About the Journal

Acta Biomedica (ActaBiomed) is an international Journal on Clinical and Surgical Aspects of Medicine, peer-reviewed, open access, bi-monthly.

The Journal publishes mainly national and international scientific activities of Mediterranean and Middle East countries.

ActaBiomed publishes only papers in English including

  1. Original clinical research
  2. Review clinical articles, Update review, Focus on
  3. Orthopaedics and Surgery
  4. Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
  5. Clinical case reports
  6. Analyses of ethical and social aspects
  7. Health Professions
  8. Letters to the Editor and Correspondence.

Papers are considered for publication only based on the rigor of scientific approach.

From January 1st, 2023 no more than 3 supplements per year will be taken in consideration, after the approval of the Editor in Chief, following the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) recommendations on “Supplements, Theme Issues, and Special Series” and the related guidance in this section.

For further information and supplement quotations please contact: valeriaceci@mattiolihealth.com.

ActaBiomed is indexed by PubMed, Excerpta Medica, Index Medicus, Embase, Scopus and all articles my be downloaded from PubMed.  Scopus CI in 2021 was 1.8. The Journal has a web site (www.actabiomedica.it) and is published by "Mattioli 1885", an experienced Company in scientific journal publication in Italy. ActaBiomed offers three additional services: “ABM-Online-first”, “Fast publication” and "PubMed Now".

The Journal publishes 6 regular issues for year: N. 1 (February issue), N. 2 (April issue), N. 3 (June issue), N. 4 (August issue), N. 5 (October issue), N. 6 (December issue).

ActaBiomed, founded 1806, is expression of the Society of Medicine and Natural Sciences of Parma, Parma, Italy, instituted in 1735, as well as one of the oldest published Journals in the world (ref. http://somedparma.it/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/04-editoriale-virdis.pdf) with the Emilia-Romagna and Triveneto Society of Orthopedics and Traumatology (S.E.R.T.O.T.), International Network for Endocrine Complications in Thalassemias and Adolescence Medicine (ICET-A) and Parma Study Group of Nursing Sciences partecipation.



(Last update version: 21 April 2023)