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Internal Medicine and Care

Online ISSN: 2515-1061

Dr. Leonardo Roever (Editor-in-Chief)

Federal University of Uberlândia

Internal Medicine and Care is a bimonthly, open access, peer-reviewed journal which considers manuscripts on all aspects of Internal Medicine and Care.

Internal Medicine and Care Journal is a peer-reviewed medical journal. The Journal plays a major role in continuing medical education to review articles. IMC is supported by first class editors across the globe. Its purpose is to publish high-quality internationally competitive peer-reviewed original medical research. Papers will be considered from all areas of medical education.

IMC publishes a variety of manuscript types including Original Investigations, Review Articles, Clinical letters, Editorials, Letters to the editor, case reports, brief communications, commentaries, and other related fields in internal medicine.

IMC welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: alternatively to:

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by IMC, is properly cited.

Dr. Leonardo Roever

Dr. Leonardo Roever was graduated in 2002, had his specialization in Unifesp (2003), Masters degree in Health Sciences from the UFU. He has experience in health care, with emphasis in Cardiovascular Research acting on the following topics: Evidence based medicine and practice, network meta-analysis, randomized controlled trials, systematic reviews and meta-analysis, umbrella reviews, meta-epidemiologic studies, cross-sectional studies, atherosclerosis, ectopic adiposopathy, biomarkers, inflammatory markers, metabolic syndrome, coronary artery disease, cardiovascular prevention, heart failure, hypertension, arrhythmia, clinical epidemiology, clinical research, biostatistics, aging and development of new diagnostic and therapeutic methods. The total of publications comprises 104 articles in journals specialized as an author and/or co-authored, 19 abstracts in conference proceedings, and 2 international book chapter.

Research Interest

Evidence Based Medicine and Practice, Network meta-analysis, Randomized controlled trials, Systematic reviews, Meta-analysis, Overviews of Systematic Reviews, Atherosclerosis, biomarkers, inflammatory markers, metabolic syndrome, coronary artery disease, cardiovascular prevention, clinical epidemiology and development of new diagnostic and therapeutic methods.

Editorial Board

Alessandra Vari

Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
University La Sapienza

Adinarayana Kunamneni

Center for Global Health
Department of Internal Medicine
University of New Mexico

Alfredo Procino

Department of Neuroscience
Odontostomatological and Maxillofacial
Medical School "Federico II" of Naples

Adnan kaya

Interventional Cardiologist
Duzce University Medical School

Dr.Abdelmonem Awad M Hegazy

Head of Anatomy and Embryology Department
Zagazig University

Pengcheng Liu

School of Medicine
Tongji University
P. R. China

Mony Fraer

Associate Professor
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

In Press

Volume 1, Issue 2

Control of hypertension in patients with and without HIV

Leonardo Roever Anaisa Silva Roerver-Borges Elmiro Santos Resende

Short Communication -Internal Medicine and Care (IMC)

June 17, 2017

What does pain in MS feel like? -A multicenter cross-sectional study of pain descriptors and characteristics

Shahnaz Shahrbanian Ayse Kuspinar Pierre Duquette Nancy E. Mayo

Research Article-Internal Medicine and Care (IMC)

July 07, 2017

A case report of unacknowledged hypercalcemia in emergency

Granieri L Ferrazza P Capria F Ariello M Zibella F CastaldoR Salvatore DG

Case Report-Internal Medicine and Care (IMC)

July 27, 2017

Lumbar artery pseudoaneurysm: a rare complication of a bone marrow aspiration and trephine biopsy

Sandstrom A Pankaj J

Case Report-Internal Medicine and Care (IMC)

August 12, 2017

Current Issue

Volume 1, Issue 1

A Tough Nut to Crack: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Abdominal Pain Attributed to Nutcracker Syndrome

Bader Hammami M Marshall W Meeks Louay Omran M

Case Report-Internal Medicine and Care (IMC)

April 29, 2017

A case of abdominal pain and fear of intravenous contrast

Bader Hammami M Pratik Pandit Adam J Fritz

Case Report-Internal Medicine and Care (IMC)

April 29, 2017

Handling the pressures of medical practice: Addressing physician stress, burnout, and discontent

Alan H. Rosenstein

Commentry-Internal Medicine and Care (IMC)

May 05, 2017

A probabilistic approach for links between rheumatic diseases and weather

Hiroshi Morimoto

Research Article-Internal Medicine and Care (IMC)

May 13, 2017

Immuno-radiotherapy for brain metastases

Denaro Nerina Occelli marcella Merlotti anna maria Cauchi Carolina Merlano Marco Carlo

Research Article-Internal Medicine and Care (IMC)

May 18, 2017

“Lemierre’s Syndrome: The Result of an Incorrect Penicillin Allergy”

Christopher D Alyson P Katherine H

Case Report-Internal Medicine and Care (IMC)

May 25, 2017


Will be updated soon.

Submit Manuscript

IMC welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: alternatively to:

Publication Charges

Internal Medicine and Care is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Internal Medicine and Care are USD 1190 / GBP 960.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why are your charges set at these levels?

All articles published in OA Text are open access. Open Access publishing implies that all readers, anywhere in the world, are allowed unrestricted to full text of articles, immediately on publication in OA Text Journals. The Article Publication Charges pay for the editorial and production costs of the journal, for hosting the website, publishing articles online, preparing HTML , PDF and XML versions of the articles and submitting the articles in electronic citation database like CrossRef.

Our financial goals are to:

  • Recover capitalization costs;
  • Produce sufficient revenue to allow for a sustainable and scalable publishing program, under continuous development;
  • Bend the publication-charge cost downward over time.

Who will pay the APC?

Corresponding author or Co-authors has to make the payment on acceptance of the article.

What type of articles are published for free?

Editorials, letters, comments, retractions, etc. will be published for free of charge. APC is applicable for the article types like Research, Review, Mini review, Case Reports, opinions etc.

When should I pay?

Corresponding author or the paying institutions should arrange for the payment once they are notified regarding acceptance of the article. APC is exempted for cases in which a wavier agreement has been made in-prior to submission.

*We request an immediate attention towards the payment as the articles will not be published unless the charges have been paid.

How do I pay?

Authors or institutions can make payments by two modes as per their convenience.

  1. Wire/Bank transfer
  2. Card payment

Note: No taxes are included in this charge, taxes will be applicable as per the policies of the country of the payee. Additional transaction charges may be levied on the author.

Can I be eligible for wavier on APC?

The waiver request will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and will be provided accordingly.

*The Waiver requests must be made during the submission process and will not be accepted after  processing of the manuscript.

Do I have to pay if my manuscript is rejected?

No, Article processing charges will not be applicable for articles rejected by the Editorial office.

Withdrawal Charges

Are reprints of my article included in the article processing charges (APCs)?

No, Article processing charges (APCs) do not include the charges for the reprints. Reprints facility is optional and should be order separately.