Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Discussion of Clinical Cases (PRINT ISSN 2375-8449, ONLINE ISSN 2375-8473) is an open-access journal, dedicated to keep scientists, clinical and medical practitioners, researchers informed about the ongoing research and the current developments regarding typical diseases. Articles must be authentic, understandable, educational and clinically interesting to an international audience of surgeons, trainees and researchers in all medical subspecialties, as well as clinicians in related fields.

Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original, and full-length articles that are not under review in any other journals. The journal is striving to achieve high quality through double-blind peer review, as specified in Author Guidelines.

The journal was acquired by Sciedu Press in March 2019, and now is jointly published by the Third Affilliated Hospital of Inner Mongolia Medical University and Sciedu Press.

 

Section Policies

Original Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Case Reports

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Reviews

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Reports

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Perspective

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Letter to Editor

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

We use a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewers’ and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be reviewed by at least two experts: one editorial staff member and at least one external reviewer. The review process may take 4-10 weeks.

 

Publication Frequency

2020 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2019 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2018 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2017 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2016 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2015 Quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2014 Quarterly, published in October

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

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