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Frailty in primary care

Guest Editors:
Kristiana Ludlow: Centre for Health Services Research, Faculty of Medicine, the University of Queensland, Australia
Natasha Reid: Centre for Health Services Research, Faculty of Medicine, the University of Queensland, Australia
Hakan Yaman: Anatolia Hospital, Hakan Yaman, MD, MS, MS (w/o thesis), miniMBA, Specialist of Family Medicine, Antalya, Türkiye

Submission Status: Open   |   Submission Deadline: 20 December 2023

Outpatient management of the kidney patient for the primary care

Guest Editors:
Bernard G Jaar, MD, MPH: Nephrologist, Epidemiologist at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Sumeska ThavarajahNephrologist at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
David S. Weisman: Associate Program Director, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Georgetown School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Submission status: Open until 9 December 2023

Multimorbidity in primary care

Guest Editors:
Lloyd D Hughes: 
NHS Tayside, United Kingdom
Filipe Prazeres: University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Ingmar Schäfer: University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Jean Karl Soler: European General Practice Research Network, Malta

Submission Status: Open   |   Submission Deadline: 15 April 2023


Thematic Series

Impact of Comorbidity and multimorbidity on primary care practice
BMC Family Practice
This ongoing thematic series will examine the breadth of comorbidity and multimorbidity research and their impact on clinical practice. We invite contributions reporting different research methods to add to the literature, including clinical trials, epidemiological and qualitative studies.
Edited by Dr. Carolyn Chew-Graham
Last updated: 24 November 2015

Cross Journal Collection

The Many Meanings of 'Quality' in Healthcare: Interdisciplinary Perspective
Edited by: Dr Deborah Swinglehurst
Collection published: 23 April 2015
Last updated: 3 July 2015


Cross Journal Collection

Reviewer Acknowledgements 2013
Collection published: 26 February 2014
Last updated: 31 March 2014

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