Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare

The first Brazilian Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare is a biannual interdisciplinary publication sponsored by BAHIANA - School of Medicine and Public Health. It is a full Open Access journal with the mission to foster evidence-based knowledge in the Biomedical and Life Sciences through the publication of rigorous research and concept articles.

Therefore, it will accept and publish original research focused on the critical exploration of the healthcare scientific field (specifically on the topics of publication bias, predictive values of research findings, inconsistencies in study designs and publications) and validation of clinical tools (accuracy of diagnostic / prognostic methods and efficacy / effectiveness / efficiency of therapies).

In order to diminish conflicts of interest, as policy, the Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare does not accept donations nor sponsorship from the industry.

But, why Evidence? - In the video below, Luis Cláudio Correia, weighs in on why would we need another medical journal in a world that lacks “better research and research done for the right reasons” as stated by Doug Altman in his seminal 1994 article The Scandal of Poor Medical Research. Leia o editorial e veja o vídeo em português.

Special Features

  • Open access
  • Publication free of article processing charges
  • Videos and podcasts with editor’s comments regarding articles
  • Publication of special peer-reviews as feature articles
  • A team of associated editors for a comprehensive list of topics in evidence-based medicine
Topics covered
  • Choosing Wisely / Less is More
  • Clinical Trials
  • Cognitive Bias
  • Cost-effectiveness / Efficiency
  • Diagnostic Accuracy
  • Diagnostic and Prognostic Efficacy Tests
  • Effectiveness Studies / Outcomes Research
  • Evidence-Based Medicine Education
  • Guidelines and Recommendations
  • Health Technology Evaluation
  • Information Science
  • Overdiagnosis
  • Prognostic Accuracy
  • Public Health
  • Scientific Integrity
  • Statistics
  • Systematic Reviews

The Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare will consider for publication:

  • Original Articles (up to 5,000 words in length);
  • Critical Appraisal of Evidence (up to 1,500 words in length);
  • Concept Articles (up to 2,500 words in length);
  • Studies reporting negative findings (up to 5,000 words in length);
  • Thought Experiments (up to 5,000 words in length).

Editorial Board

  • Editor-in-Chief: Luís Cláudio Lemos Correia, BAHIANA (Brazil)
  • Co-Editor-in-Chief: Ana Marice Ladeia, BAHIANA (Brazil)
  • Executive Editor: João de Deus Barreto Segundo, BAHIANA, Federal University of Bahia (Brazil)
  • Head of BAHIANA Journals: Katia Nunes Sá, BAHIANA (Brazil)

Full Editorial Board here.

Updated 01/03/2020

Vol 2, No 1 (2020)

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