British Journal of Hospital Medicine (BJHM) is the leading monthly multi-speciality review journal for hospital doctors. The journal has been at the forefront of medical education for over 45 years, publishing only the best and authoritative clinical reviews, symposia, editorials and case reports available to doctors. All articles are concise, fully referenced, presented in an easy-to-read format and peer-reviewed by some of the world’s leading international authorities. BJHM cover all specialities in hospital medicine, making it essential reading for doctors of all grades who want to ensure that their practice is evidence-based and up-to-date. Subscribe now to make sure you receive the latest issue in newsstand as soon as it is published.
The November issue of the British Journal of Hospital Medicine contains a focus on statistics, looking at the uses and drawbacks of meta-analysis as an assessment of the impact of research findings, and an article outlining the use of actuarial life tables and the Kaplan–Meier plot in understanding survival analysis.
Reviews cover lateral epicondylitis, the diagnosis and management of non-epileptic seizures, an update on Raynaud’s phenomenon and an overview of the role of closed-loop management of patients with diabetes in the inpatient setting. Our education and training section looks at work undertaken to develop a guidance framework to help medical students who wish to pursue a career in surgery to develop a strong portfolio for the core surgical training application. Our editorials discuss whether the introduction of best practice tariffs could improve the care of patients with ureteric stones, and look at the management of young patients receiving systemic anticancer therapy.
The new Doctors in Training section, available online, looks at how non-radiologists can identify emergency pathology on head CT, the pharmacological management of elderly frail patients with type 2 diabetes, and gives an overview of the pathology and management of scars and wound healing.