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Instructions for authors

The International Journal of Emergency Medicine is a high-quality online journal which aims to bring to light the various clinical advancements and research developments attained over the world and thus help the specialty forge ahead. It is directed towards physicians and medical personnel undergoing training or working within the field of Emergency Medicine. Medical students who are interested in pursuing a career in Emergency Medicine will also benefit from the journal. This is particularly useful for trainees in countries where the specialty is still in its infancy.

Disciplines covered will include interesting clinical cases, the latest evidence-based practice and research developments in Emergency medicine including emergency pediatrics. The International Journal of Emergency Medicine will focus on the practice of emergency medicine in a variety of settings, from urban emergency departments to rural clinics in the developing world, to humanitarian and disaster situations.

An international representation on the editorial board will help advance the practice globally and shed light on international advances in practice, education and research, with a single common goal: to reduce suffering and promote excellence in patient care worldwide.

Each article type published by International Journal of Emergency Medicine follows a specific format, as detailed in the corresponding instructions for authors; please choose an article type from the list on the left to view the instructions for authors.

The instructions for authors includes information about preparing a manuscript for submission to International Journal of Emergency Medicine, criteria for publication and the online submission process. Other relevant information about the journal's policies, the refereeing process and so on can be found in 'About this journal'.

International Journal of Emergency Medicine publishes the following article types:

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Authors and referees are asked to declare any competing interests.

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