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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Aims and scope

Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (eCAM) is an international, peer-reviewed journal that seeks to understand the sources and to encourage rigorous research in this new, yet ancient world of complementary and alternative medicine. The journal seeks to apply scientific rigor to the study of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) modalities, particularly traditional Asian healing systems. eCAM emphasizes health outcome, while documenting biological mechanisms of action. The journal is devoted to the advancement of science in the field of basic research, clinical studies, methodology or scientific theory in diverse areas of Biomedical Sciences.


Responsiveness Slow
Time from submission to first decision after peer review 8 weeks
Time to immediate reject Not Provided
Publication speed Very slow
Time from acceptance to print Not Provided
Total time to publication Not Provided
Time from submission to acceptance 16 weeks
Time from acceptance to online 16 weeks


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Open Access Policy

Open access available Yes

This is an open access journal. Articles are made freely available to the public online from the time of publication. This model is supported by the article processing charge. Authors are permitted to archive manuscripts to comply with funding agency agreements. Please see author instructions for more information.

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General information

Publisher Oxford University Press
  • Not provided
ISSN 1741-427X
eISSN 1741-4288
SNIP 0.886
Acceptance rate 42%
Publication Frequency Not provided
Publication Languages
  • English
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