Peer Review Guidance: How Do You Write a Good Review?

Thomas Wesley Allen, DO, MPH
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Received: June 25, 2013

Accepted: July 19, 2013

Published: December 1, 2013

J Osteopath Med; 113(12): 916-920

Peer review is essential to the quality of scientific publications. As the volume of submissions to these journals increases, the need for an expanding cadre of trained reviewers also increases. Many reviewers do not receive formal training on conducting a peer review or education on the peer review process, however. The author presents an overview of the peer review process and provides guidance for conducting high-quality reviews of manuscripts submitted to The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association and other scientific journals.

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