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It is the recommended abbreviation to be used for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes and meets all criteria of the ISO 4 standard for abbreviating names of scientific journals. COI in medical publishing affects everyone with a stake in research integrity including journals, research/academic institutions, funding agencies, the popular media, and the public. For specifications for these types of files, please go to https://ees.elsevier.com/jpeds/ and click on Artwork Guidelines. Drugs, Devices, and Other Products Use nonproprietary names of drugs, devices, and other products, unless the specific trade name is essential to the discussion. Abbreviation rules The Journal of Pediatrics publishes the following peer-reviewed (single-blind) material: Original Research Articles, Brief Reports, reviews of Medical Progress in pediatrics and related fields, Grand Rounds (clinicopathologic conferences [CPC] or didactic discussions), Commentaries, Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs, Inc. (AMSPDC) commentaries, clinical pictures or images accompanied by a brief clinical description (Rediscovering the Physical Exam and Insights and Images), Letters to the Editor, Workshop/Symposium Summaries and Supplements. Online only Figures, if any, should be submitted "as usual" through EES. J Pediatr 2001;138:783. 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Original ArticlesFull-length manuscripts for the Original Articles section of The Journal of Pediatrics must include a structured abstract of less than 250 words, to appear after the title page, with the following headings: Objective(s), Study design, Results, and Conclusion(s). Listed authors should include only those individuals who have made a significant, creative contribution to the manuscript as defined by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (www.icmje.org). To foster transparency, we encourage you to state the availability of your data in your submission. For more information, visit the Mendeley Data for journals page. If, in the judgment of the Editor, the explanation is inadequate, the submission will be rejected. The Journal publishes pre-proofs (i.e. Citations should refer to primary analyses (ie, original content), instead of literature reviews and secondary analyses. The table below outlines in detail the ISO 4 rules and matches to the ISSN maintained list of title word abbreviations (TWA) to derive the abbreviation. All Figures should be numbered according to their sequence in the text of the manuscript. Data references should include the following elements: author name(s), dataset title, data repository, version (where available), year, and global persistent identifier. This may be a requirement of your funding body or institution. A video and/or audio file is encouraged. For chapters in booksNeufeld EF, Muenzer J. One major use of ISO 4 is to abbreviate the names of scientific journals. The Journal publishes original work based on standards of excellence and expert review. ISO 4 (Information and documentation – Rules for the abbreviation of title words and titles of publications) is an international standard, defining a uniform system for the abbreviation of serial publication titles. This can be helpful in distinguishing authors with common names. Manuscripts describing research involving human subjects should indicate that written informed consent was obtained from the parents or guardians of the children who served as subjects of the investigation and, when appropriate, assent from the subjects themselves. Topics covered in The Journal of Pediatrics include, but are not limited to: The Journal of Pediatrics has an open access mirror journal The Journal of Pediatrics: Xwhich has the same aims and scope, editorial board and peer-review process.