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Journal of the Practice of Cardiovascular Sciences, a publication of Society for Journal of Practice of Cardiovascuar Sciences, is a peer-reviewed online journal with 3 Issues print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.j-pcs.org. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Exlibris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TdNet

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
Index Copernicus

Journal Ethics

Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Digital Archiving

Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS.

Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.

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While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:

  • "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
  • The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
  • Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

  Scope of the journal

The journal is a journal for Residents and PhD scholars. It is a Teaching journal which will reflect the teaching patterns of AIIMS and similar institutions with bedside clinics, seminars, journal reviews, statistical discussions, quizzes and many other interesting ways to learn cardiovascular sciences. Basic science will be reflected by articles from laboratory medicine, genetics and molecular cardiology with our partner institutes like Jawahar Lal Nehru University, IGIB, Delhi University and many others. There is a Fellows Forum to encourage writing by the trainees. The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in the field of Cardiovascular sciences, Cardiology, Cardiac surgery, Cardiac radiology, Cardiac anesthesia, Molecular cardiology, cardiovascular pharmacology, cardiovascular physiology and cardiac pathology. Basic science reports will be encouraged.

The Table of Contents are shown below

State of the Art

Review articles from Clinical or Basic Science.

Bedside Medicine

Case Discussions and Clinical topics discussed.

Original Articles

Original articles Clinical and basic science

Paraclinical pages

Articles from Pathology, Pharmacology, Genetics, Radiology etc.

Lab Science

Elaboration of specific techniques briefly e.g. “real time PCR explained” in one page.

My Approach

Expert opinion on specific issues (in 2-3 pages) .

Statistical Pages

Specific topic discussions ending with a “how to do it yourself” instruction.

Journal Club

Discussions of recent Clinical or Basic papers in the form of a journal club

Quiz Time

Fellows Forum

Space reserved for Residents and PhDs. Short reviews (2-3 pages or case reports or brief study reports)

Case Reports

Lessons from History

Stories from Medical History

News

Medical Updates

Institutes of Importance

Focus on Institutes of Importances

From the Funding Agencies /Regulatory Authorities.

Highlights from different funding agency programs.

Correspondence

Correspondence

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