Editorial staff of the quarterly reviewed scientific practical journal

Dear colleagues!

The journal is the forum for exchanging the scientific information in such fields as infection control, disinfection, sterilization, antimicrobial resitance, including antibiotic and disinfectant in surgery, cardiosurgery, traumatology-orthopedics, neurosurgery, oncology, urology, neonatology, obstetrics, ginecology, anesthesiology and intensive care, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, dentistry, transfusiology.

The objective of the journal is to provide a wide coverage of scientific advances in the realm of clinical and experimental medicine. The journal publishes the papers possessing by scientific and practical value for a wide range of surgeons and covering various fields of this specialty. Publication not only clinical but experimental researches which subsequently can be the basis for the development of new methods for diagnosing and treating surgical diseases is considered as the distinctive feature of the journal.

Full-size original articles, reviews, lectures, short reports, recommendations for practitioners, descriptions of practical cases, information about scientific forums are published in the journal. Preference is given to scientific and practical works containing new results of clinical and experimental work in various areas of surgery end prevention Healthcare-associated infection (HAI). The reviews with the analysis of current international publication permitted to evaluate the studied problem are welcomed by the editorial staff.

Particular attention is given to reports of clinical cases that merit the interest of international scientific medical community. For practitioners the papers offering the innovative methods of treatment and new technological developments are published in the journal. The journal also publishes the analytical materials of international congresses and conferences with summary of the most important information.

The publication is free of charge. The commercial papers are not published in the journal. No financial obligations to the authors can pursue an editorial independent policy and balanced publication within the framework of the high professional standards. The papers are published in Russian but the journal welcomes manuscripts in English from foreign authors.

To provide a wider acquaintance of specialists not possessing by Russian language the comprehensive summaries in English (230-250 words) are provided with each paper. The editor-in-chief of the journal and the members of the Editorial Board and Editorial Council are highly-qualified professionals, specialists working in the leading medical centers of the Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Republic of Belarus and others countries of CIS, and European Union, Turkey

All papers accepted by edition should be reviewed and thoroughly selected. Reviewing of manuscripts is carried out by the leading specialists of the countries of CIS and European Union. The high standard of the reviewing process allows publication of suitable quality documents.

Despite of high standards for the published materials the editors practice the policy of support opportunities for young authors and practitioners striving for publishing their works and provide the overall assistance in preparing manuscripts. Scientific papers of the final year post-graduates (if they meet all requirements) are published out of order after reviewing.

The journal is spread through the subscription and has international readers including Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and others countries of CIS, and European Union, Turkey. The readers of the journal include: students, post-graduates, masters of Science, doctors and candidate of science, professors, head of microbiological laboratories, academic personal from various origins such as: pharmacists, clinical microbiology, epidemiologists, disinfectology, infection control specialists, physicians and other health professionals.