EJCRIM is an online free access journal and it was launched at EFIM Prague Congress (2-5 October 2013).
The aim of the journal is to provide a forum to Internal Medicine Doctors for the description of interesting cases, or a series or cluster of cases.
The journal would also consider brief reasoned reports (no more than 700 words) of issues relevant to the practice of Internal Medicine, as well as Abstracts submitted to scientific meetings of European societies of Internal Medicine.
For more information on the journal, please visit EJCRIM official website: www.ejcrim.com

The Editor-in-Chief's Editorial highlights well the philosophy and scope of the journal.

"Modern medicine began in the last half of the nineteenth century when doctors started practising the scientific method at the bedside. However, in his presidential address to the Association of American Physicians in 1979 James Wyngaarden postulated that the clinical scientist was an endangered species. Several reasons for this have been suggested, including “the seductive incomes that now derive from procedure-based specialty medicine”. Others have suggested that it is simply because the things left to be discovered at bedside have become exhausted, and that all the big medical advances will now be made by high-powered institutions. ( ... )"

How to write a case report: Get advice from the Editor in Chief's own words here.

EJCRIM is now indexed in PubMed Central.

Editorial Team

John Kellett, Canada

Associate Editors:
Mikkel Brabrand, Denmark
Ettore Bartoli, Italy
Eleni I. Boutati, Greece
Tim Cooksley, UK
Radovan Hojs, Slovenia
Dan Justo, Israel
Pier Mannuccio Mannucci, Italy
Alberto Marra, Germany
Ramon Pujol, Spain
Carla Araújo Pimentel, Portugal
Shirley Rigby, United Kingdom

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Journal's Contacts

Journal Manager: Silvia Malosio
Editorial Office: Lorella La Leggia
Publisher: SMC media Srl • Via Giovenale, 7 • 20136 Milano • Italy
phone: +39 02 58102846 - 83419431

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