General medical journals began at the end of the 18th century and specialist medical journals at the beginning of the 20th century later in that century came the subspecialty journals the growth in scientific and medical journals was exponential until a decade or so ago when the whole venture hit the economic buffers. The following excerpt is reprinted with permission from the trouble with medical journals taylor francis 2000 medical journals are probably a force for good but need considerable reform medical journals which many imagine to be as dull as telephone directories and twice as obscure influence the lives of everybody and not always for the better. The only trouble with richard smith for 13 years editor of the british medical journal is that he writes well but tends to repeat himself editors and ex editors are a small group in the medical world but we like to think we have been influential. The trouble with medical journals chapter 2 stephen lock my predecessor as editor of the bmj taught me always to remember that journals would soon be wrapping up next weeks fish and chips something we expected to cause excitement often he noted had all the impact of a doughnut in the north sea journals rarely cause change . Medical journals which many imagine to be as dull as telephone directories and twice as obscure influence the lives of everybody and not always for the better
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