About Journal

International Journal of Anesthesia is an open access peer reviewed journal that publishes discoveries in wide variety of drugs which are used in modern anesthetic practice and fundamental understandings in anesthesiology. The main objective of the journal is to act as a forum for publication, education, and exchange of opinions, and to promote research and publications globally. Through open access it expands knowledge across doctors, providing free, immediate availability of the published work online.

International Journal of Anesthesia which accelerates the pace of research updates, discovery and innovation in various aspects of anesthetics and clinical anesthesiology. It publishes original articles, reviews, case reports, commentaries, etc. It addresses all aspects of anesthesia practice, including airway management, anesthetic administration, pharmacokinetics, preoperative, postoperative considerations, pain management etc. All articles published in the journal are subject to a stringent peer review process. It encourage authors to publish their experimental and theoretical results in detail.

Aim and Scope

International Journal of Anesthesia is open access, peer-reviewed journal that encompasses all aspects of technical and clinical studies within the fields of anesthesiology, intensive and critical care management, trauma, and pain management. The journal explores efficacy and comparative studies, and includes health-related, ethical, and social issues associated with the subject; articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.

Editor Guidelines

Editors ensure the written quality of print and online publications. Their duties might include reading manuscripts, making sure that a writer's formatting fits for guidelines, correcting grammatical or factual errors, and making suggestions for improvement. They may also be responsible for selecting articles or manuscripts for publication, assisting with design layout, and overseeing other aspects of publication.

Your primary role as Review Editor is to referee the peer-reviews of submitted manuscripts. Review Editors are the referees of manuscripts during the peer-review process. They are responsible for certifying the validity and accuracy of publications, and for helping authors to improve the quality of their research.

Guidelines to be followed:

  • To improve the ways of journal processes, the editor should actively seek the views of editorial board members, reviewers, authors
  • Encourage research into peer review, technological advances and reassess journal processes in the light of new discoveries
  • SM Group welcomes their editor's suggestions in providing appropriate resources, guidance from experts to perform the publisher's role in a professional manner and improve the quality of the journal
  • Encourage initiatives designed to prevent research misconduct and educate researchers about publication ethics
  • Encourages submission of quality articles to the journal by personally recruiting authors, assisting them with outreach, and ensuring the marketing plan is executed
  • Should determine whether a submitted manuscript is appropriate for the journal
  • Recruit high profile reviewers using multiple sources, e.g., personal recommendations, Web databases, published choice review
  • Should monitor the process of peer review and take steps to ensure this is of a high standard
  • Communicate with reviewers as regularly as possible, according to their availability, and give them clear instructions in maintaining the quality of the journal
  • The originality of article submissions and to be alert to redundant publication and plagiarism
  • Recommend acceptance or rejection of the articles considered for publication to the journal Editor
  • Should be able to resolve any conflicts
  • Article Acceptance/Rejection If the Review Editors are satisfied with the authors' efforts at amending the manuscript, they then briefly finalize their Interactive Review Reports.
  • Once a manuscript is accepted, the authors receive an automated notification informing them of the acceptance and the provisional PDF will instantly appear online.
  • Being an editor, he/she should carry out their responsibilities with much dedication to improving the quality of the journal. It is advisable to oversee the journal policies from time to time and assisting the publisher in maintaining the journal's quality towards serving the scientific community.

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Journal Spotlight

  •   Advances in anesthesia
  •   Anesthetic administration
  •   Anesthetic mechanisms
  •   Anesthesia and critical care
  •   Anesthesia drugs
  •   Analgesics
  •   Anesthesia side effects
  •   Anesthetics
  •   Cardiothoracic anesthesia
  •   Clinical anesthesia
  •   Dental anesthesia
  •   Epidural anesthesia
  •   General Anesthesia
  •   Invasive hyper sedation
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