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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 trimonthly (4 issues annually) 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 >>

2018 Published Issues
  • Consolato Maria Sergi, FRCP (C), MD, MSc, PhD, Full Professor, (E-mail:biotechlab@gmail.com)Department of Lab Medicine and Pathology, University of Alberta, Alberta T6G 2B7, 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
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Therapeutics Advances
Best practices in supervising cognitive behavioral therapy with youth 
Robert D Friedberg 
World J Clin Pediatr 7(1):1-8. Published online Feb 8, 2018. doi: 10.5409/wjcp.v7.i1.1
Behavioural and emotional disorders in childhood: A brief overview for paediatricians 
Michael O Ogundele 
World J Clin Pediatr 7(1):9-26. Published online Feb 8, 2018. doi: 10.5409/wjcp.v7.i1.9
Controversies in diagnosis and management of Kawasaki disease 
Rakesh Kumar Pilania, Dharmagat Bhattarai, Surjit Singh 
World J Clin Pediatr 7(1):27-35. Published online Feb 8, 2018. doi: 10.5409/wjcp.v7.i1.27
Review of the evidence for the management of co-morbid Tic disorders in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder 
Michael O Ogundele, Hani F Ayyash 
World J Clin Pediatr 7(1):36-42. Published online Feb 8, 2018. doi: 10.5409/wjcp.v7.i1.36
Case Control Study
Abdominal obesity adversely affects bone mass in children 
Sowmya Krishnan, Michael P Anderson, David A Fields, Madhusmita Misra 
World J Clin Pediatr 7(1):43-48. Published online Feb 8, 2018. doi: 10.5409/wjcp.v7.i1.43
Retrospective Cohort Study
Neither hereditary periodic fever nor periodic fever, aphthae, pharingitis, adenitis: Undifferentiated periodic fever in a tertiary pediatric center 
Silvia De Pauli, Sara Lega, Serena Pastore, Domenico Leonardo Grasso, Anna Monica Rosaria Bianco, Giovanni Maria Severini, Alberto Tommasini, Andrea Taddio 
World J Clin Pediatr 7(1):49-55. Published online Feb 8, 2018. doi: 10.5409/wjcp.v7.i1.49
Retrospective Study
Pediatricians lack knowledge for the diagnosis and management of functional constipation in children over 6 mo of age 
Ariani Widodo, Badriul Hegar, Yvan Vandenplas 
World J Clin Pediatr 7(1):56-61. Published online Feb 8, 2018. doi: 10.5409/wjcp.v7.i1.56
Clinical Practice Study
Outcomes of transconjuctival sutureless 27-gauge vitrectomy for stage 4 retinopathy of prematurity 
Parag K Shah, Vishma Prabhu, Venkatapathy Narendran 
World J Clin Pediatr 7(1):62-66. Published online Feb 8, 2018. doi: 10.5409/wjcp.v7.i1.62