Review Criteria for Research Manuscripts

This guide intends to: Familiarize our reviewers with the purposes of review, approaches to or best practices for reviewing, and criteria for superlative research.

Author: Research Manuscripts Author Group

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781512173895

Category: Medical writing

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High-quality reviews are vital both for ensuring the excellence of published scholarship and as a way to provide authors with important feedback to use to improve their scholarship. The importance of the reviewer's guide to faculty development cannot be overestimated. This completely updated, expanded second edition is written to support our growing community of medical education scholars. As dissemination of scholarly work in medical education continues to evolve, review guidelines for different types of work are needed. This edition includes new chapters on reporting qualitative findings, reviewing literature reviews, and reviewing reports on innovations. This guide intends to: Familiarize our reviewers with the purposes of review, approaches to or best practices for reviewing, and criteria for superlative research. Help reviewers organize and communicate their recommendations effectively to Academic Medicine and other journals. Help researchers by explaining the criteria used to evaluate their submissions Improve peer review and the quality of published research Peer review is a time-consuming and imperfect process, but can result in a radically improved research report that ultimately has a substantial impact on our thinking about difficult problems. This updated guide will contribute to our efforts to improve peer review and improve the quality of published research.

Review Criteria for Research Manuscripts

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Writing and Publishing a Scientific Research Paper

Ann Behav Med. 2011;42:1–13. 3. Dine CJ, Caelleigh AS, Shea JA. Review
process. In: Durning SJ, Carline JD, editors. Review criteria for research
manuscripts. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: Association of American Medical Colleges
; 2015. p.

Author: Subhash Chandra Parija

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811047200

Category: Medical

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This book covers all essential aspects of writing scientific research articles, presenting eighteen carefully selected titles that offer essential, “must-know” content on how to write high-quality articles. The book also addresses other, rarely discussed areas of scientific writing including dealing with rejected manuscripts, the reviewer’s perspective as to what they expect in a scientific article, plagiarism, copyright issues, and ethical standards in publishing scientific papers. Simplicity is the book’s hallmark, and it aims to provide an accessible, comprehensive and essential resource for those seeking guidance on how to publish their research work. The importance of publishing research work cannot be overemphasized. However, a major limitation in publishing work in a scientific journal is the lack of information on or experience with scientific writing and publishing. Young faculty and trainees who are starting their research career are in need of a comprehensive guide that provides all essential components of scientific writing and aids them in getting their research work published.

Clinical Simulation

Research embedded in a model or theoretical framework that gives coherence to
individual studies and an action plan ... of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
published a report in 2001 titled “Review Criteria for Research Manuscripts” [6].

Author: Richard Kyle

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080556970

Category: Technology & Engineering

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Simulation facilities are invaluable for training in medicine and clinical education, biomedical engineering and life sciences. They allow the practice of prevention, containment, treatment, and procedure in a risk-free setting. This book is a practical guide and reference to the latest technology, operations and opportunities presented by clinical simulation. It shows how to develop and make efficient use of resources, and provides hands-on information to those tasked with setting up and delivering simulation facilities for medical, clinical and related purposes, and the development and delivery of simulation-based education programs A step-by-step manual to developing successful simulation programs Shows how to design, construct, outfit and run simulation facilities for clinical education and research. The Residency Review Committee of the US Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education has begun requiring residency programs to have simulation as an integral part of their training programs.

American Journal of Health Promotion

Review Criteria . Original research manuscripts are evaluated based on their
relevance , the quality of the design and execution of the study , and the quality of
the reporting of the study . Length . Original research manuscripts should be ...

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Healthcare Simulation Research

Review criteria for research manuscripts. Acad Med. 2001;76(9):897–978.
Blanco MA, Gruppen LD, Artino AR Jr, Uijtdehaage S, Szauter K, Durning SJ.
How to write an educational research grant: AMEE guide No. 101. Med Teach.
2016 ...

Author: Debra Nestel

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 3030268373

Category: Science

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This book provides readers with a detailed orientation to healthcare simulation research, aiming to provide descriptive and illustrative accounts of healthcare simulation research (HSR). Written by leaders in the field, chapter discussions draw on the experiences of the editors and their international network of research colleagues. This seven-section practical guide begins with an introduction to the field by relaying the key components of HSR. Sections two, three, four, and five then cover various topics relating to research literature, methods for data integration, and qualitative and quantitative approaches. Finally, the book closes with discussions of professional practices in HSR, as well as helpful tips and case studies.Healthcare Simulation Research: A Practical Guide is an indispensable reference for scholars, medical professionals and anyone interested in undertaking HSR.

