What is 4M

4M brings you up to date!

4M is short for 4Medicine. 4M is a free email service that gives you a weekly overview of the last published abstracts of original articles, trials and reviews in the four leading medical journals, The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, The BMJ, JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association.
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NEJM

One of the most prestigious medical journals in the world. Founded in 1812. Published by the Massachusetts Medical Society. Impact Factor 55.9

The Lancet

A respected British medical journal. The Lancet has several specialized editions (which are not included in 4M). Founded in 1823. Published by Elsevier. Impact Factor 45.2

The BMJ

A leading British medical journal. The BMJ publishes research papers through Open Access. Founded in 1840. Published by BMJ Group.
Impact Factor 17.4

JAMA

A renowned American medical journal. JAMA has several specialized editions (which are not included in 4M). Founded in 1883. Published by the American Medical Association. Impact Factor 35.3

Editorial team 4M

The editorial team of 4M.
  • R.S. van Onkelen

    R.S. van Onkelen

    Founder

    R.S. van Onkelen, MSc, MD, PhD is the founder of 4Abstracts and her parts. He works in the Erasmus MC and in the Maasstad Hospital at the Departments of Surgery.

  • J.A. Lafranca

    J.A. Lafranca

    Co-founder

    J.A. Lafranca, MD, PhD is the Co-founder of 4Abstracts and her parts. He is also responsible for the website and technical logistics.

  • I.C.A. de Jong

    I.C.A. de Jong

    Editor in Chief

    I.C.A. de Jong, Bsc is Editor in Chief of 4M. She studies Medicine at the Radboud University Nijmegen.

  • W.B.L. van den Bossche

    W.B.L. van den Bossche

    Editor

    W.B.L. van den Bossche, MSc is editor of 4M. He works at the Erasmus MC at the Departments of Neurosurgery and Immunology.

  • T.M.M. Romijn

    T.M.M. Romijn

    Editor

    T.M.M. Romijn, MSc is editor of 4M. She studies Medicine at the University of Utrecht.

  • M.F. Hofhuis

    M.F. Hofhuis

    Editor

    M.F. Hofhuis, MD is editor of 4M. She works as a resident Dermatology in the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Zwijndrecht.

  • B.J.A. Verkouteren

    B.J.A. Verkouteren

    Editor

    B.J.A. Verkouteren, Msc is editor of 4M. She studies medicine at the Erasmus University Rotterdam

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What is 4A

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4A is short for 4Anesthesiology. 4A is a free email service that gives you a weekly overview of the last published abstracts of original articles, trials and reviews in four leading medical journals in the field of anesthesiology, Current Opinion in Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, British Journal of Anaesthesia and Anesthesia & Analgesia. It's easy to do and knowledge is for everyone, so sign up now.


 

Curr Opin Anaesthesio

A well-respected American monthly journal in Anesthesiology. Founded in 1994. Published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
Impact Factor 2.0

Anesthesiology

A renowned American anesthesiology journal. Anesthesiology publishes via Open Access and an Active Press Release Program. Founded in 1940. Published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. Impact Factor 5.9

Brit J Anaesth

A prestigious British journal. Founded in 1923. Published by Oxford University Press. Impact Factor 4.9

Anesth Analg

A leading American journal in anesthesiology. Founded in 1957. Published by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
Impactfactor 3.5

Editorial team 4A

The editorial team of 4A.
  •  
    R.S. van Onkelen

    R.S. van Onkelen

    Founder

    R.S. van Onkelen, MSc, MD, PhD is the founder of 4Abstracts and her parts. He works in the Erasmus MC and in the Maasstad Hospital at the Departments of Surgery.

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    J.A. Lafranca

    J.A. Lafranca

    Co-founder

    J.A. Lafranca, MD, PhD is the Co-founder of 4Abstracts and her parts. He is also responsible for the website and technical logistics. He works at the Ikazia Hospital at the Department of Surgery.

