European Medical Journal - Urology
Aims and Scope
The European Medical Journals’ clinical content is written by internationally renowned clinical academics and researchers and targeted towards readers in the medical sciences, from postgraduate level upwards. While intended to be read by practising doctors, researchers and academics within the specially, we aim to make all our articles accessible to readers in any medical discipline.
• European Medical Journal (EMJ) enables time-pressured physicians to stay abreast of key advances and opinion in Europe.
• EMJ comprises balanced and comprehensive articles written by leading authorities, addressing the most important and salient developments.
• EMJ endeavours to support physicians, clinicians and leading industry professionals in continuously developing their knowledge, effectiveness and productivity. The editorial policy has been designed to encourage discussion among this peer group.
• Comprehensive bibliographies for each article mean that EMJ is an informative and valuable reference tool for use throughout the year.
Structure and Format
• EMJ is published fourteen times a year comprising review articles, case reports, practice guides, theoretical discussions and original research.
• The structure of each edition of the publication comprises section categories determined by the editor. The degree of coverage assigned to each category is the decision of the editor, and in part reflects the views of the Editorial Board.
• Articles are fully referenced, providing a comprehensive review of existing knowledge and opinion.
EMJ is supported by various levels of expertise:
• Guidance from an Editorial Board consisting of leading authorities from a variety of disciplines.
• Invited contributors are recognised authorities from their respective fields.
• Peer review – conducted by experts appointed for their experience and knowledge of a specific topic.
• An experienced team of editors and technical editors.
• On submission, all articles are assessed by the editor to determine their suitability for inclusion and appropriateness for peer review.
• The editor, following consultation with either a member of the Editorial Board or the author(s), identifies appropriate reviewers, who are selected on the basis of their specialist knowledge in the relevant area.
• Following review, papers are either accepted without modification or returned to the author(s) to incorporate required changes. The editor reserves the right to accept or reject any proposed amendments.
Submissions and instructions to authors
• Contributors are identified and invited by the editor with the support of the technical editors and guidance from the Editorial Board.
• Following acceptance of an invitation, the author(s) and editor formalise the working title and scope of the article.
• Subsequently, the editor provides an ‘Instruction to Authors’ document and additional submission details.
• The Editor is always keen to hear from leading authorities wishing to discuss potential submissions, and will give due consideration to any proposals.
All articles included in EMJ are available as reprints.
Distribution and Readership
• EMJ is distributed 14 times a year through controlled circulation to senior professionals in that field.
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