Aims and scope
Ain-Shams Journal of Anesthesiology is an 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.
All articles published by the Ain-Shams Journal of Anesthesiology are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers. Further information about open access can be found here.
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Ain-Shams Journal of Anesthesiology is supported through an agreement between Springer Nature and the Specialized Presidential Council for Education and Scientific Research (Government of Egypt), so author-payable article-processing charges do not apply.
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Ain-Shams Journal of Anesthesiology operates a double-blind peer-review system, where the reviewers do not know the names or affiliations of the authors and the reviewer reports provided to the authors are anonymous.
Submitted manuscripts will generally be reviewed by two to three experts who will be asked to evaluate whether the manuscript is scientifically sound and coherent, whether it duplicates already published work, and whether or not the manuscript is sufficiently clear for publication. Reviewers will also be asked to indicate how interesting and significant the research is. The Editors will reach a decision based on these reports and, where necessary, they will consult with members of the Editorial Board.
Citing articles in Ain-Shams Journal of Anesthesiology
Articles in Ain-Shams Journal of Anesthesiology should be cited in the same way as articles in a traditional journal. Because articles are not printed, they do not have page numbers; instead, they are given a unique article number.
Article citations follow this format:
Authors: Title. Ain-Shams J Anesthesiol [year], [volume number]:[article number].
e.g. Roberts LD, Hassall DG, Winegar DA, Haselden JN, Nicholls AW, Griffin JL: Increased hepatic oxidative metabolism distinguishes the action of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor delta from Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor gamma in the Ob/Ob mouse. Ain-Shams J Anesthesiol 2009, 1:115.
1:115 refers to article 115 from Volume 1 of the journal.
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Appeals and complaints
If you wish to appeal a rejection or make a complaint you should, in the first instance, contact the Editor who will provide details of the journal's complaints procedure.
Why publish your article in Ain-Shams Journal of Anesthesiology?
Ain-Shams Journal of Anesthesiology's open access policy allows maximum visibility of articles published in the journal as they are available to a wide, global audience.
Speed of publication
Ain-Shams Journal of Anesthesiology offers a fast publication schedule whilst maintaining rigorous peer review; all articles must be submitted online, and peer review is managed fully electronically (articles are distributed in PDF form, which is automatically generated from the submitted files). Articles will be published with their final citation after acceptance, in both fully browsable web form, and as a formatted PDF; the article will then be available through Ain-Shams Journal of Anesthesiology and SpringerOpen.
Online publication in Ain-Shams Journal of Anesthesiology gives you the opportunity to publish large datasets, large numbers of color illustrations and moving pictures, to display data in a form that can be read directly by other software packages so as to allow readers to manipulate the data for themselves, and to create all relevant links (for example, to PubMed, to sequence and other databases, and to other articles).
Promotion and press coverage
Articles published in Ain-Shams Journal of Anesthesiology are included in article alerts and regular email updates.
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Ain-Shams Journal of Anesthesiology is a publication of Ain-Shams University, an institute of higher education located in Cairo, Egypt.
- ISSN: 2090-925X