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12-19-2007, 04:33 AM
Springer will launch Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine (CRMM) in March 2008. The new journal will cover orthopedics, sports medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation and will be published under the Humana Press imprint. CRMM will provide up-to-date, evidence-based standard of care information for the full array of musculoskeletal disorders.

Published quarterly, Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine will be primarily composed of evidence-based review articles. In addition, special sections will present editorials from leading thinkers in the field discussing controversial topics as well as breaking news in musculoskeletal medicine. The entire spectrum of musculoskeletal care will be discussed, including initial evaluation, conservative management, surgical referral and the pros and cons of different surgical options. The editors-in-chief are Grant Cooper, MD, of the New York Presbyterian Hospital and University Hospitals of Columbia and Cornell and Joseph E. Herrera, DO, of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY.

Frances Louie, Editor, Clinical Medicine, at Humana Press, said, "We are extremely excited to launch this important, cutting-edge journal with such outstanding editors and editorial board members. Along with our expanding book program in musculoskeletal medicine, Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine represents Humana's deep commitment to providing musculoskeletal medicine physicians with the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art content possible."

Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine will be published electronically and in print. It will be available free of charge on Springer's online information platform http://www.springerlink.com/ (http://www.springerlink.com/) until the end of 2009. Features will include fast, electronic publication in Online First™, as well as Cross Reference Linking and Table of Content Alerts. In addition, all potential authors have the option, via the Springer Open Choice™ program, of publishing their articles using the open access publishing model.

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Springer (http://www.springer.com/ (http://www.springer.com/)) is the second-largest publisher of journals in the science, technology, and medicine (STM) sector and the largest publisher of STM books. Springer is part of Springer Science+Business Media, one of the world's leading suppliers of scientific and specialist literature. The group publishes over 1,700 journals and more than 5,500 new books a year, as well as the largest STM eBook Collection worldwide. Springer has operations in over 20 countries in Europe, the USA, and Asia, and some 5,000 employees. Humana Press, a publisher of medical and scientific books and journals, was acquired by Springer in September 2006.

Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine
ISSN: 1935-973X (print version)
ISSN: 1935-9748 (electronic version)

Source: Joan Robinson
Springer (http://www.springer.com/)