Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews

Jounal of Patient-Centered Research and ReviewsThe Winter 2016 issue (PDF, 6.8MB) of Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews (JPCRR) is now available! This first issue of the new year features a variety of interesting health topics, including original research on racial disparities in kidney transplant outcomes, the development of a risk score to reduce complications of peripheral vascular intervention, a new approach to communicating with veterans suffering from traumatic brain injury, and the underappreciated value of contrast echocardiography.

The Winter 2016 issue also includes a review of both the harmful and potentially beneficial effects of the stinging nettle plant, and a special supplement acknowledging JPCRR's volunteer peer reviewers from 2015.

To download individual articles, visit the journal's open-access website at

JPCRR is focused on scholarly works devoted to improving patient care through research and discovery. A quarterly publication, JPCRR features peer-reviewed original research and reviews for a multidisciplinary audience in medicine, health care, prevention, and translational and basic science.

Issues include:

  • Original Research
  • Systematic Reviews
  • Narrative Reviews
  • Editorials and Topics
  • Patient-Centered Essays
  • Supplemental Content

The journal currently has two ongoing calls for papers. Authors are strongly encouraged to submit manuscripts relating to Neurological Disorders by April 1, 2016, and those relating to Cardiovascular Aging by July 1, 2016, in order to be considered for these special themed issues. Also, submissions from any medical field will receive expedited review at this time.

To submit a paper to JPCRR, follow the instructions provided at For other inquires, please contact Dennis Baumgardner, MD, editor-in-chief, at 414-219-5191.


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