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When I was in my first week of training as a paediatrician in the role of paediatric registrar, a young doctor, a house officer, was in the assessment area for children with gastroenteritis. He assessed a baby who was 10% dehydrated and acidotic. He asked a nurse for 5mls of Sodium Chloride (NCl). The nurse drew up the NCl and handed to the doctor who injected the medication into the intravenous line. The baby had a cardiac arrest and died a few hours later.
I used to be anxious and wondered why journals took forever in publishing my manuscripts when submitted. I did not understand. Neither did I understand why some of my manuscripts were rejected. I didn’t understand what form of considerations went into accepting particular manuscripts for publications either. But now I do… my journey as an ISQua Editorial Apprentice has provided me with increased clarity.
The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) and Oxford University Press (OUP), are seeking applications for the position of Supplements Editor for the International Journal for Quality in Health Care (IJQHC). Editor in charge of commissioning supplements, and ensuring they reach publication as well as champion research content for the IJQHC.