John Hoey, the former editor-in-chief of the Canadian Medical Association Journal, reviews former BMJ editor Richard Smith’s book, The Trouble with Medical Journals. (London: Royal Society of Medicine Press, 2006) :
Hoey J: An editorial dissection. Open Medicine 2007; 1(3). http://www.openmedicine.ca/article/view/73/67
In addition to enticing readers with a few snippets from the book, Hoey summarizes the path of medical publication from print to open access on the web, and reflects on Smith’s influence on other journal editors, himself included.