Editor(s): Cave, James
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
Providing rigorous and independent evaluations of, and practical advice on, individual treatments and the overall management of disease for doctors, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals for over 50 years.
Since its inception, the journal has provided healthcare professionals with independent, clear, reliable information and advice to help ensure patients get the best care. DTB conclusions represent a synthesis of the best available medical evidence with opinions from a wide range of commentators.
DTB provides articles based on a synthesis of evidence with opinions from a wide range of specialist and generalist commentators, typically over 40 individuals and organisations for each article.
Over the years, DTB has initiated successful campaigns for the removal or restriction of medicines that it could not recommend, prompted withdrawal of excessive promotional claims and exposed fundamental weaknesses in certain prescribing practice.Surveys of our readership have consistently shown that readers find DTB authoritative and influential in relation to their decisions, recommendations or advice on treatments.