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Table 1 Number of original articles published from August 2007 to August 2019 in the 5 most read journals during our journal club meetings in the 3 journal categories, percentages of articles exposed during our journal club meetings and percentages of practice-changing articles

From: Journal club in an ICU: rate and factors associated with practice-changing articles. Analysis of 1712 articles read over a 13-year period (2007–2019)

Journals (n = 97)Nb original articles publishedNb original articles read% [95% CI] read/published articlesNb of original practice-changing articles% [95% CI] of original practice-changing read articles
General journals (n = 15)294,1674950.17 [0.15–0.18]459.09 [6.86–11.95]
New England Journal of Medicine85342152.52 [2.21–2.87]2511.63 [8.00–16.60]
Journal of the American Medical Association86781351.56 [1.32–1.84]96.67 [3.55–12.18]
The Lancet10,426710.68 [0.54–0.86]912.68 [6.81–22.37]
British Medical Journal12,488210.17 [0.11–0.26]00.00 [0.00–15.46]
Archive of Internal Medicine1653191.15 [0.74–1.79]00.00 [0.00–16.82]
Others (n = 10)252,388340.01 [0.01–0.02]25.88 [1.63–19.09]
ICU specialized journals (n = 12)29,5537282.46 [2.29–2.65]314.26 [3.02–5.98]
Critical Care Medicine49273617.33 [6.63–8.09)154.16 [2.53–6.74]
Intensive Care Medicine30142006.64 [5.80–7.58]73.50 [1.71–7.05]
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine4926771.56 [1.25–1.95]33.90 [1.33–10.84]
Critical Care4268571.34 [1.03–1.73]47.02 [2.76–16.70]
Annals of Intensive Care692162.31 [1.43–3.72]16.25 [1.11–28.33]
Others (n = 7)11,726170.14 [0.09–0.23]15.88 [1.05–26.98]
Non-ICU-specialized journals (n = 70)264,4293450.13 [0.12–0.14]174.93 [3.10–7.75]
Clinical Infectious Diseases7661760.99 [0.79–1.24]79.21 [4.53–17.81]
Chest5102651.27 [1.00–1.62]23.08 [0.85–10.54]
Anesthesiology3613230.64 [0.42–0.95]14.35 [0.77–20.99]
The Lancet Infectious Diseases2369180.76 [0.48–1.20]15.56 [0.99–25.76]
Annals of Surgery4259140.33 [0.20–0.55]17.14 [1.27–31.47]
Others (n = 65)241,4251490.06 [0.05–0.07]53.36 [1.44–7.61]
Original articles published in journals read at least once during our journal club meetings588,14915680.27 [0.25–0.28]935.93 [4.87–7.21]
All original articles referenced on PubMed10,982,18815680.01 [0.01–0.02]935.93 [4.87–7.21]
  1. Nb number, CI confidence interval