Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice

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Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice the Official International Journal of the Asociación Ayuda Enfermo Neuroquirufgico (AAEN) (Association for Helping Neurosurgical Sick People)

The primary goal of “Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice” is to provide a platform where the difficulties and practical aspects of neuroscience services faced by the consultants and professionals in the field of neurosciences involved in the everyday practice in rural and remote areas while with working with limited resources can be put across the international intellectual community and the most advanced knowledge of the highest caliber in the field of neurosciences can be shared in timely and practical manner. Journal is published Quarterly.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TdNet, Wanfang Data

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Emerging Sources Citation Index, Indian Science Abstracts, PubMed Central, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS, Web of Science

Emerging Sources Citation Index 

Journal Ethics

Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Digital Archiving

Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS.

Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.


While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:

  • "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
  • The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
  • Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

Readership and scope:
The journal is of interest to a broad readership of healthcare professionals particularly involved in the field of neurosciences and will present unbiased, comprehensive, and clinically relevant review articles, original studies, case reports, and other contributions in the field of neurosciences including ethical and social issues. Articles with clinical interest and implications in relation to rural practice will be given preference.

Board of Peers:

  • Neuroanatomy
  • Neurophysiology
  • Medical biochemist
  • Pharmacology
  • Medical microbiology
  • Autopsy surgeon
  • Neuropathology
  • Neuro-otlogist
  • Neuroophthalmaogist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Neurophysicians
  • Radiologist
  • Pediatric neurologist
  • Molecular biology
  • Embryology and development
  • Genetics and molecular characterization

  Asociación Ayuda Enfermo Neuroquirufgico (AAEN)
      (Association for Helping Neurosurgical Sick People)

In January 2008, Mr Rafael Cincu (MD, PhD, Consultant Neurosurgeon has created the Asociación Ayuda Enfermo Neuroquirufgico (AAEN), headquartered in Zaragoza, Spain. It is a non-profit-making organization and aim to help neurosurgical sick people. The territorial scope of the association is restricted to the entire national territory without prejudice to its possible participation or co-operation with entities or public or private organizations, whether national or international.

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