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Elsevier's eClips Consult Streamlines Clinician...





PHILADELPHIA, January 14 /PRNewswire/ --

    - eClips Consult Web site, Daily E-mail Digests Deliver Top Articles and
Commentary to Busy Physicians



    Elsevier, the world's leading publisher of medical literature announced
today it has introduced eClips Consult (http://www.eclips.consult.com), a Web
site and e-mail digest service designed to simplify the process of
professional medical journal research and information access. The site and
e-mail service address physicians' need to quickly identify and assimilate 
information from 350 major medical journals and journal abstract databases by
providing article recommendations from a team of more than 280 medical
specialists.



    "Think of eClips Consult as a team of leading physicians from
every specialty standing by you, reading and selecting the best articles
across all specialties to ensure you receive the ground breaking information
you need, but don't have time to find on your own. eClips Consult keeps you
informed while you focus on your patients," said John Schrefer, VP,
Publisher, Continuity Publications for Health Sciences in Philadelphia. "This
site represents one more step in bridging the gap between medical research
and the practice of medicine."



    
    Features of eClips Consult include:
    
    - Article abstracts plus expert commentary on an article's relevance to
      or impact on a medical specialty.

    - Daily e-mails containing articles based on subscribers' search criteria
      including keywords, journal titles or topics of interest.

    - Easy, one-click access to full text articles.

    - Peer discussion, allowing physicians to comment on an article's
      relevance or importance to medical practice or specialty needs.

    - Star-based article rating system that helps physicians narrow article
      searches, with each article rated from "Top Article" to "Suggested
      Reading".

    - Evidence-ranked articles, enabling physicians to better evaluate an
      article's level of empirical support.





    eClips Consult's numerous editorial boards feature more than
280 experts in 28 medical specialties or sub-specialties. Surveying the most
popular medical journals from across the globe, these boards select journal
articles with the highest relevance and value for practicing physicians.
Preference is given to articles of high clinical importance supported by
strong medical evidence and free from previously published information.
Additionally, eClips Consult's e-mail digest service sends articles to
physician subscribers as soon as they are published.



About Elsevier

    Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific,
technical, and medical information products and services. Working in
partnership with the global science and health communities, Elsevier's 7,000
employees in over 70 offices worldwide publish more than 2,000 journals and
1,900 new books per year, in addition to offering a suite of innovative
electronic products, such as ScienceDirect (http://www.sciencedirect.com/),
MD Consult (http://www.mdconsult.com/), Scopus (http://www.info.scopus.com/),
bibliographic databases, and online reference works.



    Elsevier (http://www.elsevier.com/) is a global business
headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and has offices worldwide.
Elsevier is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc (http://www.reedelsevier.com/), a
world-leading publisher, and information provider. Operating in the science
and medical, legal, education and business-to-business sectors, Reed Elsevier
provides high-quality and flexible information solutions to users, with
increasing emphasis on the Internet as a means of delivery. Reed Elsevier's
ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK
and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).



    
    Tom Reller
    Director, Corporate Relations
    +1-212-462-1912
    [email protected]