Top 10 Most Read in September: Vaccine acceptance, delirium in critically ill COVID-19 patients and symptom scores to predict COVID-19 positivity.

  September sees just three new entries in our top 10 most read articles, all on coronavirus: Public acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines  Our highest new entry is a large online survey of COVID-19 vaccine acceptance by Lindholt and colleagues from July, the first time the paper’s been in our top 10 since its publication. The […]

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Top 10 most read in August: women’s health from Uganda to northern Europe

The top 10 most read BMJ Open articles for August show that the top four spots remain unchanged from July. While COVID-19-related papers remain popular overall, there are two new entries this month that focus on women’s health.  Mobility patterns of young women who exchange sex for money or commodities in Uganda King et al. […]

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Top 10 Most Read in July: bullying in academic medicine and clinical trial transparency

COVID-19 remains dominant in our top ten most read papers for July, 2021, with six of the ten spots held by COVID-19-related papers and Li et al.’s protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis on the impact of COVID-19 on female fertility reclaiming the top spot. But the two new entries in the top ten […]

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Top 10 Most Read in May: neurological manifestations of COVID-19, sleep disturbances in women, and sham treatments for back pain

Although COVID-19 articles still dominated our top 10 list in May, two of our new entries this month have a different focus. Our most read article from Li et al. has moved up the chart from its previous spot at number 6, this article is a systematic review protocol on the impact of COVID-19 on […]

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Top 10 Most Read in April: SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence in healthcare workers and the impact of COVID-19 on mental and physical health.

As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, it comes as no surprise that interest in COVID-19-related articles continues to grow. Therefore, most of the new entries into April’s top ten are linked to COVID-19, for example, a systematic review and meta analysis protocol that aims to evaluate the impact of COVID-19 on female fertility. A study on […]

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Top 10 most read in February: COVID-19 determinants of severity, neurological manifestations and therapeutic interventions

It is unsurprising that the three new entries to February’s top ten most read articles in BMJ Open are COVID-19 related. Debuting this month in second place is an ecological study from Pana et al. Using publicly available data from 37 countries that had reported at least 25 daily deaths up to 8 June 2020, […]

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From locked-in syndrome to rock and roll, and everything in between

BMJ Open marks a decade of influential open access research From a Belgian survey, showing that many patients with locked-in syndrome aren’t necessarily unhappy, to a study showing that solo performers living the rock n roll lifestyle are twice as likely to die young as their band members, and everything in between, BMJ Open is marking a decade of influential […]

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Top 10 Most Read in December: symptom assessment apps, multivitamins, and online teaching for medical students.

Happy New Year. The new year represents a fresh start for many of us and an opportunity to reflect back on the previous year. Taking a look at the top articles for December 2020, we are still seeing a very high interest in COVID-19 articles and we have two new entries this month. The entry […]

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