Call for Chapters:


ISBN 979-953-307-X-X
Book edited by:

Dr. Sarkis Morales-Vidal
Assistant Professor, Director of Telemedicine, Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center- Trinity Health, USA

1 STEP – Authors : Chapter proposal submission (1-4 pages long): January 11, 2012
Book Editor: Chapter proposal review results: February 08, 2012
2 STEP – Authors : Full Chapter submission (16-26 pages long): April 16, 2012
Book Editor: Full Chapter Review results: June 15, 2012
This book is planned to be published in August 2012

The book will be indexed in:

About the book

This book will be a self-contained collection of scholarly papers targeting an audience of practicing researchers, academics, PhD students and other scientists.

The contents of the book will be written by multiple authors and edited by experts in the field.


  • Encephalopathy
  • Etiology of encephalopathy
  • Epidemiology of encephalopathy
  • Pathophysiology of encephalopathy
  • Classification of encephalopathy
  • Hypoxic encephalopathy
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Uremic encephalopathy
  • Hashimoto's encephalopathy
  • Glycine encephalopathy
  • Wernicke's encephalopathy
  • Hypertensive encephalopathy
  • Lyme encephalopathy
  • Toxic encephalopathy
  • Toxic-metabolic encephalopathy
  • Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy
  • Neonatal encephalopathy
  • Diagnostic evaluation
  • Causes of encephalopathy
  • Medical imaging
  • Management of encephalopathy
  • Surgical treatment of encephalopathy
  • Complications
  • Lifestyle modification
  • Pharmacological therapy
  • Recent advances and future perspectives

Types of papers

We accept theoretical and applied scientific papers which can be presented as original research papers and review papers. The required length of the full chapters is 16-26 pages.

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Publishing process steps and dates

To see details of each of the steps in the process, please click on the date or the question mark sign and they will appear in the box on the right.

 Step description

  • To accept this invitation and to start the publishing process for the book "Encephalopathies", please fill in the registration form

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Article Processing Charge (APC)

The Open Access model that we apply to all of our publication eliminates subscriptions and pay-per-view fees, hence enabling readers to access high quality research at no cost.

To keep the business sustainable, the publisher applies an Article Processing Charge to cover the costs of the editorial workflow and production. These include:

  • Publishing process management
  • Online publishing technology
  • Typesetting
  • Proof reading
  • Language copyediting
  • Promotion and dissemination of your work
  • Indexing and listing across all major repositories
  • Printing and express delivery of one hard copy of the book sent directly to the Editor(s) and corresponding Authors
  • Other benefits:

Important Notice

The Article Processing Charge (APC) is 640 EUR per chapter.
This is not a submission fee. Authors or their institutions/funding bodies will need to pay the APC only if the chapter is accepted for publication.

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To participate in this book project, please fill in the registration form.

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