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The Centre for Evidence Based Hand Surgery (Nottingham) have recently launched the HandSRev database. This is a listing of systematic reviews relevant to hand surgery (and hand therapy). An excellent resource and great place to start when looking for the latest evidence...

Useful document with staffing recommendations in hand therapy: Hand surgery in the UK: Manpower, resources, standards and training (BSSH 2007)

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How to submit a Manuscript


Hand Therapy will consider original articles and short reports on the theory and practice of hand therapy and related fields. Suitable material is not limited to the practice of physiotherapy and occupational therapy for the hand, but includes related fields where these are a matter of interest to those in the practice of hand therapy.

Manuscripts should be submitted electronically by e-mail  via: accompanied by a covering  letter. The covering letter should be signed by all authors confirming:

  1. They consent to publication,
  2. They have made a substantial contribution to the article through conception, design and/or drafting of the manuscript, and  
  3. The paper is not under consideration or accepted for publication elsewhere.

Manuscripts should conform to the authors’ guidelines

All manuscripts are subject to blinded peer review. Authors are welcome to contact the editor to discuss potential submissions and to seek advice.