Clinical Drug Investigation covers:

  • Clinical trials
  • Outcomes research
  • Pharmacoeconomics studies
  • Pharmacoepidemiology studies
  • Pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic studies
  • Application of drug-delivery technology in healthcare

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  • Jasbir Singh
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Journal metrics

2.267 (2019)
Impact factor
2.010 (2019)
Five year impact factor
16 days
Submission to first decision
72 days
Submission to acceptance
153,149 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
1179-1918
Print ISSN
1173-2563
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