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1. What is BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine?


BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on interventions and resources that complement or replace conventional therapies, with a specific emphasis on research that explores the biological mechanisms of action, as well as their efficacy, safety, costs, patterns of use and/or implementation.

BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine is part of the BMC series which publishes subject-specific journals focused on the needs of individual research communities across all areas of biology and medicine. We offer an efficient, fair and friendly peer review service, and are committed to publishing all sound science, provided that there is some advance in knowledge presented by the work.

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All articles are available online, and in addition the website offers many other services:

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For details of the scope and types of article published by BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine see About BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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