Blinding as a Solution to Bias

Blinded vs. unblinded peer review of manuscripts submitted to a dermatology
journal: a randomized multi-rater study. British Journal of Dermatology ... A tool
for reviewers: “Review criteria for research manuscripts”. Academic Medicine 76 (
9), ...

Author: Christopher T Robertson

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128026332

Category: Law

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What information should jurors have during court proceedings to render a just decision? Should politicians know who is donating money to their campaigns? Will scientists draw biased conclusions about drug efficacy when they know more about the patient or study population? The potential for bias in decision-making by physicians, lawyers, politicians, and scientists has been recognized for hundreds of years and drawn attention from media and scholars seeking to understand the role that conflicts of interests and other psychological processes play. However, commonly proposed solutions to biased decision-making, such as transparency (disclosing conflicts) or exclusion (avoiding conflicts) do not directly solve the underlying problem of bias and may have unintended consequences. Robertson and Kesselheim bring together a renowned group of interdisciplinary scholars to consider another way to reduce the risk of biased decision-making: blinding. What are the advantages and limitations of blinding? How can we quantify the biases in unblinded research? Can we develop new ways to blind decision-makers? What are the ethical problems with withholding information from decision-makers in the course of blinding? How can blinding be adapted to legal and scientific procedures and in institutions not previously open to this approach? Fundamentally, these sorts of questions—about who needs to know what—open new doors of inquiry for the design of scientific research studies, regulatory institutions, and courts. The volume surveys the theory, practice, and future of blinding, drawing upon leading authors with a diverse range of methodologies and areas of expertise, including forensic sciences, medicine, law, philosophy, economics, psychology, sociology, and statistics. Introduces readers to the primary policy issue this book seeks to address: biased decision-making. Provides a focus on blinding as a solution to bias, which has applicability in many domains. Traces the development of blinding as a solution to bias, and explores the different ways blinding has been employed. Includes case studies to explore particular uses of blinding for statisticians, radiologists, and fingerprint examiners, and whether the jurors and judges who rely upon them will value and understand blinding.

Writing Reading and Understanding in Modern Health Sciences

research.../writing_ an_effective... (retrieved December 12, 2012). 6. Schwinn,
D. A., E. R. DeLong, and S. L. Shafer. 1998. Writing successful research
proposals for medical science. Anesthesiology ... Review criteria for research
manuscripts.

Author: Milos Jenicek

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482226456

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 232

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Medical articles are one of the main vehicles of knowledge translation and evidence communication in the health sciences. Their correct structure and style alone are no longer enough to convey a clear understanding of the intended message. Readers must be able to understand the very essence of the article message. That is the purpose of this book. Writing, Reading, and Understanding in Modern Health Sciences: Medical Articles and Other Forms of Communication will help the authors of medical articles communicate more effectively in today's practice and health research environment. It explores the most effective practices for communicating using three main medical literature formats: through scientific articles, articles where the subject is not based on the practice of the scientific method, and business reports. Describing how to think beyond the prevailing IMRAD article format, this book focuses on the nature, content, domains of thought, and meanings of medical articles. The ideas and underlying propositions in this book are complementary to specific requirements appropriate for each type of medical journal. After reading this book you will better understand: How to write what is considered the most important type of medical article, the research-based medical article How to write an evidence-based argumentative medical article The challenges of clinical case reporting The general framework of medical and research ethics Classification of medical articles and their underlying studies from the causal standpoint Supplying you with the understanding required to write more effective medical articles, the book includes details about essay-type articles, research-based articles, thesis as introduction sections, definitions as part of the material and methods sections, modern argumentation and critical thinking underlying results and their discussion and conclusions about them. It also examines qualitative research and case study methodologies from other domains. A must-read for all writers, readers, and users of medical articles, this book supplies the tools you need to write compelling medical reports that can help to improve the practice, research, and quality of healthcare at all levels.

Bio medical Informatics

Review Criteria for Research Manuscripts . Acad Med . 2001 Sep ; 76 ( 9 ) : 897 -
978 . 6 . Frankewitsch T , Prokosch U . Multimedia Explorer : Image Database ,
Image Proxy - server and Search - engine . Proc AMIA Symp . 1999 ; : 765 - 9 . 7 .

Author: Isaac S. Kohane

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Category: Management Informatics

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Beyond open access visions for open evaluation of scientific papers by post publication peer review

Design decisions include: Should the reviews and ratings be entirely transparent, or should some aspects be kept secret? Should other information, such as paper downloads be included in the evaluation?

