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approx. number in 12 months
|Scientia Medica published 50 open access articles in the past 12 months.
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|All articles submitted to Scientia Medica undergo an initial assessment by the editors, regarding the minimum requirement standards and journal rules. Then the manuscript is sent to reviewers who evaluate the article by adding comments, suggesting changes, and giving an opinion concerning its acceptance for publication. Authors and reviewers are blind to each other. The editors make then the final decision. When modifications are suggested, these are forwarded to the authors for reply and, subsequently, to the proofreaders to ensure that the requirements are met. Documents may undergo statistical review whenever necessary. Articles are accepted by taking the following into consideration: originality, relevance and scientific contribution to the field. From submission to editorial decision, the whole process can be tracked electronically by the author by accessing the site through the username and password that are supplied when registering.