments and Ethical-Legal Challenges

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The Many Meanings of ‘Quality’ in Healthcare: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Edited by Deborah Swinglehurst


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Aims and scope

BMC Medical Ethics is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in relation to the ethical aspects of biomedical research and clinical practice, including professional choices and conduct, medical technologies, healthcare systems and health policies.

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Anita Ho, Section Editor

Anita Ho is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Applied Ethics at University of British Columbia and an Affiliate Faculty at the University of California, San Francisco.  She has been Section Editor for the 'Ethics in biomedical research' section of BMC Medical Ethics since August 2015.

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2018 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    2.507 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.571 - 5-year Impact Factor
    2.77 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.085 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    Usage 
    573,144 downloads

    Social Media Impact
    1119 mentions

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