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    L.A. Verbaan

    L.A. Verbaan

    Editor in Chief

    L.A. Verbaan, BSc is Editor in Chief of 4A. She studies Medicine at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

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    R. van de Graaf

    R. van de Graaf

    Editor

    R. van de Graaf, BSc is editor of 4A. He studies Medicine at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

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    S. van Beek

    S. van Beek

    Editor

    S. van Beek, BSc is editor of 4A. He studies Medicine at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

  • T.J. van Ark

    T.J. van Ark

    Editor

    T.J. van Ark is editor of 4A. He studies Medicine at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

  • S.W.A. van Kekem

    S.W.A. van Kekem

    Editor

    S.W.A. van Kekem is editor of 4A. She studies Medicine at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

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What is 4B

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4B stands for 4Bone; it’s a free email service that brings you a weekly update of the latest clinical and review abstracts published in 4 prominent general orthopaedic journals. Issues are supplemented by important articles related to orthopaedic surgery from other 4Abstracts divisions.

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AJSM

The most highly ranked orthopaedic journal. Published by SAGE Publications in association with American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. Impact Factor 4.4

JBJS

Possibly one of the most renowned orthopaedic surgery journals. Published by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc., dba Striatus Orthopaedic Communications. Impact Factor 5.3

CORR

Leading American general orthopaedic journal. Published by The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons and Springer Science+Business Media.
Impact Factor 2.8

BJJ

Well-respected British version of JBJS, formerly known as the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (British Volume). Published by the British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery. Impact Factor 2.7

Editorial team 4B

The editorial team of 4B.
  • R.S. van Onkelen

    R.S. van Onkelen

    Founder

    R.S. van Onkelen, MSc, MD, PhD is the founder of 4Abstracts and her parts. He works in the Erasmus MC and in the Maasstad Hospital at the Departments of Surgery.

  • J.A. Lafranca

    J.A. Lafranca

    Co-founder

    J.A. Lafranca, MD, PhD is the Co-founder of 4Abstracts and her parts. He is also responsible for the website and technical logistics. He works at the Ikazia Hospital at the Department of Surgery.

  • B. Lubberts

    B. Lubberts

    Editor in Chief

    B. Lubberts, MD is Editor in Chief of 4B. He works as Orthopaedic Surgery PhD research fellow at the Foot and Ankle Service of Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard Medical School and Academic Medical Center Amsterdam.

  • K.C. Roth

    K.C. Roth

    Editor

    K.C. Roth, BSc is editor of 4B. He is a final year medical student at Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam and has been selected for a Dedicational Year of Orthopaedics.

  • N.R. Cools Paulino Pereira

    N.R. Cools Paulino Pereira

    Editor

    N.R. Cools Paulino Pereira, MD is editor of 4B. He works as Orthopaedic Surgery PhD research fellow at the Musculoskeletal Oncology Unit of Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard Medical School and Academic Medical Center Amsterdam.

  • D.P/ ter Meulen

    D.P. ter Meulen

    Editor

    D.P. ter Meulen, MD is editor of 4B. He is a PhD candidate in the Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He studies type C distal radius fractures in the elderly population.

  • D.H.L. Lemmers

    D.H.L. Lemmers

    Editor

    D.H.L. Lemmers, BSc is editor of 4B. He studies Medicine at the Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam.

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What is 4DAM

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4DAM is short for 4DutchAcuteMedicine. 4DAM is a free email service that gives you a monthly overview of the most interesting abstracts of original articles and reviews, published in the four leading medical journals in acute medicine: Critical Care, Annals of Emergency Medicine, American Journal of Emergency Medicijnen and Clinical Toxicology.
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Crit Care

Critical Care is a high quality, peer-reviewed, international open access clinical medical journal. The journal publishes commentaries, reviews and research in all areas of intensive care and emergency medicine. Published by BioMed Central, founded in 1997.
Impact Factor 5.04

Ann Emerg Med

Annals of Emergency Medicine is the official journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians. It is an international, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to improving the quality of care by publishing the highest quality science for emergency medicine and related medical specialties. Published by Elsevier. founded in 1972.
Impact Factor 4.38

