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Biomedical Sciences - Pharmacology & Toxicology | Aims and Scope: Pharmaceutical Medicine

Aims and Scope: Pharmaceutical Medicine

Pharmaceutical Medicine is a specialist discipline concerned with medical aspects of the discovery, development, evaluation, registration, regulation, monitoring, marketing, distribution and pricing of medicines, drug-device and drug-diagnostic combinations. The Journal disseminates information to support the community of professionals working in these highly inter-related functions. Key areas include translational medicine, clinical trial design, pharmacovigilance, clinical toxicology, drug regulation, clinical pharmacology, biostatistics and pharmacoeconomics.

The Journal includes:

  • Overviews of contentious or emerging issues.
  • Comprehensive narrative reviews that provide an authoritative source of information on topical issues.
  • Systematic reviews that collate empirical evidence to answer a specific research question, using explicit, systematic methods as outlined by PRISMA statement.
  • Original research articles reporting the results of well-designed studies with a strong link to wider areas of clinical research.

Articles published in Pharmaceutical Medicine may be accompanied by lay-level summaries, to assist patients, caregivers and others in understanding important medical advances.

All manuscripts are subject to peer review by international experts. Letters to the Editor are welcomed and will be considered for publication.