Children — Open Access Pediatrics Journal

Children (ISSN 2227-9067) is an international open access journal of pediatrics published quarterly online by MDPI. The publication focuses on sharing clinical, epidemiological, translational and basic science research relevant to children’s health.
  • Open Access - free for readers, free publication for well-prepared manuscripts submitted in 2016.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science). Citations to be available in PubMed soon, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 40 days after submission; after acceptance the final manuscripts are published online within 2 weeks (median values for papers published in this journal in 2015).
  • Scope: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Subspecialties, Global Health, Ethics, Health Service  and Health Policy Research, Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine, Public Health and Epidemiology

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Children Editorial Office
St. Alban-Anlage 66, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34
Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
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Special Issues

Special Issue in Children
Mind-Body Medicine in Children and Adolescents Guest Editor: Hilary McClafferty
Deadline: 31 December 2016
Special Issue in Children
Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Children with Chronic Diseases Guest Editors: Clare Collins, Tracy Burrows
Deadline: 28 February 2017
Special Issue in Children
Pediatric Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Guest Editor: Lucia Pacifico
Deadline: 30 April 2017
Special Issue in Children
New Trend in Pediatric Cardiology: Pulmonary Hypertension Guest Editor: Maria Serratto-Benvenuto
Deadline: 31 May 2017

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Children
Controversies in Pediatric Digestive Diseases Collection Editor: Sari Acra
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