Open access journal

This journal is a peer reviewed, subsidized open access journal where the Taiwan Pediatric Association ("the Association") pays for the publishing costs incurred by the journal.

Authors will be charged by the Association for the excess of pages and the color pages in the print journal if applicable. Please refer to the ?Publication Charges and Reprints? section in the Guide for Authors.

Access Rights
All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy and distribute.

User Rights
Permitted third party reuse is defined by the following user license:

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND):
Allows users to copy and distribute the Article, provided this is not done for commercial purposes and further does not permit distribution of the Article if it is changed or edited in any way, and provided the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI), provides a link to the license, and that the licensor is not represented as endorsing the use made of the work. The full details of the license are available at

Author Rights
For open access publishing, this journal uses an exclusive licensing agreement.Authors will transfer copyright to Taiwan Pediatric Association ("the Association"), but will have the right to share their article in the same way permitted to third parties under the relevant user license, as well as certain scholarly usage rights.

Publishing Schedule
This journal is published six times a year in February, April, June, August, October and December by Elsevier.

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