Annals of Internal Medicine

Annals of Internal Medicine is an academic medical journal published by the American College of Physicians (ACP). It publishes research articles and reviews in the area of internal medicine. Its current editor is Christine Laine. The journal had a 2011 impact factor of 16.7, which makes it among the most-cited of general clinical medical journals, only exceeded by Journal of the American Medical Association, The Lancet and New England Journal of Medicine. Founded in 1927, Annals of Internal Medicine has been published twice monthly since 1988. Former Editor-in-Chief, Edward Huth, has published details of the journal s history. Medical publishing innovations by the journal include: An archive of issues from 1993 is available at the journal s website in text and PDF (from 1999) formats. Some material over six months old is freely accessible, and access to all papers is provided free of charge to developing countries.

Publisher
American College of Physicians
Country
United States
History
1927–present
Impact factor
16.7 (2011)
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Advanced care decision aids underutilized

(HealthDay)—Decision aids are underutilized for advanced care planning and their effectiveness is not well documented, according to a review published online July 29 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Aug 01, 2014
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Early hormone therapy may be safe for women's hearts

(HealthDay)—Healthy women at low risk of cardiovascular disease may be able to take hormone replacement therapy soon after menopause for a short time without harming their hearts, according to a new study.

Jul 28, 2014
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Nurses expand outpatient care for chronically ill adults

(HealthDay)—Team care involving nurse-managed protocols is one model that may improve outpatient care for adults with chronic conditions, according to research published in the July 15 issue of the Annals of ...

Jul 17, 2014
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Teens and all-terrain vehicles is a dangerous combo

(HealthDay)—Adult all-terrain vehicle (ATV) use is common in children younger than 16 in rural areas, and is linked with heightened risk of injury and death, according to a study published in the July/August ...

Jul 16, 2014
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