Best of 2013

Best of 2013: Top Medical Articles Published this Year

   ► Addiction

Top Downloaded Articles:

Differences in the Profiles of DSM-IV and DSM-5 Alcohol Use Disorders: Implications for Clinicians
Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

Alcohol − a universal preventive agent? A critical analysis

Internet gaming disorder and the DSM-5

The persistence of the association between adolescent cannabis use and common mental disorders into young adulthood

Lack of international consensus in low-risk drinking guidelines
Drug and Alcohol Review


Our addiction portfolio includes:

Addiction Addiction Biology Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research The American Journal on Addictions Drug and Alcohol Review      
   ► Allergy & Immunology
   ► Anesthesia & Pain Medicine
   ► Cardiology
   ► Dentistry

Top Downloaded Articles:

Infection and inflammatory mechanisms
Journal of Clinical Periodontology

Periodontal systemic associations: review of the evidence
Journal of Clinical Periodontology

Metabolic hormones in saliva: origins and functions
Oral Diseases

Periodontitis and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease: consensus report of the Joint EFP/AAP Workshop on Periodontitis and Systemic Diseases
Journal of Clinical Periodontology

Diabetes and periodontal diseases: consensus report of the Joint EFP/AAP Workshop on Periodontitis and Systemic Diseases
Journal of Clinical Periodontology


Our dentistry portfolio includes:

Australian Dental Journal Australian Endodontic Journal Clinical Oral Implants Research Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology Dental Traumatology Endodontic Topics European Journal of Dental Education
European Journal of Oral Sciences Gerodontology International Dental Journal International Endodontic Journal International Journal of Dental Hygiene International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry Journal of Clinical Periodontology Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry
Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine Journal of Oral Rehabilitation Journal of Periodontal Research Journal of Prosthodontics Journal of Public Health Dentistry Molecular Oral Microbiology Oral Diseases
Oral Surgery Orthodontics & Craniofacial Research Periodontology 2000 Special Care in Dentistry        
   ► Dermatology

Top Downloaded Articles:

Topical therapies for the treatment of plaque psoriasis: systematic review and network meta-analyses
British Journal of Dermatology

Guidelines for the management of vitiligo: the European Dermatology Forum consensus
British Journal of Dermatology

Successful Treatment of Depressed, Distensible Acne Scars Using Autologous Fibroblasts: A Multi−Site, Prospective, Double Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial
Dermatologic Surgery

Epidemiology of acne vulgaris
British Journal of Dermatology

A systematic review of the literature on the treatment of pityriasis rubra pilaris type 1 with TNF-antagonists
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology


Our dermatology portfolio includes:

Australasian Journal of Dermatology British Journal of Dermatology Clinical and Experimental Dermatology Contact Dermatitis Dermatologic Therapy Experimental Dermatology International Journal of Cosmetic Science International Journal of Dermatology
International Wound Journal Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology Journal of Cutaneous Pathology The Journal of Dermatology JDDG: Journal der Deutschen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Mycoses Pediatric Dermatology
Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine Skin Research and Technology Wound Repair and Regeneration          
   ► Emergency Medicine

Top Downloaded Articles:

Medical reversal: What are you doing wrong for your patient today?
Emergency Medicine Australasia

The Importance of First Pass Success When Performing Orotracheal Intubation in the Emergency Department
Academic Emergency Medicine

SAEM Annual Meeting Abstracts
Academic Emergency Medicine

Practical management of the shocked neonate
Emergency Medicine Australasia

Reducing Blood Culture Contamination in the Emergency Department: An Interrupted Time Series Quality Improvement Study
Academic Emergency Medicine


Our emergency medicine portfolio includes:

Academic Emergency Medicine Acute Medicine & Surgery Emergency Medicine Australasia Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine: A Journal of Translational and Personalized Medicine        
   ► Endocrinology
   ► Gastroenterology and Hepatology
   ► General and Internal Medicine

Top Downloaded Articles:

Keeping mitochondria in shape: a matter of life and death
European Journal of Clinical Investigation

Undue industry influences that distort healthcare research, strategy, expenditure and practice: a review
European Journal of Clinical Investigation

