Integrative Medicine Research

Integrative Medicine Research (IMR) is the official journal of the Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine. The journal is a quarterly, peer-reviewed, subsidized open access journal focused on evidence-based scientific research in integrative medicine, and traditional and complementary medicine, consisting of nonpharmacological interventions and practices as well as herbal medicines. The journal aims to provide new research perspectives on holistic integrative health, innovative health preservation approaches and convergence for clinical practice and biomedical sciences.

IMR aims to publish high-quality papers that are of interest to an international readership including researchers, clinical practitioners, administrators and others concerned with clinical best practice, research methodology, and education and policy development in integrative medicine. The current focus of the journal is globally diversified and IMR welcomes papers of international research collaborations and papers from all over the world.

IMR publishes articles of applied research and clinical research, including randomized controlled trials, intervention studies, cohort studies, observational studies, diagnostic test accuracy and reliability studies, qualitative and mixed method studies, animal studies, systematic reviews and narrative reviews. The types of publications considered are editorials, review articles, original research articles, case reports, letters to the editor, commentaries, study protocols, and short communications relating to integrative medicine.

Editor-in-Chief Jong Yeol Kim, KMD, PhD

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  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISSN: 2213-4220