Children — Open Access Journal

Children (ISSN 2227-9067) is an international peer-reviewed 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 23 days after submission; after acceptance the final manuscripts are published online within 5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2018).
  • Recognition of reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
  • 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
Tobacco and Nicotine Use and Exposure Among Children and Adolescents Guest Editors: Susan C. Walley, Lori Pbert
Deadline: 1 June 2019
Special Issue in Children
Impact of Nutrition and Environmental Factors during Pregnancy and Early Life on Allergies Guest Editor: Ann-Marie Malby Schoos
Deadline: 30 June 2019
Special Issue in Children
Chronic Illness and Death in Childhood Guest Editors: Panagiotis Pentaris, Panayiota Christodoulou
Deadline: 31 August 2019
Special Issue in Children
Atopic Dermatitis and Psoriasis in Children Guest Editors: Steven R. Feldman, Lindsay C. Strowd
Deadline: 1 September 2019

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Children
Advances in Pediatric Digestive Diseases Collection Editor: Sari Acra
Topical Collection in Children
Development of Medicines for Paediatric and Rare Diseases Collection Editors: Jane Grant-Kels, Klaus Rose, Johannes Van den Anker

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