Effects of an isocaloric healthy Nordic diet on insulin sensitivity, lipid profile and inflammation markers in metabolic syndrome − a randomized study (SYSDIET)
Journal of Internal Medicine

Adverse effects of homeopathy: a systematic review of published case reports and case series − comment by Tournier et al
International Journal of Clinical Practice

Implications of new anticoagulants in primary practice
International Journal of Clinical Practice


Our general and internal medicine portfolio includes:

Clinical and Translational Science European Journal of Clinical Investigation International Journal of Clinical Practice Journal of Internal Medicine        
   ► Genetics

Top Downloaded Articles:

Hypoxia-inducing factors as master regulators of stemness properties and altered metabolism of cancer− and metastasis−initiating cells
Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine

Akt-mediated anti-apoptotic effects of substance P in Anti−Fas−induced apoptosis of human tenocytes
Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine

Interconnections between apoptotic, autophagic and necrotic pathways: implications for cancer therapy development
Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine

Genes and mutations causing retinitis pigmentosa
Clinical Genetics

Characterization of chitosan−gelatin scaffolds for dermal tissue engineering
Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine


Our genetics portfolio includes:

Clinical Genetics Congenital Anomalies Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine The Journal of Gene Medicine Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine      
   ► Geriatrics
   ► Health and Social Care

Top Downloaded Articles:

Improving Wait Times and Patient Satisfaction in Primary Care
Journal for Healthcare Quality

Whole-Patient Measure of Safety: Using Administrative Data to Assess the Probability of Highly Undesirable Events During Hospitalization
Journal for Healthcare Quality

Excessive alcohol use and its association with risky sexual behaviour: a cross-sectional analysis of data from Victorian secondary school students
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health

Large-Scale Improvement Initiatives in Healthcare: A Scan of the Literature
Journal for Healthcare Quality

Optimizing patient involvement in quality improvement
Health Expectations


Our health and social care portfolio includes:

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health Health & Social Care in the Community Health Economics Health Expectations The International Journal of Health Planning and Management Journal for Healthcare Quality Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice The Journal of Rural Health
   ► Hematology and Transfusion
   ► Infectious Disease

Top Downloaded Articles:

Next-generation sequencing technology in clinical virology
Clinical Microbiology and Infection

EUCAST expert rules in antimicrobial susceptibility testing
Clinical Microbiology and Infection

Innovative newborn health technology for resource-limited environments
Tropical Medicine & International Health

Gut bacterial microbiota and obesity
Clinical Microbiology and Infection

Newer influenza antivirals, biotherapeutics and combinations
Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses


Our infectious disease portfolio includes:

American Journal of Industrial Medicine Clinical Microbiology and Infection Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis HIV Medicine Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses Journal of Medical Primatology Journal of Medical Virology Journal of Travel Medicine
New Microbes and New Infections Reviews in Medical Virology Tropical Medicine & International Health          
   ► Medical Education

Top Downloaded Articles:

From sick role to practices of health and illness
Medical Education

Analysing the hidden curriculum: use of a cultural web
Medical Education

Understanding and encouraging feedback-seeking behaviour: a literature review
Medical Education

Gender matters in medical education
Medical Education

The remediation challenge: theoretical and methodological insights from a systematic review
Medical Education


Our medical education portfolio includes:

Medical Education The Clinical Teacher            
   ► Nephrology
   ► Neurology

Top Downloaded Articles:

Enzyme induction with antiepileptic drugs: Cause for concern?

Structural correlates of impaired working memory in hippocampal sclerosis

EFNS/MDS-ES recommendations for the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease
European Journal of Neurology

Summary of the recommendations of the EFNS/MDS−ES review on therapeutic management of Parkinson’s disease
European Journal of Neurology

Stages of pTDP−43 pathology in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Annals of Neurology


Our neurology portfolio includes:

Acta Neurologica Scandinavica Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology Annals of Neurology Clinical and Experimental Neuroimmunology Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology Epilepsia European Journal of Neurology International Journal of Stroke
Journal of Neuroimaging Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System Journal of Sleep Research Movement Disorders Movement Disorders Clinical Practice Muscle & Nerve Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry
Sleep and Biological Rhythms World Stroke Academy            
   ► Nursing

