Index to Chiropractic Literature
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ID 19188
  Title Commentary: A peer-reviewer’s plea
Journal J Can Chiropr Assoc. 2006 Jun;50(2):107-109
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Article
Abstract/Notes What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate. -- Cool Hand Luke
Introduction: Over the past several years, I have had the privilege to be asked to review manuscripts for several organizations (such as the Association of Chiropractic Colleges-Research Agenda Conference and the Canadian Chiropractic Association) journals (including the JCCA, Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, Chiropractic and Osteopathy and Clinical Chiropractic) and publishers (Elsevier). During that time, two things have become abundantly clear to me. The first one is that preparing a manuscript such that it survives the peer review process and is ultimately judged suitable for journal publication is a much more difficult thing to do than it may first appear. The second is that many prospective authors make the entire process much more difficult for themselves than it otherwise has to be.

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