Open Access Surgery
Open access peer-reviewed scientific and medical journals.
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Dr B. Sonny Bal
An international, peer-reviewed, open access journal that focuses on all aspects of surgical procedures and interventions. Patient care around the peri-operative period and patient outcomes post surgery are key topics for the journal.
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This journal is a member of and subscribes to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).Indexed online:
- EMBase Nursing
- Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
- OAIster - The Open Access Initiative
- ResearchGATE scientific network
Article Processing Statistics:
19 From submission of manuscript to first editorial decision (including peer-review)
31 From editorial acceptance to publication
"I was impressed at the rapidity of publication from submission to final acceptance." Dr Edwin Thrower, PhD, Yale University.