Periodicals

Below is a selection of publications providing in-depth coverage of key topics such as: epidemiology, evidence-based medicine, and pharmacy science.

ACP Journal Club. Philadelphia, PA: American College of Physicians. Bimonthly. ISSN 1056-8751. Offers evidence-based reviews of studies from over 150 peer-reviewed medical journals in the areas of internal and family medicine.

American Journal of Epidemiology. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press. Semimonthly. ISSN 0002-9262. Published on behalf of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Original articles devoted to empirical research findings and methodological developments in the field of epidemiology.

American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. Bethesda, MD: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Semimonthly. ISSN 1079-2082. The official publication of the AJHP. Publishes original articles on the advancement of rational drug therapy in organized health-care settings, drug information, professional issues, health-care delivery, and societal trends.

American Journal of Managed Care. Jamesburg, NJ: American Medical Publishing. Monthly. ISSN 1088-0224. Original, peer-reviewed clinical studies that emphasize healthcare outcomes, clinical- and cost-effectiveness, new technologies, quality management and clinical information systems, physician and patient behavior, and health policy.

Cancer Treatment Reviews. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Bimonthly. ISSN 0305-7372. Review journal. Evidence-based section added in 2003.

D&MD Newsletter. Westborough, MA: Drug & Market Development Publications. ISSN 1053-1564. Targeted to biotechnology and pharmaceutical professionals. Covers the latest research and commercial developments and provides profiles of companies and technologies.

Drug Topics. Montvale, NJ: Advanstar Medical Economics Healthcare Communications. Semimonthly. ISSN 0012-6616. Informational articles on all phases of pharmacy for community and health-system pharmacists, Health Management Organization (HMO) and consultant pharmacists, chain headquarters executives and buyers, mail-order pharmacists, wholesalers, academia, and others.

Epidemiology. Hagerstown, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Bimonthly. ISSN 1044-3983. Peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original research on the full spectrum ofepidemio-logic topics.

European Journal of Epidemiology. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. Monthly. ISSN 0393-2990. Peer-reviewed articles concentrating on the epidemiology of diseases in and around Europe.

Evidence-based Cardiovascular Medicine. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Quarterly. ISSN 1361-2611. Reviews published studies on cardiovascular research and treatment.

Evidence-based Healthcare. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Quarterly. ISSN 1462-9410. Reviews of published studies in the areas of health economics, managed care, and public health policy.

Evidence-based Medicine. London: BMJ Publishing Group. Bimonthly. ISSN 1356-5524. Publishes reviews of original studies from more than 130 medical and clinical journals.

Evidence-based Obstetrics & Gynecology. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Quarterly. ISSN 1361-259X. Reviews published studies on reproductive endocrinology, infertility, obstetrics, gynecological oncology, and general gynecology.

Health Economics. West Sussex, U.K.: John Wiley & Sons. Monthly. ISSN 1057-9230. Publishes original articles on all aspects of health economics: theoretical contributions, empirical studies, economic evaluations, and analyses of health policy from the economic perspective.

Health Marketing Quarterly. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press. Quarterly. ISSN 0735-9683. An applied journal for marketing health and human services. Offers "how-to" marketing tools for specific delivery systems.

Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology. Nor-well, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers. Quarterly. ISSN 1387-3741. An international journal devoted to quantitative methods for the study of utilization, quality, cost, and outcomes of health care. Publishes research papers on quantitative method, case studies, and review articles.

International Journal of Epidemiology. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press. Bimonthly. ISSN 0300-5771. Original articles and reviews in the field of epidemiology.

International Journal of Medical Marketing. London: Henry Stewart Publications. Quarterly. ISSN 1469-7025. Peer-reviewed articles on competitive strategies and emerging markets, tailored to pharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostic industries.

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. London: BMJ Publishing Group. Monthly. ISSN 0143-005X. Publishes original articles, reviews and short papers on all aspects of epidemiology and public health.

Journal of Health Economics. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Bimonthly. ISSN 0167-6296. Original articles on production and financing of health services, demand and utilization of services, manpower planning and forecasting, cost-benefit analyses, and more.

Journal of Pharmaceutical Marketing & Management. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press. Quarterly. ISSN 0883-7597. Publishes original research articles as well as book reviews and brief reports on pilot studies and early investigations.

Med Ad News. Newtown, PA: Engel Publishing Partners. Monthly. ISSN 1067-733X. Newspaper-style publication offering news and informative articles on the business of drug marketing.

Medical Marketing & Media. New York, NY: Haymarket Media. Monthly. ISSN 0025-7354. Trade journal targeted to pharmaceutical marketing specialists and brand managers.

Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics. New Rochelle, NY: The Medical Letter, Inc. Bi-weekly. ISSN 0025-732X. An independent, peer-reviewed, nonprofit publication that offers unbiased critical evaluations of drugs, with special emphasis on new drugs, to physicians and other members of the health professions. It evaluates virtually all new drugs and reviews older drugs when important new information becomes available on their usefulness or adverse effects.

Pharma Marketletter. London: Marketletter Publications Ltd. Weekly. ISSN 0951-3175. Weekly newsletter covering the pharmaceutical industry. Covers companies, worldwide markets, launches, sales, and conferences.

Pharmaceutical Executive. Duluth, MN: Advanstar Communications. Monthly. ISSN 0279-6570. Trade publication providing news and informative articles on the pharmaceutical industry. In-depth profiles of companies and corporate executives are offered in each issue.

Pharmacy Times. Jamesburg, NJ: Romaine Pierson Publishers. Monthly. ISSN 0003-0627. Industry trade publication offered free to pharmacists and pharmacy professionals. Informative articles geared towards pharmacists' everyday practice needs, including drug therapy management, pharmaceutical care, drug information, etc.

The Pink Sheet. Chevy Chase, MD: F-D-C Reports. Weekly. ISSN 1530-6240. Often referred to as the "Bible" of the prescription pharmaceutical industry, this weekly newsletter covers regulatory activities, industry news, new products, sales, and earnings performance.

Scrip World Pharmaceutical News. West Sussex, U.K.: PJB Publications. Semiweekly. ISSN 0143-7690. Leading pharmaceutical business newsletter providing coverage of research, companies, and regulatory actions worldwide.

U.S. Pharmacist. New York, NY: Jobson Publishing. Monthly. ISSN 0148-4818. Peer-reviewed clinical articles covering the latest advances in patient care, community, hospital, and alternative care sites as well as economic and legal issues.

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