International Journal of Clinical Practice

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Edited By: Leslie Citrome

Impact Factor: 2.538

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 31/156 (Medicine General & Internal)

Online ISSN: 1742-1241

Editor's Choice

October 2014

Introduction to the British Heart Valve Society reviews
J. Chambers

Aortic valve disease
J. Rayner et. al.

Mitral valve disease
R. Ray & J. Chambers

Right-sided valve disease
S. Coffey et. al.

Prosthetic heart valves
J. Chambers

September 2014

When talking and texting get dirty: beware of mobile bacterial zoos
R. A. Stein

Children's behaviour problems: a NICE mess
S. Timimi

Too much coronary angioplasty in the USA?: less may be better – the conflicting roles of inexactness of medicine as a science, asymmetric information, technologic imperative, unnecessary care and ethicomedicinomics in US healthcare
M. A. C. Onuigbo & N. Agbasi

Mobile phones in clinical practice: reducing the risk of bacterial contamination
D. Mark et. al.

August 2014

The Effect of Horse Simulator Riding on Visual Analogue Scale, Body Composition and Trunk Strength in the Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain
J.-H. Yoo et. al.

Adherence therapy improves medication adherence and quality of life in people with Parkinson’s disease: a randomised controlled trial
D. Daley et. al.

Prevalence of lipid abnormalities and attainment of normal lipid levels among patients with dyslipidemia: A pooled analysis of observational studies from five Asian countries
S. Unniachan et. al.

July 2014

Where do peer reviewers come from?
L. Citrome

Epigenetic therapies – a new direction in clinical medicine
R. A. Stein

Use of QT intervals for a more accurate diagnose of syncope and evaluation of syncope severity
C. Buttà et. al

Systematic review and meta-analysis of pharmacological therapies for pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia and less common neuropathic conditions
S. J. Snedecor et. al

June 2014

Drug promotion tactics-yet another pharma deception?
A. Tagore

After 20 years, industry critics bury skeptics, despite empirical vacuum
D. Barton et. al.

The importance of weight management in type 2 diabetes mellitus
J. P. H. Wilding

Acupuncture for surgical conditions: an overview of systematic reviews
M. S. Lee and E. Ernst

May 2014

Paging Dr Cohen, Paging Dr Cohen…An effect size interpretation is required STAT!

GLP-1 receptor agonists vs. DPP-4 inhibitors for type 2 diabetes: is one approach more successful or preferable than the other?
S. Brunton

Development of UK recommendations on treatment for post-surgical erectile dysfunction
M. G. Kirby et. al.

Severe vitamin D deficiency is associated with frequently observed diseases in medical inpatients
A. Marra et. al.

April 2014

Atrial fibrillation …. more than simply being irregularly irregular
G. Y. H. Lip

Lone atrial fibrillation – an overview
T. S. Potpara and G. Y. H. Lip

Biomarkers in atrial fibrillation: an overview
J. A. Vílchez et. al.

AF burden is important – fact or fiction?
G. Boriani et. al.

How much atrial fibrillation causes symptoms of heart failure?
M. Guglin and R. Chen

March 2014

Comprehensive geriatric assessment – a guide for the non-specialist
T. J. Welsh et. al.

Faecal microbiota transplantation for Clostridium difficile infection
M. Dodin and D. E. Katz

Once bitten, twice shy: concern about gaining weight after smoking cessation and its association with seeking treatment
S. Veldheer et. al.

February 2014

Battle for the planet of the apps
L. Citrome and J. Karagianis

H7N9 influenza and beyond: international political frameworks
R. A. Stein

How to identify, assess and utilise mobile medical applications in clinical practice
T. D. Aungst et. al.

Obesity dilemma in the global burden of cardiovascular diseases
M. Boban et. al