Am J Emerg Med

A distinctive blend of practicality and scholarliness makes the American Journal Emergency Medicine a key source for information on emergency medical care. Published by Elsevier. Founded in 1983.
Impact Factor 1.15

Clin Toxicol

Clinical Toxicology is the official journal of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT), the European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinical Toxicologists (EAPCCT) and the American Association of Poison Control Centres (AAPCC). Published by Informa Health Care. Founded in 1968.
Impact Factor 3.12

Editorial team 4DAM

The editorial team of 4DAM.
  • R.S. van Onkelen

    R.S. van Onkelen

    Founder

    R.S. van Onkelen, MSc, MD, PhD is the founder of 4Abstracts and her parts. He works in the Erasmus MC and in the Maasstad Hospital at the Departments of Surgery.

  • J.A. Lafranca

    J.A. Lafranca

    Co-founder

    J.A. Lafranca, MD, PhD is the Co-founder of 4Abstracts and her parts. He is also responsible for the website and technical logistics.

  • R.A.M. Quax

    R.A.M. Quax

    Editor in Chief

    R.A.M. Quax, MD, PhD is Editor in Chief of 4DAM. He works as a fellow Acute Internal Medicine in the Erasmus MC in Rotterdam.

  • H. Mevius

    H. Mevius

    Editor

    H. Mevius, BSc is editor of 4DAM. She studies Medicine at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

  • M.E. Nuver

    M.E. Nuver

    Editor

    M.E. Nuver, MD is editor of 4DAM. He works as a clinical fellow Emergency Medicine at St. George's University Hospital in London.

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What is 4Ger

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4Ger is short for 4Geriatrics. 4Ger is a free email service that gives you a monthly overview of the most interesting abstracts of original articles and reviews published in four prominent geriatric journals: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, Alzheimer's and Dementia, American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. It’s easy to do and knowledge is for everyone, so sign up now.


J Am Geriatr Soc

The JAGS is possibly one of the most renowned geriatric journals. Founded in 1953. Published by Wiley.
Impact Factor 3.8

Alzheimers Dement

The most highly ranked journal in the fields of Geriatrics and Gerontology. Published by Elsevier. Impact Factor 11.6

J Gerontol A

One of the leading journals on aging. The Journals of Gerontology, Series A publishes within its covers Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. Published by Oxford University Press
Impact Factor 5.4

Am J Geriatr Psychiatry

The official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. Published by Elsevier. Impact Factor 4.2

Editorial team 4Ger

The editorial team of 4Ger.
  • R.S. van Onkelen

    R.S. van Onkelen

    Founder

    R.S. van Onkelen, MSc, MD, PhD is the founder of 4Abstracts and her parts. He works in the Erasmus MC and in the Maasstad Hospital at the Departments of Surgery.

  • J.A. Lafranca

    J.A. Lafranca

    Co-founder

    J.A. Lafranca, MD, PhD is the Co-founder of 4Abstracts and her parts. He is also responsible for the website and technical logistics.

  • K. Boudestein

    K. Boudestein

    Editor in Chief

    K. Boudestein, MD, MSc is Editor in Chief of 4Ger. She works as a resident Geriatric Medicine in the Erasmus MC

  • R.S. Planting

    R.S. Planting

    Editor

    R.S Planting, MD, MSc is Editor of 4Ger. She is a resident in Geriatric Medicine at the Erasmus MC.

  • N. Noorda

    N. Noorda

    Editor

    N. Noorda, MD, MSc is Editor of 4Ger. She is a resident in Geriatric Medicine at the Noordwest Ziekenhuisgroep in Alkmaar.

  • I.M. Celis

    I.M. Celis

    Editor

    I.M. Celis, MD is Editor of 4Ger. She is a resident in Geriatric Medicine at the Radboud UMC.