Top Downloaded Articles:

Florence Nightingale − never more relevant than today
Journal of Advanced Nursing

What are the core elements of patient−centred care? A narrative review and synthesis of the literature from health policy, medicine and nursing
Journal of Advanced Nursing

It’s time for the nursing profession to leverage social media
Journal of Advanced Nursing

Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues in the Translation of Genomics Into Health Care
Journal of Nursing Scholarship

Medication administration errors by nurses: adherence to guidelines
Journal of Clinical Nursing


Our nursing portfolio includes:

Birth European Diabetes Nursing European Journal of Cancer Care International Journal of Mental Health Nursing International Journal of Nursing Knowledge International Journal of Nursing Practice International Journal of Older People Nursing International Journal of Urological Nursing
International Nursing Review Japan Journal of Nursing Science Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing Journal of Advanced Nursing Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing Journal of Clinical Nursing Journal of Midwifery & Women?s Health Journal of Nursing Management
Journal of Nursing Scholarship Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Journal of Renal Care Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Nursing & Health Sciences Nursing for Women's Health Nursing Forum
Nursing in Critical Care Nursing Inquiry Nursing Philosophy Perspectives in Psychiatric Care Public Health Nursing Rehabilitation Nursing Research in Nursing & Health Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences
Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing              
   ► Nutrition and Dietetics

Top Downloaded Articles:

Living with coeliac disease and a gluten-free diet: a Canadian perspective
Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics

Probiotic metabolites as epigenetic targets in the prevention of colon cancer
Nutrition Reviews

Pregnancy and iron homeostasis: an update
Nutrition Reviews

Effects of front-of-package and shelf nutrition labeling systems on consumers
Nutrition Reviews

The challenges of implementing behaviour changes that lead to sustained weight management
Nutrition Bulletin


Our nutrition and dietetics portfolio includes:

Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics Maternal & Child Nutrition Nutrition & Dietetics Nutrition Bulletin Nutrition Reviews      
   ► OBGYN

Top Downloaded Articles:

Meta-analysis of second-trimester markers for trisomy 21
Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology

ISUOG Practice Guidelines: performance of first-trimester fetal ultrasound scan
Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology

Implementation of maternal blood cell-free DNA testing in early screening for aneuploidies
Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology

Drospirenone-containing oral contraceptive pills and the risk of venous and arterial thrombosis: a systematic review
BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Noninvasive prenatal testing: the paradigm is shifting rapidly
Prenatal Diagnosis


Our OBGYN portfolio includes:

Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology The Journal of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist Prenatal Diagnosis Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology
   ► Occupational and Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine

Top Downloaded Articles:

Adaptations to aerobic interval training: interactive effects of exercise intensity and total work duration
Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports

Acute effects of static stretching on peak torque and the hamstrings-to-quadriceps conventional and functional ratios
Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports

Relationship of Cognitive and Perceptual Abilities to Functional Independence in Adults Who Have Had a Stroke
Occupational Therapy International

Does pre-exercise static stretching inhibit maximal muscular performance? A meta-analytical review
Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports

Stroke-specific executive function assessment: A literature review of performance-based tools
Australian Occupational Therapy Journal


Our occupational therapy, physical therapy, and sports medicine portfolio includes:

Australian Occupational Therapy Journal Musculoskeletal Care Occupational Therapy International Physiotherapy Research International Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports      
   ► Oncology

Top Downloaded Articles:

Cancer statistics, 2013
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

American Cancer Society lung cancer screening guidelines
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

Cancer screening in the United States, 2013
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

Survival after lumpectomy and mastectomy for early stage invasive breast cancer

Eurogin Roadmap: Comparative epidemiology of HPV infection and associated cancers of the head and neck and cervix
International Journal of Cancer


Our oncology portfolio includes:

Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology The Breast Journal CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians Cancer Cancer Cytopathology Cancer Science Cell Proliferation Diagnostic Cytopathology
Genes, Chromosomes and Cancer Hematological Oncology International Journal of Cancer Journal of Surgical Oncology Molecular Carcinogenesis Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research Thoracic Cancer  
   ► Ophthalmology

