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Blackwell purchases "Int. Journal of Clinical Practice" from Medicom Int.

Blackwell Publishing (Boston, MA/Oxford, UK) has acquired the International Journal of Clinical Practice from Medicom International (Bronxville, NY). No terms were given.

The aqcuired title was launched in 1947 as the British Journal of Clinical Practice and is one of the oldest continuously published general medical journals. Produced 10 times a year, the Journal publishes editorial, original papers, reviews, features, and case and meeting reports for all major areas of clinical research. It has a circulation comprised of teaching hospitals and libraries worldwide as well as practicing clinicians.

Content includes discussion of such topics as: pharmacologic management of disease; reducing and preventing heart disease; infectious diseases; respiratory tract infections; global standards; current evidence for multiple sclerosis treatment; pain management; and vascular dementia, among others. An annual subscription costs $168 in print or $160 online.

Medicom International will continue to publish Medical-Project Management Today in print, Managed Care Interface and Long-Term Care Interface online, and related references and directories. Blackwell produces over 690 journals with over half of its medical and biomedical titles produced on behalf of professional societies or associations. Blackwell's medical division also produces over 100 medical book titles per year.
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Date:Oct 31, 2003
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