Drugs & Aging delivers essential information on the most important aspects of drug therapy to researchers and healthcare professionals involved in the care of older patients.

Through a program of reviews and original research articles, the journal addresses major issues relating to drug therapy in older adults, including the management of specific diseases or disorders, particularly those associated with aging, age-related physiological changes impacting drug therapy, and issues related to drug utilization and prescribing.

Drugs & Aging offers a range of additional enhanced features designed to increase the visibility, readership and educational value of the journal’s content. Each article is accompanied by a Key Points summary, giving a time-efficient overview of the content to a wide readership. Articles may be accompanied by plain language summaries to assist readers in understanding important medical advances. The journal also provides the option to include various other types of enhanced features including slide sets, videos and animations. All enhanced features are peer reviewed to the same high standard as the article itself. Peer review is conducted using Editorial Manager®, supported by a database of international experts. This database is shared with other Adis journals.

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Editor
  • David Williamson
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

2.846 (2018)
Impact factor
3.221 (2018)
Five year impact factor
45 days
Submission to first decision
23 days
Acceptance to publication
132,849 (2018)
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Electronic ISSN
1179-1969
Print ISSN
1170-229X
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  1. BIOSIS
  2. Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  3. Current Contents/ Life Sciences
  4. Current Contents/Clinical Medicine
  5. EBSCO Abstracts in Social Gerontology
  6. EBSCO Academic Search
  7. EBSCO Advanced Placement Source
  8. EBSCO Biomedical Reference Collection
  9. EBSCO CINAHL
  10. EBSCO Discovery Service
  11. EBSCO Nursing and Allied Health Collection
  12. EBSCO STM Source
  13. EMBASE
  14. EMCare
  15. Elsevier Biobase
  16. Google Scholar
  17. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  18. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  19. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  20. Medline
  21. Naver
  22. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  23. Pathway Studio
  24. ProQuest Central
  25. ProQuest Health & Medical Collection
  26. ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection
  27. ProQuest Medical Database
  28. ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Database
  29. ProQuest Psychology Database
  30. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  31. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  32. Reaxys
  33. SCImago
  34. SCOPUS
  35. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  36. Semantic Scholar
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