Month: November 2010

CFS: Encyclo Primary Prevention, Health Promotion

Because the Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion 2nd edition (Tom Gullotta and Martin Bloom, Senior Editors) has now grown from 1 to 4 volumes and is projected to total more than 3200 pages, we are actively searching for writing teams for several unassigned entries and would ask those who might be interested in … Continue reading CFS: Encyclo Primary Prevention, Health Promotion


CFP: Pan-Pacific Nursing, Nursing Symposium Cancer Care

 You are cordially invited to the Fifth Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference and Seventh Nursing Symposium on Cancer Care organized by The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong on 22-24 September 2011 in Hong Kong. The theme of the conference is ‘Issues, Challenges, and Future Directions of Evidence-based Healthcare’.  The deadline for abstract … Continue reading CFP: Pan-Pacific Nursing, Nursing Symposium Cancer Care

Avalanche of Low-Quality Research?

Writing in the 13 June 2010 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education's Commentary section, Mark Bauerlein, Mohamed Gad-el-Hak, Wayne Grody, Bill McKelvey, and Stanley W. Trimble assert "We Must Stop the Avalance of Low-Quality Research." Noting that "the number of 'refereed academic/scholarly' publications grows at a rate of 3.26 percent per year (i.e., doubles … Continue reading Avalanche of Low-Quality Research?

CFS: Anal Dysplasia, Cancer (JANAC Special Issue)

The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (JANAC) is interested in publishing manuscripts on the topic of anal dysplasia and anal cancer in people living with HIV from a variety of perspectives: basic science, epidemiology, screening/testing, gender/sex-related differences, ethnic/racial variations, clinical care and treatment issues, and psychosocial concerns. Manuscripts on co-infections such … Continue reading CFS: Anal Dysplasia, Cancer (JANAC Special Issue)

CFS: Hospital Drive (Creative Writing)

HOSPITAL DRIVE, an online journal launched in the fall of 2006, encourages original creative work that examines themes of health, illness, and healing. Submissions are open to anyone, preferably those involved with providing, teaching, studying, or researching patient care. All submissions are reviewed by the editorial board. Poems, short fiction, personal essays, reviews, photography, and … Continue reading CFS: Hospital Drive (Creative Writing)

CFS: Aging Men

Aging Men: Masculinities and Modern Medicine (Jointly edited by Antje Kampf, Barbara Marshall and Alan Petersen) Call for chapters: We are soliciting essays and original research submissions to be included in Aging Men: Masculinities and Modern Medicine. The proposed anthology is a collection about the multiple socio-historical contexts surrounding men’s aging bodies in modern medicine … Continue reading CFS: Aging Men