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Issues in Pharmacotherapy Practice
Articles in this section are designed to provide today's pharmacotherapy practitioners with perspective on a wide range of drug-related issues and provide insight on improving the rationale use of drugs.
State-of-the art systematic reviews of topical pharmacotherapy issues. The principles of evidenced-based medicine are required for submission of all pharmacotherapy review articles with a focus on clinically relevant issues in pharmacotherapy practice to ensure readers can apply these findings to daily practice.
Pharmacotherapy updates are not designed to be comprehensive systematic reviews but should be brief, focused reports on recent advances in pharmacotherapy. Summary of consensus conference and position statements pertinent to pharmacotherapy can also be included.
Reviews on new drugs or drug classes with comprehensive description of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, indication, drug interactions, efficacy, toxicity and cost. Relation of new drugs to others in the same class and conclusions about the role of new agents are required when applicable.
Drug information submissions are designed to provide brief response to specific therapeutic questions or controversies. This section is ideally presented in a question-and-answer format.
Reports on innovative pharmacotherapy practices highlighting advanced practitioner roles and their impact on patient outcomes. Reports on the use of information technology and/or informatics in advancing clinical practice and research are encouraged.
Commentaries are designed to provide opinion on pertinent issues in pharmacotherapy
practice. Perspective on selected areas of drug therapy and personal experiences are
encouraged for all submissions in this section. Commentaries directed toward a specific
specialty are also encouraged.
Please direct any inquiries or comments about the this section to the Publishing Editors. If you have any recommendations for journal content, we would be pleased to receive your ideas.
Last updated: April 19, 2002