What should be included in a manuscript submission?

Name of the journal you are submitting to. Statement that your paper has not been previously published and is not currently under consideration by another journal. Brief description of the research you are reporting in your paper, why it is important, and why you think the readers of the journal would be interested in …

How do you submit a manuscript to a journal?

Know how to select a suitable journal for your manuscript. Understand how editors assess your work. Know your options—including transfers, revisions, and resubmission—in case of rejection. Have an overview of the peer review process and how to respond to reviewers.

Is Thorax journal peer-reviewed?

As Thorax is a blind peer-reviewed Journal, only the Journal title will be uploaded into the reviewer’s ORCID record and the date the record was uploaded; there is no identification of the article’s title or authors. Records are uploaded once a final decision or revision has been made on the article.

What is considered the thorax?

The thorax is the region between the abdomen inferiorly and the root of the neck superiorly. [1][2] It forms from the thoracic wall, its superficial structures (breast, muscles, and skin) and the thoracic cavity.

What is a running title?

Definition of running title : the title or abbreviated title of a volume printed at the top of left-hand text pages or sometimes of all text pages.

What is manuscript submission?

A manuscript is the work that an author submits to a publisher, editor, or producer for publication.

What is the impact factor of thorax?

10.31Thorax / Impact Factor (2018)

How do I publish in thorax as an author?

When publishing in Thorax, authors choose between three licence types – exclusive licence granted to BMJ, CC-BY-NC and CC-BY (Creative Commons open access licences require payment of an article processing charge). As an author you may wish to post your article in an institutional or subject repository, or on a scientific social sharing network.

What are the guidelines for publication of images in thorax?

Images in Thorax may be radiological, pathological or both. Ensure that you include a scale bar in all images. Patient consent must be obtained. For information on being an author for Journal Club please contact Dr Patrick Murphy at [email protected]

What types of articles can I submit to thorax?

Thorax accepts submissions of a wide range of article types, including original research, state of the art reviews and protocols. The Author Information section provides specific article requirements to help you turn your research into an article suitable for Thorax.

How many editors does thorax have?

The journal has three editors, two deputy editors, more than twenty associate editors, and a large editorial board (more than fifty members). Thorax has a separate statistical editorial board and four statistical editors.