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Reasons to Publish with Anesthesiology
- The highest ranking (Impact Factor: 7.067) among anesthesiology journals
- Enhanced publication services:
- Average time to first decision <4 weeks
- No page charges
- Rapid publish-ahead-of-print feature
- Free color figures
- Professional artist service and copy editing
- Active press release program
- Dedicated statistical editor
- Frequent editorials to highlight important papers
Complete Instructions for Authors
Before submitting a manuscript to Anesthesiology, please read these Instructions carefully. Each author on a manuscript submission is required to understand the material below.
Manuscripts must be submitted electronically via the Journal's online submission system. Only manuscripts submitted via the online submission system will be considered. Do not send manuscripts via e-mail. For problems with submissions, contact the Editorial Office. Receipt will be acknowledged by e-mail. Authors should allow approximately 4 weeks for first decision. Authors will be notified if delays occur.
Anesthesiology uses iThenticate plagiarism detection software. Authors are responsible for obtaining and uploading any needed permissions and for clearly and completely identifying any overlapping material and/or quoted or paraphrased passages with proper attribution in the text to avoid plagiarism (including self-plagiarism).
Due to the high volume of manuscripts we receive, we cannot provide status updates via telephone, fax, or e-mail. Authors can view the status of their submissions through the Editorial Manager submission site.
Editorial Decisions: Decisions on submissions are final. Anesthesiology does not allow rejected manuscripts to be resubmitted. See Appeals.
If there are any any questions concerning these instructions, please contact the Editorial Office.
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