John Libbey Eurotext

Médecine thérapeutique / Pédiatrie

Médecine thérapeutique / Pédiatrie

With its original and review articles based on the latest international findings, this publication is the expression of a medicine "in motion", integrating the modern aspects of medical practice, therapeutics, clinical biology, genetics and public health.
Médecine Thérapeutique Pédiatrie, the only thematic French journal in the field of pediatrics, offers in each issue a complete set of specialised articles, coordinated by a renowned specialist and providing
state of-the-art information in all the areas
covered by this discipline.
Unique tool for educational purpose, Médecine Thérapeutique Pédiatrie sets out above to be didactic, intented for both practicing doctors and students involved in child healthcare.


Editorial policy

Here you will find all John Libbey Eurotext (JLE) policies regarding publication in our journals. JLE journals follow the recommendations of the ICMJE (International Committee of Medical Journal Editors). These guidelines are the reference for best practices and ethical standards for the conduct and presentation of research and other information published in medical journals.


Version française de notre politique éditoriale

Médecine Thérapeutique Pédiatrie

Recommendations to authors


- The aim of the review articles is to provide an update of knowledge, highlight recent achievements and discuss future prospects. The style should be very didactic. Unusual abbreviations should be avoided.

- Original papers should follow the outline introduction/methodology/results/discussion and conclusion.

- The article should be provided in Word format, not exceeding 20 typed pages: it should include a title in French and its translation into English; a short abstract in French, and 4 to 6 key words; a short abstract in English with more detail and 4 to 6 key words.

- Tables and figures should be referred to in the text in the order in which they appear. Figures and tables are captioned in French.

- Full contact details of the author(s) (first name, surname, full business address, e-mail); the author to whom correspondence and reprints will be sent must be clearly identified and his/her e-mail address specified;

- At the end of the article, a box should highlight 5 key messages of the article ("Points to remember") in 4-5 short sentences.

- The lead author is the one who made a substantial contribution to the conception and writing of the manuscript.


If illustrations are produced by third parties, whether or not they have already been published, the author undertakes to obtain from them all the necessary authorisations for the integration of these illustrations in his article and for their use in this form. The author will communicate these authorizations for reproduction with his manuscript. These authorisations are generally delivered via the website (see the "Get permission" button available for each article).

Legends should be concise but understandable without the need to read the text. Abbreviations used on the figure are defined in the legend, and the text of the figure should be translated if it is in English.

Conventions and abbreviations

Abbreviations should be avoided; if necessary, they should be defined in brackets when first quoted in the text. Units, symbols and nomenclature should follow international conventions. Standard units of measurement and symbols for chemical elements should be used without definition.

Ethical recommendations

By submitting the latter, he/she assures the editorial staff of MT Pediatrics that all measures have been taken during the collection of experimental and clinical data to comply with legal obligations and the Helsinki Charter (in particular, he/she undertakes to have obtained the informed consent of the patient).

For an original study (not a development) authors must provide a submission to a local, regional or national ethics committee.

In due course, the lead author signs and returns the copyright assignment.

Links of interest

All authors undertake to inform the editors of any links of interest. A declaration of interest will be sent to themwill be sent to them at the time of the tests, where they will be asked to mention any financial interests, clinical trials, one-off interventions or family relationships likely to influence their professional judgements.

Bibliographic references

References (maximum 50) should be numbered in the text in the order in which they appear (number in square brackets). When there are more than three authors, indicate the first three followed by et al. References should be in the following order and punctuation:

Periodical articles:

Name of the authors followed by the initials of their first names. Title of the article (in original language). Name of the journal abbreviated according to Index Medicus style (no punctuation after abbreviations) year; volume: first and last page of the article:

Childress KC, Santos XM, Milicua GP. Intraoperative rupture of ovarian dermoid cysts in the pediatricand adolescent population: should this change your surgical management? J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2017; 30: 636-640.

Supplement to a periodical:

Gerhardt CA, Lehmann V, Long KA, Alderfer MA. Supporting Siblings as a Standard of Care in Pediatric Oncology. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2015; 62 (Suppl. 5) : S750-804.


Same presentation of the authors. Title of the book. City: name of publisher, year of publication :

Lévy M. Practical paediatric cardiology. From paediatric exploration to adult congenital cardiology (5th edition). Doin, 2020.

Chapter of a book:

Same presentation of the authors. Title of the article (in the original language). In: names of 'editors' and initials of first names followed by ed(s). Title of the book. City: name of the publisher, year of publication: first and last page of the article:

Coombs RAA, Gell PGH. Classification of allergic reactions responsible for drug hypersensitivity reactions. In: Coombs RAA, Gell PGH. (Eds), Clinical aspects of immunology. Davis, Philadelphia, 1968: 575-96.


It is entrusted to the reading committee and the coordinator of the thematic dossier. The conclusions will be communicated to the authors. After final acceptance of the manuscript, minor changes to the style and illustrations may be made directly by the editorial board without consulting the author, in order to save time for publication.


Manuscript files should be sent by email to:

We thank the authors for their contribution to the journal.

The Editorial Board