TITLE

PURPOSE AND PROCEDURE

PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 139 Issue 3, pA-17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The general purpose of the journal "ACP Journal Club" is to select biomedical literature articles that report original studies and systematic reviews that warrant immediate attention by physicians attempting to keep pace with important advances in internal medicine. These articles are summarized in value-added abstracts and commented on by clinical experts. The specific purposes of the journal are to detect, using pre-stated criteria, the best original and review articles on the cause, course, diagnosis, clinical prediction, prevention, treatment, or economics of medical disorders managed by internists and related sub-specialists and on quality improvement and continuing medical education intervention trials in internal medicine. To summarize this literature in the form of structured abstracts that describe the objectives, methods, results, and evidence-based conclusions of studies in a reproducible, accurate, and applicable fashion.
ACCESSION #
11533533

 

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