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Available online at: European Endocrinology

Established: December 2005 Frequency: Bi-annual Current edition: Volume 8 Issue 1, Spring 2012

Aims and Scope • European Endocrinology enables time-pressured physicians to stay abreast of key advances and opinion in endocrine practice in Europe. • European Endocrinology comprises balanced and comprehensive articles written by leading authorities, addressing the most important and salient developments in the field of endocrinology.

• European Endocrinology endeavours to support physicians, clinicians and related healthcare 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 European Endocrinology is an informative and valuable reference tool for use throughout the year.

Structure and Format • European Endocrinology is a bi-annual journal comprising review articles, case reports, practice guides, theoretical discussions and original research. •

Articles are fully referenced, providing a comprehensive review of existing knowledge and opinion. • Each edition of European Endocrinology is replicated in full online at

Editorial Expertise European Endocrinology is supported by various levels of expertise: • • • •

Peer Review • •

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.

Guidance from an Editorial Board consisting of leading authorities from a variety of endocrine disciplines. Invited contributors who are recognised 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 either with 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 • • • •


All articles included in European Endocrinology are available as reprints (minimum order 1,000). Please contact Matthew Goodwin at or T: +44 (0) 20 7452 5361.

Distribution and Readership European Endocrinology is distributed bi-annually through controlled circulation to senior professionals in the field in Europe.

Abstracting and Indexing European Endocrinology is abstracted, indexed and listed in Embase and Scopus, Genamics JournalSeek, Google Scholar, IndexCopernicus and Summon by Serial Solutions.

Copyright and Permission Touch Briefings, a Touch Group plc company, is the sole owner of all articles and other materials that appear in European Endocrinology, unless otherwise stated. Permission to reproduce an article, either in full or in part, should be sought from the publication’s Editor.

Online provides clinicians and other industry professionals with a free resource of thousands of articles from over 40 quarterly, bi-annual and annual titles, spanning 22 healthcare specialities. Also available online at is European Endocrinology’s sister publication, US Endocrinology.

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 40 print titles and dedicated industry websites, Touch Briefings aims to assist in the education and practice of healthcare and pharmaceutical professionals. n

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 formalise 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



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