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Citing articles in BMC Geriatrics
Citations for BMC Geriatrics articles should follow those for articles published in more established journals. Articles are given a distinct article number rather than page numbers because they are not printed.
Article citations follow this format:
Authors: Title. BMC Geriatr [year], [volume number]:[article number].
e. g. Increased hepatic oxidative metabolism separates Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor delta from Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor gamma in the Ob/Ob mouse, according to Roberts LD, Hassall DG, Winegar DA, Haselden JN, Nicholls AW, and Griffin JL. BMC Geriatr 2009, 1:115.
refers to article 115 from Volume 1 of the journal.
Benefits of publishing with BMC
The open access policy of BMC Geriatrics ensures that articles published in the journal receive the most visibility possible because they are accessible to a large, global audience.
All articles must be submitted online, and peer review is completely managed electronically (articles are distributed in PDF form, which is automatically generated from the submitted files). BMC Geriatrics offers a quick publication schedule while maintaining rigorous peer review. Following acceptance, articles will be published with their final citation in both fully navigable web form and as a formatted PDF.
Large datasets, numerous color illustrations, moving images, the ability to display data in a form that can be read directly by other software applications so that readers can manipulate the data for themselves, and the ability to create all pertinent links (for example, to PubMed, to sequence and other databases, and to other articles) are all opportunities provided by online publication in BMC Geriatrics.
Promotion and press coverage
Article alerts and regular email updates are available for articles published in BMC Geriatrics. Some might be highlighted on the BMC homepage and the pages for BMC Geriatrics.
Additionally, press releases to the general or scientific press may be used to promote articles published in BMC Geriatrics. These actions raise the visibility and accessibility of articles published in BMC Geriatrics. Here you can find a list of recent press releases for articles from BMC-published journals.
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Is BMC Geriatrics A good journal?
The overall rank of BMC Geriatrics is 3252. This journal is ranked 1 by SCImago Journal Rank (SJR). 153. SCImago Journal Rank is a metric that assesses the impact of journals on science.
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What age are geriatric patients?
Medical care for the elderly (geriatrics) begins at age 65 from a chronological standpoint.
What is geriatrics and gerontology?
Gerontology is a multidisciplinary field that examines the social, psychological, and physical effects of aging. A medical specialty called geriatrics is dedicated to the care and treatment of the elderly.