About Us

Background to the Journal:

Formerly known as the American Journal of SPHM, the International Journal of Safe Patient Handling & Mobility (SPHM) is now recognized as the global resource for safe patient handling research and publication by SPHM experts, member associations, and vendors.

With an impressive team of experts on the editorial review board, the journal publishes original research, literature reviews, case studies, articles on how SPHM has been integrated into specific clinical areas, formally evaluated SPHM successes and challenges for others to learn from, and evidence-based equipment evaluations.

As the only peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the SPHM industry, the International Journal of SPHM is the perfect choice for submitting your manuscripts. There is also a mentorship program for first-time authors to offer support and guidance. The International Journal of SPHM is indexed in CINAHL Complete.

The International Journal of SPHM is also involved in sponsoring many conferences and events throughout the year. Check our news feed and follow us on social media to stay up to date with SPHM happenings.

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