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BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Submission guidelines

Our 3-step submission process

  1. Before you submit

    Now you’ve identified a journal to submit to, there are a few things you should be familiar with before you submit.

  2. Ready to submit

    To give your manuscript the best chance of publication, follow these policies and formatting guidelines.

  3. Submit and promote

    After acceptance, we provide support so your article gains maximum impact in the scientific community and beyond.

    Please note that manuscript can only be submitted by an author of the manuscript and may not be submitted by a third party. 

Submit your manuscript in Editorial Manager

Affiliated with

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  • BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine is affiliated with ISCMR, the international society for complementary medicine research.

2016 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    2.288 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.644 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.213 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    0.793 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    765.0 Usage Factor

    Social Media Impact
    546 mentions