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Established: August 2004 Current Edition: Volume 6, Issue 2
Aims and Scope
US Cardiology enables time-pressured physicians to stay abreast of key advances and opinion in cardiovascular practice in the US.
US Cardiology comprises balanced and comprehensive articles written by leading authorities addressing the most important and salient developments in the
US Cardiology endeavors to support physicians, clinicians, and leading industry professionals in continuously developing their knowledge, effectiveness, and
productivity. The editorial policy has been designed to encourage discussion among this peer group.
Comprehensive bibliographies for each article mean that US Cardiology is an informative and valuable reference tool for use throughout the year.
Structure and Format
US Cardiology is a bi-annual journal comprising review articles, case reports, practice guides, theoretical discussions, and original research.
The structure of each edition of the publication comprises section categories determined by the Editor. The degree of coverage assigned to each category is
the decision of the Editor, and in part reflects the views of the Editorial Board.
Articles are fully referenced, providing a comprehensive review of existing knowledge and opinion.
Each edition of US Cardiology is also replicated in full online at www.touchcardiology.com
US Cardiology is supported by various levels of expertise:
Guidance from an Editorial Board consisting of leading authorities from a variety of cardiovascular disciplines.
Invited contributors are recognized authorities from their respective fields.
Peer review—conducted by experts appointed for their experience and knowledge of a specific topic.
An experienced team of Editors and Technical Editors.
On submission, all articles are assessed by the Editor to determine their suitability for inclusion and appropriateness for peer review.
The Editor, following consultation with either a member of the Editorial Board or the author(s), identifies appropriate reviewers, who are selected on the basis
of their specialist knowledge in the relevant area.
Following review, papers are either accepted without modification or returned to the author(s) to incorporate required changes. The Editor reserves the right to
accept or reject any proposed amendments.
Submissions and Instructions to Authors
Contributors are identified and invited by the Editor with the support of the Technical Editors and guidance from the Editorial Board.
Following acceptance of an invitation, the author(s) and Editor formalize the working title and scope of the article.
Subsequently, the Editor provides an ‘Instruction to Authors’ document and additional submission details.
The Editor is always keen to hear from leading authorities wishing to discuss potential submissions, and will give due consideration to any proposals. Please
contact the Editor for further details. The ‘Instruction to Authors’ information is available for download at www.touchcardiology.com
All articles included in US Cardiology are available as reprints (minimum order 1,000).
Please contact Fergus Brunning at firstname.lastname@example.org or T: +44 (0) 20 7452 5285.
Distribution and Readership
US Cardiology is distributed bi-annually through controlled circulation to senior professionals in the field in the US.
US Cardiology is audited by BPA Worldwide.
US Cardiology is published twice a year and is available on subscription. Subscription rates for 2009 are as follows: Full Institutional (online and print):
$225 (the Americas), €180 (Europe); Full Institutional (online only): $210 (the Americas), €170 (Europe); Full Personal (online and print): $100 (the Americas),
€80 (Europe); Full Personal (online only): $85 (the Americas), €70 (Europe). US cardiologists and other cardiovascular professionals qualify for free
subscriptions. Further information and an order form are available at www.touchcardiology.com/subscriptions or contact Miriam Oppenheim at
email@example.com or T: +44 (0) 20 7452 5135.
Copyright and Permission
Touch Briefings, a Touch Group plc company, is the sole owner of all articles and other materials that appear in US Cardiology, unless otherwise stated.
Permission to reproduce an article, either in full or in part, should be sought from the publication’s Editor.
www.touchbriefings.com provides clinicians and other industry professionals with a free resource of thousands of articles from over 50 annual and bi-annual
publications, spanning 22 healthcare specialties.
Available online at www.touchcardiology.com is US Cardiology’s sister publication, European Cardiology.
About Touch Briefings
Touch Briefings publishes a rich and diverse portfolio of fully referenced review journals across the clinical and pharmaceutical arenas. Through this
portfolio of over 50 print publications and dedicated industry websites, Touch Briefings aims to assist in the education and practice of healthcare and
pharmaceutical professionals. n
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