  • H. Heemskerk

    H. Heemskerk

    Editor

    H. Heemskerk, MD, MSc is Editor of 4Ger. She is a resident in Geriatric Medicine at the Flevoziekenhuis, Almere.

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What is 4S

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4S is short for 4Surgery. 4S is a free email service that gives you a monthly summary of the latest published abstracts of original articles, reviews and trials in the four leading surgical journals, JAMA Surgery, British Journal of Surgery, Annals of Surgery and Surgery.
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JAMA Surg

Formerly the prestigious Archives of Surgery. JAMA has several specialized editions (which are not included in 4S). Founded in 1920. Published by the American Medical Association. Impact Factor 3.9

Brit J Surg

A respected British medical journal. Founded in 1913. Published by John Wiley & Sons. Impact Factor 5.5

Ann Surg

A prestigious American medical journal. Founded in 1885. Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Impact Factor 8.3

Surgery

A leading American medical journal. Founded in 1948. Published by Elsevier. Impact Factor 3.4

Editorial team 4S

The editorial team of 4S.
  • R.S. van Onkelen

    R.S. van Onkelen

    Founder

    R.S. van Onkelen, MSc, MD, PhD is the founder of 4Abstracts and her parts. He works in the Erasmus MC and in the Maasstad Hospital at the Departments of Surgery.

  • J.A. Lafranca

    J.A. Lafranca

    Co-founder

    J.A. Lafranca, MD, PhD is the Co-founder of 4Abstracts and her parts. He is also responsible for the website and technical logistics. He works at the Reinier de Graaf Hospital at the Department of Surgery.

  • R. Kaufmann

    R. Kaufmann

    Editor in Chief

    R. Kaufmann, MD is Editor in Chief of 4S. She works in the Erasmus MC at the Department of Surgery.

  • J.K.W. Gerritsen

    J.K.W. Gerritsen

    Editor

    J.K.W. Gerritsen is editor of 4S. He studies Medicine at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

  • M.G. Nazir

    M.G. Nazir

    Editor

    M.G. Nazir, BSc is editor of 4S. She studies Medicine at the VU Medical Center Amsterdam.

  • S. Treu

    S. Treu

    Editor

    S. Treu, BSc is editor of 4S. She studies Medicine at the University Medical Center Utrecht.

  • B. Galjart

    B. Galjart

    Editor

    B. Galjart, BSc is editor of 4S. He studies Medicine at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

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What is 4P

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4P stands for 4Plastics; it’s a free email service that brings you a weekly update of the latest clinical and review abstracts published in 3 prominent general plastic surgery journals, complemented by the Journal of Hand Surgery. Issues are supplemented by important articles related to plastic surgery from other 4Abstracts divisions. Our issues are spread out over each month and contain 4 themes: Reconstructive, Hand & Upper extremity, Cosmetic, and Miscellaneous. This gives you the possibility to allocate time most efficiently, depending on your topic of interest. It's easy to do and knowledge is for everyone, so sign up now.


PRS

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is the most highly ranked plastic surgery journal. Published by Wolters Kluwer in association with American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Impact Factor 3.0

JHS

The Journal of Hand Surgery is one of the most renowned hand specific journals, and the official publication of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Published by Elsevier. Impact Factor 2.0

APS

The Annals of Plastic Surgery is published by Wolters Kluwer and is the highest-ranking independent plastic surgery journal.
Impact Factor 1.5

JPRAS

The Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery is the official journal of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons and Published by Elsevier. Impact Factor 1.1

Editorial team 4P

The editorial team of 4P.
  • R.S. van Onkelen

    R.S. van Onkelen

    Founder

    R.S. van Onkelen, MSc, MD, PhD is the founder of 4Abstracts and her parts. He works in the Erasmus MC and in the Maasstad Hospital at the Departments of Surgery.

  • J.A. Lafranca

    J.A. Lafranca

    Co-founder

    J.A. Lafranca, MD, PhD is the Co-founder of 4Abstracts and her parts. He is also responsible for the website and technical logistics. He works at the Ikazia Hospital at the Department of Surgery.

