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Family Medicine and Care

Online ISSN: 2516-824X


Family Medicine and Care is a bimonthly, peer-reviewed journal which considers manuscripts on all aspects of general internal medicine, primary care, family practice, clinical epidemiology, health service research,etc.

Family Medicine and Care accepts direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: editor.fmc@oatext.com or submissions@oatext.com

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 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by Family Medicine and Care, is properly cited.

Editor in chief


Will be updated soon.

Editorial Board


Reina Ozeki-Hayashi

Department of Biomedical Ethics
University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Japan

Katherine H.R. Tkaczuk

Professor of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director, Breast Evaluation and Treatment Program Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
USA

Argyroula E. Kalaitzaki

Department of Clinical Psychology
School of Health and Welfare
Higher Technological Educational Institute of Crete
Greece


DI Natale Concetta

University of Naples “Federico II
Italy

Alessandro Musetti

Department of Psychology
Univerisita DI PARMA
Italy

Argyroula E. Kalaitzaki

Department of Clinical Psychology
School of Health and Social Welfare
Higher Technological Educational Institute of Crete
Greece


Dazhi Fan

Foshan Institute of Fetal Medicine Southern Medical University Affiliated Maternal & Child Health Hospital of Foshan
China

David J. Ledden

Point of Care (POC) Research & Development
Siemens Healthineers, Elkhart
Indiana

Herazo Edwin

Instituto de Investigación del Comportamiento Humano Human Behavioral Research Institute
Colombia


Feifei Pu

Department of Orthopedics
Wuhan No.1 Hospital, Wuhan Integrated TCM & Western Medicine Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
China

Elibet Chávez-González

Medical Doctor at the Electrophysiology Department Ernesto Che Guevara" Cardiology Hospital Villa Clara
Cuba

Eileen Elias

Psychology/Rehabilitation Counseling
Temple University
USA

In Press

Volume 1, Issue 3


Will be updated soon.

Current Issue

Volume 1, Issue 2


Atrial functional mitral regurgitation – a reversible valvulopathy

Pankaj Mathur Thomas Joseph Srikanth Vallurupalli Hakan Paydak

Case Report-Family Medicine and Care(FMC)

July 14, 2018


Family support to women with breast cancer in Mexico: The male role

Luz María Gonzalez-Robledo María Cecilia González-Robledo MC Marta Caballero Gustavo Nigenda Arlene Katz Felicia Marie Knaul

Research Article-Family Medicine and Care(FMC)

September 28, 2018


Physician’s referral patterns in a non-academic multispecialty group

John Wang Larry Kravitz

Research Article-Family Medicine and Care(FMC)

October 25, 2018


Hemorrhagic pulmonary contusion secondary to blunt force trauma in a professional hockey player

Christopher M. Ziebell Larry Kravitz

Case Report-Family Medicine and Care(FMC)

October 31, 2018


DNA needs a doctor: genomics review and commentary

Golder N. Wilson

Commentary-Family Medicine and Care(FMC)

October 30, 2018


A modified corner-stitch for V-laceration repair

Rory R Mayer Larry Kravitz Kevin Elwood Madison Cole

Research Article-Family Medicine and Care(FMC)

October 31, 2018


Archive


Volume 1

Atrial functional mitral regurgitation – a reversible valvulopathy

Pankaj Mathur Thomas Joseph Srikanth Vallurupalli Hakan Paydak

Case Report-Family Medicine and Care(FMC)

July 14, 2018


Family support to women with breast cancer in Mexico: The male role

Luz María Gonzalez-Robledo María Cecilia González-Robledo MC Marta Caballero Gustavo Nigenda Arlene Katz Felicia Marie Knaul

Research Article-Family Medicine and Care(FMC)

September 28, 2018


Physician’s referral patterns in a non-academic multispecialty group

John Wang Larry Kravitz

Research Article-Family Medicine and Care(FMC)

October 25, 2018


Hemorrhagic pulmonary contusion secondary to blunt force trauma in a professional hockey player

Christopher M. Ziebell Larry Kravitz

Case Report-Family Medicine and Care(FMC)

October 31, 2018


DNA needs a doctor: genomics review and commentary

Golder N. Wilson

Commentary-Family Medicine and Care(FMC)

October 30, 2018


A modified corner-stitch for V-laceration repair

Rory R Mayer Larry Kravitz Kevin Elwood Madison Cole

Research Article-Family Medicine and Care(FMC)

October 31, 2018


Joint Laxity/Hypermobility: Old Problems and New Opportunities for Family Medicine

Golder N. Wilson

Review Article-Family Medicine and Care(FMC)

March 29, 2018


Comparison of utilization of urgent care and primary care 2011-2015

Trudy Millard Krause Cecilia Ganduglia-Cazaban Linda B. Piller Vidya Venkataraman

Research Article-Family Medicine and Care(FMC)

April 16, 2018


Australian general practitioners views and practices in the management of bacterial vaginosis: A pilot qualitative study

Joyce Toh Meredith J Temple-Smith Jade E Bilardi

Research Article-Family Medicine and Care(FMC)

April 20, 2018


Ecological analysis in general medicine

Jose Luis Turabian

Review Article-Family Medicine and Care(FMC)

April 30, 2018


Use of Herbal Products in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients

Tugba Baser Cenk Aypak Suleyman Gorpelioglu

Research Article-Family Medicine and Care(FMC)

April 30, 2018


Submit Manuscript


Family Medicine and Care accepts direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e-mail and send it to: editor.fmc@oatext.com or submissions@oatext.com

Publication Charges


Family 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 Journal of Family Medicine and Care are GBP 2500.

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.

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.