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November 2016

Volume 33

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Emergency Medicine Journal (EMJ) is an international peer review journal covering pre-hospital and hospital emergency medicine, and critical care. The journal publishes original research, evidence-based reviews and commentaries on resuscitation, trauma, minor injuries, disaster preparedness and response, toxicology, acute medical and paediatric emergencies, diagnostic testing, teaching, clinical operations, decision making and reflections on clinical practice. The journal is aimed at doctors, nurses, paramedics and ambulance staff.


The latest blog and podcast content for the journal:

Podcast:October 2016's Primary Survey >>

Podcast:September 2016's Primary Survey >>

Blog entry: How do Junior Doctors think? >>

Blog entry: Become an EMJ reviewer >>

ALiEM Faculty Incubator 

Watch the Google Hangout session hosted by Dr. Michael Gottlieb on the topic of Peer Review with Dr. Michael Callaham, editor of Annals of Emergency Medicine, and Dr. Ellen Weber, editor of EMJ here >>

Zika Virus Research

BMJ wants to support the fast development of research around the Zika virus by enabling researchers to share their findings as quickly as possible. Until the end of 2016, all of our journals will waive the article-processing charge on open access articles investigating the Zika virus.

If you wish to submit a manuscript about the Zika virus, please quote ZIKA2016. For full information on our author submission policies, visit >>

Peer Review

A huge thank you to our peer-reviewers, without whom the quality of the journal could not be sustained. 

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