Guidelines for Reviewers

The reviewers are kindly requested to:

  • Notify the Editor-in-Chief and excuse themselves immediately if they found themselves unqualified to review the submitted manuscript.
  • Declare any conflict of interest when receiving a manuscript for evaluation
  • Keep the confidentiality of the submitted manuscript.
  • Assess the manuscript – within the allotted period - on scientific merits only, indicating originality, accuracy of results, adequacy of references, clarity and organization of the manuscript.
  • Write a detailed report that contains their comments on the manuscript to be communicated to the author(s).
  • Write optional confidential remarks about the manuscript to be communicated to the editor-in-chief.