Top Downloaded Articles:

Corneal cross-linking - a review
Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics

Central serous chorioretinopathy: a review of epidemiology and pathophysiology
Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology

Ocular toxoplasmosis II: clinical features, pathology and management
Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology

Statistical guidelines for the analysis of data obtained from one or both eyes
Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics

Glaucoma diagnostics
Acta Ophthalmologica


Our ophthalmology portfolio includes:

Acta Ophthalmologica Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology Clinical and Experimental Optometry Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics        
   ► Otolaryngology
   ► Pathology

Top Downloaded Articles:

Review: Activation patterns of microglia and their identification in the human brain
Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology

Review: Systemic inflammation and Alzheimer’s disease
Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology

American Society of Cytopathology 56th Annual Scientific Meeting Platform and Poster Presentations
Cancer Cytopathology

Review: Microglia of the aged brain: primed to be activated and resistant to regulation
Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology

Gene expression patterns unveil a new level of molecular heterogeneity in colorectal cancer
The Journal of Pathology


Our pathology portfolio includes:

Acta Physiologica Brain Pathology Cancer Cytopathology Cytopathology Histopathology International Journal of Experimental Pathology Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis Journal of Forensic Sciences
The Journal of Pathology Neuropathology Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology Pathology International        
   ► Pediatrics
   ► Pharmacology

Top Downloaded Articles:

Inhibition of MAO-A and stimulation of behavioural activities in mice by the inactive prodrug form of the anti-influenza agent oseltamivir
British Journal of Pharmacology

Cognitive effects of two nutraceuticals Ginseng and Bacopa benchmarked against modafinil: a review and comparison of effect sizes
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology

Erythropoietin doping in cycling: lack of evidence for efficacy and a negative risk-benefit
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology

Herb-drug interactions: an overview of systematic reviews
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and inflammatory processes: nutrition or pharmacology?
British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology


Our pharmacology portfolio includes:

Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology British Journal of Pharmacology Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology Clinical Pharmacology in Drug Development Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies Fundamental & Clinical Pharmacology Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental
International Journal of Pharmacy Practice The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy  
   ► Psychiatry
   ► Radiology

Top Downloaded Articles:

ACR guidance document on MR safe practices: 2013
Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Prospective motion correction in brain imaging: A review
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

Diffusion-weighted MRI of the abdomen: Current value in clinical routine
Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

ZTE imaging in humans
Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

Fatigue and rapid hamstring/quadriceps force capacity in professional soccer players
Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging


Our radiology portfolio includes:

Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging Concepts in Magnetic Resonance Part A Concepts in Magnetic Resonance Part B: Magnetic Resonance Engineering Journal of Clinical Ultrasound Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology Magnetic Resonance in Medicine  
   ► Rheumatology
   ► Surgery

Top Downloaded Articles:

Exhaled volatile organic compounds identify patients with colorectal cancer
British Journal of Surgery

Improving outcomes in gastrointestinal cancer
British Journal of Surgery

Contemporary perioperative care strategies
British Journal of Surgery

Abstracts of the Thirteenth Annual Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Congress

Evidence-based postoperative pain management after laparoscopic colorectal surgery
Colorectal Disease


Our surgery portfolio includes:

ANZ Journal of Surgery BJS Colorectal Disease HPB Surgical Practice      
   ► Transplantation

Top Downloaded Articles:

OPTN/SRTR 2011 Annual Data Report: Heart
American Journal of Transplantation

Long-term management of the successful adult liver transplant: 2012 practice guideline by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the American Society of Transplantation
Liver Transplantation

Cytomegalovirus in Solid Organ Transplantation
American Journal of Transplantation

OPTN/SRTR 2011 Annual Data Report: Kidney
American Journal of Transplantation

Selection of induction therapy in kidney transplantation
Transplant International


Our transplantation portfolio includes:

American Journal of Transplantation Artificial Organs Clinical Transplantation Dialysis & Transplantation Liver Transplantation Pediatric Transplantation Transplant Infectious Disease Transplant International
   ► Urology and Andrology