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Open Access and Author Rights

Evidence-based practice depends on the availability of high-quality evidence to inform clinical decision-making, patient care and practitioner education. However, much quality evidence is not easily accessible to practitioners because of high subscription costs to journals and other online resources. Open access, peer-reviewed publications dedicated to evidence-based interprofessional care can help address this issue. As such, Health and Interprofessional Practice is committed to maintaining immediate open access to all work it publishes.

Authors who publish in Health and Interprofessional Practice agree to the following terms:

  • First publication rights to articles, reviews and other works is granted to Health and Interprofessional Practice, but full copyright for articles, reviews and other works published in this journal is retained by the author(s).
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