Swiss Medical Weekly

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COVID-19

To make it easier to find articles about COVID-19, we have listed them on a separate page. You will find the collection here: https://smw.ch/covid-19

About this journal

Swiss Medical Weekly, which began publication in 1871 as “Correspondenz-Blatt für Schweizer Aerzte”, is an international peer-reviewed medical journal following the Public Service Open Access model (PSOA, also known as Platinum or Diamond OA).

The quality of SMW publications is guaranteed by a consistent policy of rigorous single-blind peer review.

All editorial decisions are made by research-active academics.

Swiss Medical Weekly is recruiting Academic Editors

Applicants are researchers with a proven track record of publications in the realms of medicine (including interventional and surgical disciplines) and/or life sciences.

Applicants can be located anywhere in the world. The tasks of Academic Editors include the initial decision on submitted manuscripts, the identification of suitable reviewers, and the time-sensitive management of peer review until publication.

SMW offers to Academic Editors a monetary compensation commensurate to their workload. For further information, please contact Natalie Marty.

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02.04.2020 | Swiss Medical Weekly

COVID-19 pandemic: triage for intensive-care treatment under resource scarcity

This is clearly described in the guidelines, in the...

31.03.2020 | André Burnens

COVID-19 epidemic in Switzerland: on the importance of testing, contact tracing and isolation

I strongly disagree with the statement that...

27.03.2020 | Jonty Robinson

COVID-19 pandemic: triage for intensive-care treatment under resource scarcity

What if the patient needs/qualifies for an ICU bed,...

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