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Call for Papers: Scoping Reviews, Systematic Reviews and Meta Analyses in Primary Care Respiratory Medicine

Collection Editors: Tiago Maricoto - Associate Editor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Beira Interior, Viki Hurst - Managing Editor, npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, Nature Research

Scoping reviews, systematic reviews and meta analyses in Primary Care Respiratory Medicine

npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine is an international, peer-reviewed journal publishing premier research that publishes high-quality research in all areas of the primary care management of respiratory and respiratory-related allergic diseases.



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We are currently looking for work focused on Scoping Reviews, Systematic Reviews and Meta Analyses, in particular but not limited to the areas of:

  • Primary Care
  • Global Health
  • Community Medicine
  • Remote Consulting
  • Telehealth
  • Remote Care

Submission Deadline - 2nd February 2022

The article selection below represents the types of research the journal has already published using these methods.Visit our website to learn more about npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine's aims and scope, or to browse all available articles.


To submit your manuscript for consideration at npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine as part of this Collection, please follow the steps detailed on this page. Once logged in you can submit your manuscript to a Collection by selecting the appropriate manuscript type and clicking “Continue”. Then when filling out the "Manuscript Information", select the "Scoping Reviews, Systematic Reviews and Meta Analyses in Primary Care Respiratory Medicine" Collection from the "Subject Terms" tab. Authors should also express their interest in the Collection in their cover letter.

Please direct any queries to Viki Hurst, Managing Editor:




Collection Submission Policies


Collections of original primary research articles are published open access and online only.

All manuscripts submitted to a Collection are assessed according to the standard npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine editorial criteria and are subject to all standard journal policies. If accepted for publication, an article processing charge applies (with standard waiver policy).

All Collections are open for submissions from all authors – and not by invitation only – on the condition that the manuscripts fall within the scope of the Collection and of npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine more generally.

Manuscripts submitted to an open Collection may be considered unsuitable for inclusion, particularly if they fall outside the scope of the Collection. In such cases, the authors will be notified by the editorial office and their manuscript can be considered as a regular npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine submission.

npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine's in-house editors reserve the right to assume responsibility for the management of a Collection at any stage.