Journal of Surgery Pakistan
Journal of Surgery Pakistan is a peer reviewed open access biomedical journal published quarterly since 1996. It is recognized by Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan under “Y” Category of national journals. It is also indexed in Index Medicus of EMRO of World Health Organization. It was also recognized by Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (defunct since recent Pakistan Medical Council Act). It is covered by Google Scholar. JSP follows double blind peer review system since its inception.
It provides platform for dissemination of research related to Surgical and Allied Specialties with emphasis on clinical studies and basic research on human subjects. However, it does not process animal studies. It has a print version and Open Access Electronic version so as to facilitate quick access to latest issue to larger audience as well as for archiving in bound volumes for libraries, both within country and abroad.
All submitted articles undergo initial in-house editorial triage so as to assess the suitability of the manuscript according to the scope of the journal and then send for double blind peer-review to two expert external reviewers. This ensures that authentic and quality research is published that helps in advancing and improving clinical practices and to build public trust. It follows guidelines of International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and committee of publication ethics (COPE).