Author: Nikolaus Kriegeskorte

Publisher: Frontiers E-books

ISBN: 2889190684

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A scientific publication system needs to provide two basic services: access and evaluation. The traditional publication system restricts the access to papers by requiring payment, and it restricts the evaluation of papers by relying on just 2-4 pre-publication peer reviews and by keeping the reviews secret. As a result, the current system suffers from a lack of quality and transparency of the peer-review evaluation process, and the only immediately available indication of a new paper’s quality is the prestige of the journal it appeared in. Open access is now widely accepted as desirable and is slowly beginning to become a reality. However, the second essential element, evaluation, has received less attention. Open evaluation, an ongoing post-publication process of transparent peer review and rating of papers, promises to address the problems of the current system. However, it is unclear how exactly such a system should be designed. The evaluation system steers the attention of the scientific community and, thus, the very course of science. For better or worse, the most visible papers determine the direction of each field and guide funding and public policy decisions. Evaluation, therefore, is at the heart of the entire endeavor of science. As the number of scientific publications explodes, evaluation and selection will only gain importance. A grand challenge of our time, therefore, is to design the future system, by which we evaluate papers and decide which ones deserve broad attention. So far scientists have left the design of the evaluation process to journals and publishing companies. However, the steering mechanism of science should be designed by scientists. The cognitive, computational, and brain sciences are best prepared to take on this task, which will involve social and psychological considerations, software design, and modeling of the network of scientific papers and their interrelationships. This Research Topic in Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience collects visions for a future system of open evaluation. Because critical arguments about the current system abound, these papers will focus on constructive ideas and comprehensive designs for open evaluation systems. Design decisions include: Should the reviews and ratings be entirely transparent, or should some aspects be kept secret? Should other information, such as paper downloads be included in the evaluation? How can scientific objectivity be strengthened and political motivations weakened in the future system? Should the system include signed and authenticated reviews and ratings? Should the evaluation be an ongoing process, such that promising papers are more deeply evaluated? How can we bring science and statistics to the evaluation process (e.g. should rating averages come with error bars)? How should the evaluative information about each paper (e.g. peer ratings) be combined to prioritize the literature? Should different individuals and organizations be able to define their own evaluation formulae (e.g. weighting ratings according to different criteria)? How can we efficiently transition toward the future system? Ideally, the future system will derive its authority from a scientific literature on community-based open evaluation. We hope that these papers will provide a starting point.

Cabell s Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Education

REVIEW CRITERIA The following criteria are used to review research papers
submitted to ADULT EDUCATION QUARTERLY : Importance of the Problem . A
problem or subject addressed by a manuscript should contribute to knowledge or
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Cabell s Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Management and Marketing

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Journal of the American Medical Association

The statistical analysis was reviewed by Jan Carline , PhD , Department of
Medical Education and Biomedical ... Evidence for longitudinal ambulatory care
rotations : a review of the literature . ... Review criteria for research manuscripts .

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Geology and Seismic Stratigraphy of the Antarctic Margin

The Antarctic Research Series encourages the collection of papers on specific
geographic areas within Antarctica . In addition ... expected for the series are
maintained by the review criteria established for the AGU publications program .

Author: Alan K. Cooper

Publisher: American Geophysical Union

ISBN: 9780875908847

Category: Science

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Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Antarctic Research Series, Volume 71. The Antarctic Ice Sheet has greatly affected global climate, sea level, ocean circulation, and southern hemisphere biota during Cenozoic times. Much of our understanding of the evolution of the ice sheet has been inferred from isotopic studies on distant deep-ocean sediments, because few Cenozoic rocks are exposed on the Antarctic continent. Yet, large differences occur between past ice volumes inferred from isotopic studies and those inferred from low-latitude sea-level variation. The massive quantities of glacially transported terrigenous sediments that lie beneath the Antarctic continental margin provide an additional, more direct record of the inferred ice sheet fluctuations. Volume 68 addresses the history of ice sheet fluctuations as recorded by geological and geophysical investigations of selected areas of the Antarctic continental margin. As described below, the volume gives data and results from on-going research by a major multinational project directed toward better understanding the impact of Antarctic Ice Sheet fluctuations on global sea levels and climates.

Contributions to Antarctic Research IV

The Antarctic Research Series encourages the collection of papers on specific
geographic areas within Antarctica. ... The standards of scientific excellence
expected for the series are maintained by the review criteria established for the
AGU ...

