The definitive guide to the multidisciplinary specialty of pharmaceutical medicine, encompassing scientific, medical and related activities in the discovery, development, evaluation, registration and monitoring of medicines, the execution of clinical trials, and the regulatory and ethical requirements pertaining to drug development. The journal publishes peer-reviewed original research and review articles covering all aspects of pharmaceutical medicine, from the processes involved in the identification of new active substances, through their development and licensing as medicinal products, to the monitoring of their use in clinical practice.

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  • Susan Pochon
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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23,885 (2018)
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Electronic ISSN
1179-1993
Print ISSN
1178-2595
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  7. EMBASE
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  9. Emerging Sources Citation Index
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  12. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  13. Medline
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  22. Reaxys
  23. SCImago
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