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research quality, research reporting


Martin Fortin holds the Research Chair on Chronic Diseases in Primary Care, Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada. Stewart W. Mercer acknowledges the support of the Scottish School of Primary Care, in his role as Director and Lead of the Multimorbidity Research Programme. Susan M. Smith acknowledges support from the Health Research Board Centre for Primary Care Research in Ireland.


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The Journal of Comorbidity is an international, openaccess, peer-reviewed journal for the pathophysiology, diagnosis, prevention and management of patients with comorbidity/multimorbidity. The journal currently publishes original clinical and experimental research articles, treatment guidelines/policies, editorials, commentaries, and critical review articles, as well as proceedings of congresses. Preference is given to articles that advance the clinical management of patients. The Editorial Board also welcomes ideas and suggestions for special issues dedicated to a unique theme. The journal provides immediate, permanent open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge


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Smith SM, Mercer SW, Gunn J, van den Akker M, Fortin M. Enhancing research quality and reporting: why the Journal of Comorbidity is now publishing study protocols. Journal of Comorbidity. 2014;4(1):3.

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