Children — Open Access Pediatrics Journal

Children (ISSN 2227-9067) is an international open access journal of pediatrics published monthly online by MDPI. The publication focuses on sharing clinical, epidemiological and translational science relevant to children’s health.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science) from Vol. 3. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 28 days after submission; after acceptance the final manuscripts are published online within 7.2 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).
  • 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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Special Issues

Special Issue in Children
Implementing Pediatric Integrative Medicine in Practice Guest Editor: Hilary McClafferty
Deadline: 31 May 2018
Special Issue in Children
Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Neuroblastoma Guest Editor: Navin Pinto
Deadline: 1 July 2018
Special Issue in Children
Obesity and Metabolic Dysregulation in Childhood Guest Editor: Rachana D. Shah
Deadline: 1 September 2018
Special Issue in Children
Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour in Children and Adolescents Guest Editors: Lynne M. Boddy, Zoe Knowles, Pedro F. Saint-Maurice
Deadline: 3 September 2018

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Children
Controversies in Pediatric Digestive Diseases Collection Editor: Sari Acra
Topical Collection in Children
Development of Medicines for Paediatric and Rare Diseases - II Collection Editor: Klaus Rose

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