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Welcome to the World Journal of Clinical Pediatrics

The World Journal of Clinical Pediatrics (WJCP) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of pediatrics.  It was launched on June 8, 2012 and is published irregularly by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage pediatrists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJCP describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJCP are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks. The WJCP’s acceptance rate: 39%. Submit here >>

2019 Published Issues
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Editors-in-Chief
  • Consolato Maria Sergi, FRCP (C), MD, MSc, PhD, Full Professor, Department of Lab. Medicine and Pathology, Stollery Children's Hospital, University of Alberta, Edmonton T6G 2B7, Alberta, Canada
  • Toru Watanabe, MD, PhD, Doctor, Professor, (E-mail: twata@hosp.niigata.niigata.jp) Department of Pediatrics, Niigata City General Hospital, Niigata 950-1197, Japan
Indexing/Abstracting
The WJCP is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
There is currently no impact factor.
ISSN
2219-2808 (online)
Minireviews
Applications of lung clearance index in monitoring children with cystic fibrosis 
Andrew Fretzayas, Konstantinos Douros, Maria Moustaki, Ioanna Loukou 
World J Clin Pediatr 8(2):15-22. Published online Apr 9, 2019. doi: 10.5409/wjcp.v8.i2.15
Prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis in premature infants – an updated review 
Yu-Ting Jin, Yue Duan, Xiao-Kai Deng, Jing Lin 
World J Clin Pediatr 8(2):23-32. Published online Apr 9, 2019. doi: 10.5409/wjcp.v8.i2.23
Prospective Study
Prevalence of respiratory syncytial virus infection among children hospitalized with acute lower respiratory tract infections in Southern India 
Sandesh Kini, Bhuvanesh Sukhlal Kalal, Sara Chandy, Ranjani Shamsundar, Anita Shet 
World J Clin Pediatr 8(2):33-42. Published online Apr 9, 2019. doi: 10.5409/wjcp.v8.i2.33