Free patient access to health and medical research papers

Elsevier, a medical research publisher, provides free access to medical and health care papers for patients and caregivers. To request access, you must email Elsevier indicates they will aim to provide the requested articles within 24 hours.

You should include the article title and author(s), date published, and/or the URL if available.

In addition, patients and caregivers who participate in the publication of an article and have a preference or need to publish that article open access, but lack the funds for the Article Publishing Charge, you can make a request for a waiver of the APC by emailing . Please include the article title; author(s); and the journal title you have submitted the article to.

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