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Call for Papers: Patient and Public Involvement (PPI)

BMC Rheumatology and BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders welcome submissions on PPI in rheumatic and musculoskeletal research. The Editorial Board hopes that this will be a rich learning experience for both the public and researchers, and we've designed the Call for Papers to reflect this.

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BMC Series Focus Issues

October: Focus on Stem Cells

With Stem Cell Awareness day on the 13th October this year we have compiled an article collection from across different BMC Series journals covering aspects of basic stem cell biology; in vitro differentiation studies; stem-cell based therapy studies for various conditions in animal models; technical advancements and ethical issues. 

September: Patient and public involvement in research

In recognition of World Patient Safety Awareness day on 17th September, the BMC Series presents a focus issue on Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in research.  We have collated free-to-read content from across our journals - showcasing patient perspectives, research into the study of PPI, and engaging public partners as co-authors in research.

Call for papers: Robotic surgery

In order to recognize the significant growth and advancement of robotic surgery over the past  several decades, we hereby welcome original submissions on ‘Robotic surgery’ aiming to present a collection of primary research articles and reviews on the topic.

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Call for Papers: Digital Health

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders welcomes submissions on Digital Health technologies in rheumatic and musculoskeletal care. Topics of interest include E-health, artificial intelligence, big data, mobile apps and wearable sensors.

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NEW: Advances & challenges in imaging rheumatic & musculoskeletal disorders

This Article Collection showcases original contributions on imaging in rheumatic and musculoskeletal disorders. Explore selected articles within this innovating speciality.

Publication date: March 2021.

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Work and Musculoskeletal Health

Read our Article Collection on Work and Musculoskeletal Health from around the globe, ranging from systematic reviews to cohort studies, qualitative studies, and lab-based studies.

Publication date: October 2020.

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Osteoarthritis - from basic and translational approaches to clinical practice

Read the published content in this thematic series covering all aspects of research into osteoarthritis from studies investigating the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms through to those describing clinical practice.

Collection published: June 2019.

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