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Clinical Journals

Keep up-to-date. On-line references for general pediatric clinical care:

1. AAP Policy Statements
Helpful site to see what leaders in pediatric health care are recommending.

2. PEDIATRICS electronic pages
The online version of PEDIATRICS contains all materials from the print edition of PEDIATRICS, in addition to the original research articles published only online in PEDIATRICS electronic pages. The online version of the journal is considered the journal of record. Archives of past issues (abstracts and citations from January 1948 onward, and full-text from January 1997 forward) are also maintained. Users can link to Medline, browse subspecialty article collections, scan classified ads, browse future tables of contents, register for free e-mail alerts, and search for articles on specific subjects. The full-text of PEDIATRICS online is only available to subscribers.

About PEDIATRICS electronic pages
Every month, approximately 8-14 original, peer-reviewed research articles are published in PEDIATRICS electronic pages, the Internet section of PEDIATRICS. All articles published in PEDIATRICS electronic pages are peer-reviewed and adhere to the same rigorous editorial standards as the articles that appear in the print edition.

3. Archives of Disease in Childhood
Non subscribers have access to the table of contents, abstracts, and back archives more than 12 months old.

First published in 1926 Archives of Disease in Childhood focuses on all aspects of child health and disease from the perinatal period (in the Fetal and Neonatal edition) through to adolescence. Published monthly, ADC includes peer reviewed material of a high standard -- in each issue we publish original papers, editorials and commissioned review articles. It is a truly international journal with an international readership and papers originating worldwide. Archives of Disease in Childhood currently has an impact factor of 1.866.

4. Pediatric Research
Pediatric Research (Online ISSN: 1530-0447) is the official publication of the American Pediatric Society, the European Society for Paediatric Research, the Society for Pediatric Research and the European Society for Paediatric Haematology and Immunology. It is published monthly for the International Pediatric Research Foundation by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Volumes begin in January and July and a volume index appears in the June and December issues. Free back issues more than 12 months old.

5. The Journal of Pediatrics
From preventive health care to treatment of childhood diseases to emergency care -- all of these subjects and more are covered in the Journal of Pediatrics. This journal serves as a practical guide for the continuing education of physicians who diagnose and treat disorders in infants and children. Original, peer-reviewed articles oriented toward clinical practice help physicians stay abreast of the latest and ever-changing developments in pediatric medicine. The Journal of Pediatrics ranks in the top 2.3% of the 5,684 scientific journals most frequently cited (2000 Science Citation Index). Subscription required for full text.

6. MMWR Electronic Edition
Identical to the printed version, MMWR Electronic Edition, published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

7. The NewEngland Journal of Medicine
Register to receive full text and special articles 6 months after publication. Subscribers have PDA download services.

8. Weekly Journal Updates
Sign up for e-mail delivery of abstracts from other pediatric journals