Review articles provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage of a topic area.
The key aims of reviews are to provide systematic and substantial coverage of mature subjects, evaluations of progress in specified areas, and/or critical assessments of emerging technologies.
Review articles should be reported according to PRISMA guidelines
Should be concise and informative and less than 100 characters. Please also provide a short title of 50 characters.
200 words unstructured summary.
Provide three to ten keywords representing the main content of the article, listed in alphabetical order.
Max. 4,500 words not including abstract, figure legends and references (please supply a word count).
Up to 200 references in the Journal's style.
Up to 10 figures and/or tables (total).If you wish to exceed any of the above, please state in the cover letter the reasons for an increase in length, number of figures or tables, or number of references.
Explain the background to the article, its aims, a summary of a search of the existing literature and the issue under discussion
This should contain the body of the article, and may also be broken into subsections with short, informative headings.
This should state clearly the main conclusions and include an explanation of their relevance or importance to the field.
List of abbreviations
If abbreviations are used in the text they should be defined in the text at first use, and a list of abbreviations should be provided.