Drugs in Context publishes high-quality, peer-reviewed articles covering the latest evidence and innovations in drug treatment across all therapeutic areas. We focus on original research papers and topical review articles; other article types are considered.
Journal metricsScopus CiteScore 2021: 8.1; SCImago Journal Rank 2021: 1.130; Source Normalized Impact per Paper: 1.915; Ranked 52 of 826 (93rd percentile) in General Medicine journals and 55 of 303 (82nd percentile) in Pharmacology journals
Article typesWe publish original research papers and topical review articles. Other article types, including systematic reviews and meta-analyses, editorials, case reports, conference reports and Letters to the Editor, are also considered.
Peer reviewAll manuscripts undergo single-blind external peer review with comments from at least two reviewers. A first editorial decision is expected within 4 weeks of submission and online publication within 4 weeks after acceptance
Drugs in Context is an Open Access journal, with articles freely accessible online for all readers. Articles are assessed for suitability upon submission or pre-submission and then sent for external peer review. There is no charge for submitting a manuscript for consideration.
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