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The Family Medicine and Primary Care section is directed at scholarly work that has been generated in real life primary health care, such as prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of important health problems in the primary health care population, and functioning of our health care system.
Indexed in: PubMed, PubMed Central, Scopus, DOAJ, CrossRef, Emerging Sources Citation Index
PMCID: all published articles receive a PMCID
Family Medicine and Primary Care welcomes submissions of the following article types: Case Report, Clinical Study Protocol, Clinical Trial, Community Case Study, Correction, Editorial, General Commentary, Hypothesis & Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Protocols, Review and Systematic Review.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Family Medicine and Primary Care, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
Articles published in the section Family Medicine and Primary Care will benefit from the Frontiers impact and tiering system after online publication. Authors of published original research with the highest impact, as judged democratically by the readers, will be invited by the Chief Editor to write a Frontiers Focused Review - a tier-climbing article. This is referred to as "democratic tiering". The author selection is based on article impact analytics of original research published in all Frontiers specialty journals and sections. Focused Reviews are centered on the original discovery, place it into a broader context, and aim to address the wider community across all of Medicine and Public Health.