Children (ISSN 2227-9067) is an international open access journal dedicated to the streamlined yet scientifically rigorous dissemination of peer-reviewed science related to childhood health and disease in developed and developing countries.The publication will focus on sharing clinical, epidemiological, translational and basic science research relevant to children’s health . Moreover, the aim of the publication is to be a vehicle to highlight under-represented pediatric disciplines, to emphasize interdisciplinary research and to disseminate advances in knowledge in global child health. In addition to original research, the journal will publish expert editorials and commentary, clinical case reports, and insightful rapid communications reflecting the latest developments in pediatric medicine. By publishing meritorious articles as soon as the editorial review process is completed, rather than at predefined intervals, Children will also permit rapid open-access sharing of new information, allowing us to reach the broadest audience in the most expedient fashion.
Articles in Children include, but are not limited to:
- General Pediatrics
- Pediatric Subspecialties
- Adolescent Medicine
- Allergy and Immunology
- Critical Care Medicine
- Developmental/Behavioral Medicine
- Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
- Infectious Diseases
- Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine
- Emergency Medicine
- Sleep medicine
- Global Health
- Health Service and Health Policy Research
- Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
- Public Health and Epidemiology
MDPI Publication Ethics Statement
Children is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use CrossCheck (powered by iThenticate) to check submissions against previous publications.
Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.
Copyright / Open Access
Articles published in Children will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License. MDPI will insert following note at the end of the published text:
Reprints may be ordered. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to order reprints. Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website. Contact e-mail address is email@example.com.
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Reprints may be ordered. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to order reprints.
Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website. Contact e-mail address is email@example.com.