Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
- The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format, copied into our template (see author guidelines).
- Referencing is Vancouver numbered style, and where available URLs for the references have been provided.
- The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end, and are of adequate quality / resolution.
- Patient / Parent consent forms are attached if required (see author guidelines)
- An author declaration form has been completed and signed by all authors (digital scanned signature image within the table is acceptable). See author guidelines.
Short Reports, including Case Reports
These are accepted in any format but within their content must include:
i.) the main purpose
ii.) comprehensive elements of the design and intervention
iii.) comprehensive results
iv.) implications and wider relevance.
Submitted reports must be no more than 1500 words excluding references.
London School of Paediatrics Conference Abstracts
These must be submitted in conjunction with an application to present at the London School of Paediatrics annual conference.
Submissions must include:
iv.) analysis and wider relevance.
Submitted abstracts must be no more than 350 words excluding references.
We welcome insightful submissions from healthcare professionals, patients and their carers.
These can be of any length and format.
Contributors should consider the readability and accessibility of their submission.
Original research is accepted for publication.
Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the works authorship and initial publication in this journal.
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