Elsevier launches new open access journal on General Respiratory Medicine

Press Release | Phys.Org | July 19, 2012

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of Respiratory Medicine Case Reports, a new online open access journal on general respiratory medicine that is dedicated to publishing case reports. Respiratory Medicine Case Reports has been created to publish case reports previously submitted to its sister journal Respiratory Medicine.

Accepted case reports include stories, anecdotes and patient-based lessons that complement evidence-based medicine and are essential to the advancement of healthcare. The journal will only publish case reports which are authentic, understandable, educational, clinical, and interesting to an international audience of respiratory physicians, trainees and researchers in all respiratory subspecialties, as well as clinicians in related fields.

Barbara Yawn, Editor-in-Chief of the journal, said of the launch, "I am delighted to be working as editor of this new journal. We have been receiving many high quality case reports to Respiratory Medicine and we now have the ability to publish more of these important case studies."