Advances in the Use of Single-Case Designs in Healthcare

A special issue of Healthcare (ISSN 2227-9032). This special issue belongs to the section "Health Assessments".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 October 2024 | Viewed by 727

Special Issue Editors

UQ Centre for Clinical Research, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4001, Australia
Interests: N-of-1 trials; clinical trials; personalised medicine
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General Practice Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4001, Australia
Interests: N-of-1 trials; health psychology; clinical trials; digital health; implementation science
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This Special Issue will cover new applications of Single-Case Designs (including N-of-1 trials and Single-Case Experimental Designs) in any health discipline, with a focus on novel clinical contexts, methodologies, interventions, mobile health/digital apps, and data analysis methods. Consumer perspectives (such as patient experience or patients as collaborators) are also invited.

Acceptable submissions include original research articles, systematic reviews, literature reviews, opinion pieces, protocols, and short reports.

Dr. Jane Nikles
Dr. Suzanne McDonald
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Healthcare is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2700 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • N-of-1 trials
  • N=1 trials
  • N1 trials
  • single case experimental designs
  • patient experience
  • patients as collaborators
  • mobile health data analysis
  • pharmacogenomics

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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