Top cited articles

The quality and impact of our journals are dependent on many different measures. We’ve provided here some of those metrics for European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, to reflect the latest 2019 data, that remain important to our authors. We’ve also listed our top most cited articles from each of the last three years, free to read.

2019

Results of EAHP’s 2018 Survey on Medicines Shortages
Miljkovic, Nenad; Gibbons, Nicholas; Batista, Aida, et al. 
10.1136/ejhpharm-2018-001835

Palliative analgesia with topical sevoflurane in cancer-related skin ulcers: a case report
Damaso Fernandez-Gines, F.; Cortinas-Saenz, Manuel, et al.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2017-001421

Pharmacotherapy within a learning healthcare system: rationale for the Dutch Santeon Farmadatabase
van de Garde, Ewoudt M. W.; Plouvier, Bram C.; Fleuren, Hanneke W. H. A., et al.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2017-001329

A UK hospital survey to explore healthcare professional views and attitudes to patients incorrectly labelled as penicillin allergic: an antibiotic stewardship patient safety project
Wilcock, Michael; Powell, Neil; Sandoe, Jonathan.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2017-001451

Therapeutic drug monitoring of antibiotic agents: evaluation of predictive performance
Sima, Martin; Bakhouche, Hana; Hartinger, Jan; Cikankova, Tereza, et al. 
0.1136/ejhpharm-2017-001396

Biosimilar medicines
Sule, Andras; Jorgensen, Frank; Horak, Petr; Peppard, Joan; Kohl, Stephanie.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2018-001821

Consumption trend and prescription pattern of opioid analgesics in China from 2006 to 2015
Fang, Wentong; Liu, Tingting; Gu, Zhongsheng; Li, Qian; Luo, Can .
10.1136/ejhpharm-2017-001460

Medication adherence interventions and outcomes: an overview of systematic reviews
Wilhelmsen, Nina C.; Eriksson, Tommy.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2018-001725

Mixed methods study of medication-related decision support alerts experienced during electronic prescribing for inpatients at an English hospital
Bell, Helen; Garfield, Sara; Khosla, Sonia; Patel, Chimnay, et al.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2017-001483

Preparation has a future!
Le Brun, Paul P. H.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2019-002087

2018

Medication practice in hospitals: are nanosimilars evaluated and substituted correctly?
Knoeff, Josefien; Fluhmann, Beat, et al. 
0.1136/ejhpharm-2016-001059

Evaluation of antibiotic prescribing for adult inpatients at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Sultanate of Oman
Al-Maliky, Ghada Redha; Al-Ward, Mustafa Manhal; Taqi, et al.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2016-001146

The impact of logarithmic dose banding of anticancer drugs on pharmacy compounding efficiency at Ghent University Hospital
Claus, Barbara; Pourcq, Kaat De; Clottens, Nele; Kruse, Vibeke, et al.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2016-001093

Junior doctors’ communication with hospital pharmacists about prescribing: findings from a qualitative interview study
Axon, David Rhys; Lim, Rosemary Hwee Mei; Lewis, Penny J.; Sandher, Sarena, et al. 
10.1136/ejhpharm-2017-001449

The role of the clinical pharmacist in the NICU: a cross-sectional survey of Australian and Polish pharmacy practice
Krzyzaniak, Natalia; Pawlowska, Iga; Bajorek, Beata.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2017-001432

Pharmacist-initiated deprescribing in hospitalised elderly: prevalence and acceptance by physicians
Cheong, Selina Tingting; Ng, Tat Ming; Tan, Keng Teng.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2017-001251

Pharmacist prescribing in critical care: an evaluation of the introduction of pharmacist prescribing in a single large UK teaching hospital
Cross, Verity J.; Parker, James T.; Min, Marie-Christine Y. L. Law, et al. 
10.1136/ejhpharm-2017-001267

Experience of compounding total parenteral nutrition admixtures for preterm infants in a hospital pharmacy: evidence of calcium and phosphate compatibility problem
Zenoni, Davide; Loiacono, Stefano.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2016-001143

Applicability of the STOPP/START criteria to older polypathological patients in a long-term care hospital
Hernandez Martin, Julia; Merino-Sanjuan, Virginia; Peris-Marti, Juan; Correa-Ballester, Marta, et al.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2017-001262

2017

Challenges of deprescribing in the multimorbid patient
Cullinan, Shane; Hansen, Christina Raae; Byrne, Stephen,  et al.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2016-000921

No association between losartan use and acute pancreatitis in hypertensive patients
Lai, Shih-Wei; Lin, Hsien-Feng; Lin, Cheng-Li; Liao, Kuan-Fu, et al.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2015-000840

Evaluation of a pharmaceutical assessment screening tool to measure patient acuity and prioritise pharmaceutical care in a UK hospital
Hickson, Ryan P.; Steinke, Douglas T.; Skitterall, Charlotte.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2015-000829

Batch-to-batch N-glycosylation study of infliximab, trastuzumab and bevacizumab, and stability study of bevacizumab
Planinc, Ana; Dejaegher, Bieke; Vander Heyden, Yvan; Viaene, Johan, et al.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2016-001022

Review of structured guides for deprescribing
Scott, Ian; Anderson, Kristen; Freeman, Christopher
10.1136/ejhpharm-2015-000864

Deprescribing: a primary care perspective
Duncan, Polly; Duerden, Martin; Payne, Rupert A.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2016-000967

Biosimilar infliximab for the management of rheumatoid arthritis in France: what are the expected savings?
Beck, M.; Michel, B.; Rybarczyk-Vigouret, M-C; Sordet, C, et al.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2016-000904

UK hospital patient discharge: the patient perspective
Wright, Sally; Morecroft, Charles W.; Mullen, Rachel; Ewing, Alison B.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2016-001134

Incorrect aseptic techniques in medicine preparation and recommendations for safer practices: a systematic review
Suvikas-Peltonen, Eeva; Hakoinen, Suvi; Celikkayalar, Ercan; Laaksonen, Raisa, et al.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2016-001015

Patient-centred consultations in a dispensary setting: a learning journey
Barnett, Nina L.; Flora, Kalveer.
10.1136/ejhpharm-2016-000929

Journal Metrics:

Speed
Days to first decision: 24
Days from acceptance to publication: 20

Impact
2 year Impact Factor (JCR): 0.892
SciMago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.283
Eigenfactor: 0.00078
Citescore: 1.2

Reach
2019 total content accesses: 152,030
Total Altmetric Mentions: 598