In January, Elsevier, a worldwide publisher of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, is introducing a new medical journal in partnership with the American Academy of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationPM&R, The journal of injury, function and rehabilitation.

Under the guidance of Editor-in-Chief Stuart M. Weinstein, MD, clinical professor of rehabilitation medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle, and an internationally renowned editorial board, the monthly, peer-reviewed, scholarly publication has a clinical focus, presenting a balance of topics matching the practice needs of the Academy membership and other related medical disciplines.

The Purple Journal (as it will be colloquially branded) is designed to advance education and impact the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation through the timely delivery of clinically relevant and evidence-based research and review information. Coverage includes acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders and pain, neurologic conditions involving the central and peripheral nervous systems, rehabilitation of impairments associated with disabilities in adults and children, and neurophysiology and electrodiagnosis.

The various sections of PM&R highlight original research including clinical trials and outcomes studies, clinically relevant translational science, comprehensive and focused review articles, case presentations, point/counterpoint discussions and commentary, ethical legal topics, practice management updates, topical study guides, editorial and opinion pieces, clinical pearls, emerging issues, and letters to the editor. Continuing Medical Education opportunities for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit are also offered.

To view the entire list of editorial board members, click here.

[Source: Medical News Today]