Editorial. SelfCare 2019;10(2)24-25.
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Annual ISF/SelfCare Award for best published paper - 2019We are pleased to announce the 2019 prize for the best paper published in SelfCare during the year. The prize of £750 will be awarded to the author(s) of the paper judged to represent the best contribution to SelfCare. Important criteria include high scientific standards, relevance, innovation, presentational aspects and clarity of communication. Status of the authors is taken into account with the intention of encouraging new researchers to present their findings in the journal.
EDITORIAL BOARD: Professor R W Soller, Dr S G Mann, Dr J D Irvin, Dr R P Juhl, Dr J Raine, Dr D B Nash, Professor C Bond, Dr J Spinks.
Current Issue - Volume 10, Issue 2 (April-June 2019)
By: Andrea Stippler, Niels Eckstein, Elmar Kroth
Stippler A, Eckstein N, Kroth E. To switch or not to switch – German physicians´ views on proposed new OTC medicines. SelfCare 2019;10(1)11-23.
By: Kevin Antonishen
Antonishen K. Stress, anxiety, and depression in year three nursing students before and after learning an evolved exercise practice: a pilot study. SelfCare 2019;10(1)1-10.
By: Jennifer Bishop
Bishop J. Factors influencing GP provision of self-care information for minor illnesses: A qualitative study. SelfCare 2018;9(4)35-52.
By: Emma Fake, Amanda Lees, Kit Tapson, Sanjay Patel.
Fake E, Lees A, Tapson K, Patel S. Parental views on the management of young children with respiratory tract infections in primary care – a pilot study. SelfCare 2018;9(4)23-34.
By: Jeff Taylor, Marie Rocchi
Taylor J, Rocchi M. The Art and Science of Counselling Patients on Minor Ailments/OTC Medicines. SelfCare 2018;9(3)3-22
By: Uwe May, Cosima Bauer.
May U, Bauer C. Pharmacy-based self-care of minor ailments – a health economic analysis focused on the German healthcare system. SelfCare 2018;9(2)27-46
By: Muna A Al-Juma, Claire Anderson, Matthew J Boyd.
Juma, M. et al. ‘Fever means antibiotic’ the Omani public’s attitudes to the use of antibiotics for treating the common cold. SelfCare 2018;9(1)16-26
By: Amanda Lees, Kit Tapson, Sanjay Patel.
Lees A. et al. A qualitative evaluation of parents’ experiences of health literacy information about common childhood conditions. SelfCare 2018;9(1)1-15