OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. It covers all evidence-based scientific studies on integrative, alternative and complementary approaches to improving health and wellness.
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It publishes a variety of article types: original research, review, communication, opinion, case report, study protocol, comment, conference report, technical note, book review, etc.
There is no restriction on paper length, provided that the text is concise and comprehensive. Authors should present their results in as much detail as possible, as reviewers are encouraged to emphasize scientific rigor and reproducibility.
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Publication Speed (median values for papers published in 2022): Submission to First Decision: 6 weeks; Submission to Acceptance: 14 weeks; Acceptance to Publication: 10 days (1-2 days of FREE language polishing included)
Auricular Medicine: Prevention, Auriculodiagnosis and Auriculotherapy using Evidence-Based Complementary Medical Methods
Submission Deadline: December 31, 2024 (Open) Submit Now
Gerhard Litscher, Univ.-Prof. Prof. hc mult. MSc PhD MDsc
President of the International Society for Medical Laser Applications (ISLA transcontinental; since 2012), German Vice President of the German-Chinese Research Foundation (DCFG) for TCM (since 2014), Honorary President of the European Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Societies (2023), Honorary Professor of China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences (2023), 8036 Graz, Austria
Research Interests: biomedical engineering; neuromonitoring in anesthesia and intensive care medicine; high-tech acupuncture; laserneedle medicine; complementary and integrative laser medicine; evidence-based complementary medicine
About This Topic
Auricular medicine, a multifaceted approach has its roots in ancient healing traditions, later expanded upon by French physician Dr. Paul Nogier, and has experienced a resurgence of interest in recent years due to its potential applications in healthcare. It encompasses a range of practices, including prevention, auriculodiagnosis, and auriculotherapy, and has demonstrated its efficacy when integrated with evidence-based complementary methods. Integrative and Complementary Medicine OBM (ICM OBM) is excited to announce a Special Issue on “Auricular Medicine: Prevention, Auriculodiagnosis and Auriculotherapy using Evidence-Based Complementary Methods” to explore the latest advancements and research in this dynamic field.
Topics of interest for this Special Issue include, but are not limited to:
Authors are invited to submit original research, reviews, case reports, reports, etc. related to the above topics. Manuscripts should adhere to the OBM-ICM guidelines, which can be found on the journal's website. All submissions will undergo a thorough peer review process. Please submit your papers through the journal's online submission system, clearly specifying that your submission is intended for the "Auricular Medicine" Special Issue.
For any inquiries related to this Special Issue, please contact the managing editor.
We eagerly anticipate your contributions to this Special Issue, as we strive to advance our understanding of the multifaceted field of auricular medicine, its role in disease prevention, and its integration with evidence-based complementary methods. Your research has the potential to make a significant impact on healthcare and preventive medicine.
Auricular Medicine; Auriculodiagnosis; Auriculotherapy; Evidence-Based Complementary Medicine; Nogier Reflex; Reflex Auriculo-Cardiac (RAC); Vascular Autonomic Signal (VAS); Vagus Nerve Stimulation
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