Author: David H. Elliot

Publisher: American Geophysical Union

ISBN: 9780875908762

Category: Science

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Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Antarctic Research Series, Volume 67. A high amplitude magnetic anomaly occurs over the Butcher Ridge igneous complex in the Transantarctic Mountains. This sill-like body is approximately 10 km long where exposed. It ranges from basalt to rhyolite in composition and has been suggested as evidence of a large mafic intrusion at depth. A single NW-SE aeromagnetic profile flown across Butcher Ridge gave an 8-km-wide positive anomaly with maxima of about 700 and 1000 nT which are associated with topographic peaks that the aircraft cleared at about 300 and 600 m respectively. The observed amplitude of the Butcher Ridge anomaly is too great to be caused by a typical sill of Ferrar Dolerite, examples of which are widely exposed along the Transantarctic Mountains. Models that fit the observed data indicate magnetizations comparable to the Jurassic Dufek layered mafic intrusion in the Transantarctic Mountains near the Weddell Sea. Model calculations show that the upper, and most magnetic part of the inferred intrusion must be greater than about 2 km thick and that the entire intrusion is probably substantially thicker. We interpret the source of the Butcher Ridge magnetic anomaly to be a layered mafic intrusion, syntectonic with the Jurassic Transantarctic (failed) rift, marked by the Ferrar Dolerite. The magnetic evidence for a buried mafic body beneath the Butcher Ridge igneous complex is the first evidence of possible Jurassic cumulate rocks in the Transantarctic Mountains bordering the Ross Embayment-Byrd Subglacial Basin.

Contributions to Antarctic Research II

The Antarctic Research Series encourages the collection of papers on specific
geographic areas within Antarctica . ... The standards of scientific excellence
expected for the series are maintained by the review criteria established for the
AGU ...

Author: David H. Elliot

Publisher: American Geophysical Union

ISBN: 9780875908090

Category: Science

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Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Antarctic Research Series, Volume 53. The Cold Deserts of Antarctica and the Polar Deserts of the High Arctic, the latter of which includes the Queen Elizabeth Islands, northern Greenland, Svalbard, Franz Josef Land, Severnaya Zemlya, and a few other localities, have cryogenic soils with desertlike features. Both sectors have soils with a mineral appearance, desert pavement, small to nonexistent organic components, and low ground temperatures. Both are underlain by permafrost and are subject to cryogenic processes. Whereas virtually all of the soils in Antarctica are well drained, in the High Arctic the soil pattern consists of a mosaic of Polar Desert soils, as well as various hydric varieties including shallow bogs. In the Polar Deserts the landforms, especially the surficial deposits, are much younger chronologically than their Cold Desert counterparts. Polar Desert soils generally have a more acid reaction than Cold Desert soils. Moisture regimes are quite different in the two sectors. Cold Desert soils have a dry condition even down to the frost table. Polar Desert soils are moist during early summer thaw, however, and are subjected to occasional summer rainfall and probably receive some moisture from condensation; the zone above the receding frost table is usually quite wet. The humus component in Cold Desert soils is usually nil, but in the Polar Desert soils it is commonly as much as 1% to 2% or higher, especially in medium?]textured soils. Whether there are enough distinct differences between the two soils to recognize two different categories remains somewhat moot. After equating all information, however, one appears to be justified in tentatively recognizing two distinct soils.

Journal of Rural Development

Submission Guidelines Journal of Rural Development ( IRD ) is a collection of
scholarly papers on agricultural ... satisfying the review criteria of Editorial Board '
Research Interests ' : secondary writings revised by editing and translating either
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Ethics and Policy in Scientific Publication

If the criteria of review are different from those usually exercised by the journal
editor , the reputation of the journal and the ... be selected by standards different
from those for individual peer - reviewed research accounts , papers presenting
an ...

Author: John Christian Bailar (III)

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Category: Philosophy

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International Oaks

Part of the reason for the delay is that we had all of the papers reviewed by
external reviewers prior to publication . Originally , our goal was to establish a
rigorous peer review process to insure that everything in these Proceedings met
the standards of a scientific publication . But it soon became clear that it was
neither possible nor appropriate to apply such criteria to all of the manuscripts .
Many of the ...

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Peer Evaluation and Selection Systems

The individuals who participate in a peer review process, especially those rejected by peers, as well as organizations that utilize peer review for decision making, will benefit from the insights proposed in this book.

Author: Serge Lehky

Publisher: BioBitField

ISBN: 0982956908

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Humans tend to judge each other, often spontaneously and effortlessly, but also formally and deliberately. The author argues that this process of peer evaluation, or peer review, developed as a result of natural selection and offers adaptive benefits to individuals and communities. However, the peer review process is also stochastic, is based on assumptions, and relies on surrogate measures of success. As a result, particular instances of peer review may be non-adaptive or maladaptive. Another limitation of peer review is that it is useless in the face of novelty. Although peer review, in a broad sense, is critical to the success of human societies, the meaning of peer review is often overly simplified and misunderstood, its results overvalued, and its outcomes misinterpreted - causing much turmoil and frustration. The individuals who participate in a peer review process, especially those rejected by peers, as well as organizations that utilize peer review for decision making, will benefit from the insights proposed in this book.