  • J. Strooker

    J. Strooker

    Editor in Chief

    J. Strooker, MD is Editor in Chief of 4P. He works as Plastic Surgery resident not in training at the OLVG in Amsterdam.

  • T. Teunis

    T. Teunis

    Editor

    T. Teunis, MD is editor of 4P. He works as a General Surgery resident at the OLVG in Amsterdam.

  • M. Brinkhorst

    M. Brinkhorst

    Editor

    M. Brinkhorst, MD is editor of 4P. She works as a General Surgery resident at the Medical Center Haaglanden.

  • J.N. Brinkman

    J.N. Brinkman

    Editor

    J.N. Brinkman, MD is editor of 4P. He works as a Plastic Surgery resident at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam.

  • E. Smits

    E. Smits

    Editor

    E. Smits, MD, PhD is editor of 4P. He works as a Plastic Surgery resident at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam.

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4U is short for 4Urology. 4U is a free email service that gives you a weekly overview of the latest published abstracts of original articles, trials and reviews in 4 prominent urology journals: European Urology, The Journal of Urology, Andrology and Neurourology and Urodynamics. Our issues are spread out over each month and contain 4 themes: Andrology, Functional Urology, Oncology and Miscellaneous. This gives you the possibility to allocate time most efficiently, depending on your topic of interest. It's easy to do and knowledge is for everyone, so sign up now.


Eur Urol

European Urology: is ranked 1st in the fields of Nephrology and Urology, and amongst surgical specialty journals. It is also the official journal of the European Association of Urology (EAU). Published by Elsevier.
Impact Factor 13.9

Andrology

Andrology: focusses on the study of the male reproductive system and other male gender related health issues. In 2013 the Journal of Andrology has merged with International Journal of Andrology to form Andrology. Published by Wiley. Impact Factor 2.3

J Urol

The Journal of Urology: is the official journal of the American Urological Association (AUA), and the most widely read and highly cited journal in the field. Published by Elsevier.
Impact Factor 4.5

Neurourol Urodyn

Neurourology and Urodynamics: is one of the most renowned functional urology journals, focussing on urinary tract function, urinary and fecal continence and pelvic floor function. Published by Wiley. Impact Factor 2.9

Editorial team 4U

The editorial team of 4U.
  • R.S. van Onkelen

    R.S. van Onkelen

    Founder

    R.S. van Onkelen, MSc, MD, PhD is the founder of 4Abstracts and her parts. He works in the Erasmus MC and in the Maasstad Hospital at the Departments of Surgery.

  • J.A. Lafranca

    J.A. Lafranca

    Co-founder

    J.A. Lafranca, MD, PhD is the Co-founder of 4Abstracts and her parts. He is also responsible for the website and technical logistics. He works at the Ikazia Hospital at the Department of Surgery.

  • T. de Vringer

    T. de Vringer

    Editor in Chief

    T. de Vringer, MD is Editor in Chief of 4U. She works at the Alrijne Hospital in Leiden, at the Department of Urology.

  • T.J.H. Arends

    T.J.H. Arends

    Editor

    T.J.H. Arends, MD is editor of 4U. He works at the Rijnstate Hospital in Arnhem at the Department of Surgery. His PhD-subject is bladder cancer, which he will his finish in June 2016.

  • S.P.R. Luijten

    S.P.R. Luijten

    Editor

    S.P.R. Luijten, BSc is editor of 4U. He studies Medicine and Neuroscience at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.  

  • I.B. de Angst

    I.B. de Angst

    Editor

    I.B. de Angst, MD is editor of 4U. She is a PhD candidate at the dpt. of Urology at the Sint Elisabeth- TweeSteden hospital and the Erasmus MC.

  • R.J. Hendriks

    R.J. Hendriks

    Editor

    R.J. Hendriks, MD is editor of 4U. She is a PhD candidate Urology at the Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen. The focus of her research is the clinical use of biomarkers for prostate cancer and renal cancer.

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