Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Pakistan Heart Journal is a 44 year old quarterly, peer reviewed official journal of Pakistan Cardiac Society.We are dedicated to promote high quality research and disseminate the latest advances among all health care professionals interested in various fields of Cardiology.Pakistan Heart Journal accepts contributions relating to cardiovascular diseases from both local and foreign authors which include a) Original research articles (b) Review articles (c) Case reports (d) Letter to the Editor (e) Editorials (f) Special communication (g) Short communications.

 

 

Section Policies

Editorial

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Special Article

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Review Article

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Audit

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Original Article

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Short Communication

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Case Series

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Case Reports

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Book Review

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Conference Report

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Correspondence

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Special Communication

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Pak Heart J is a peer reviewed journal. Submitted manuscripts are reviewed for originality, relevance, statistical methods, significance adequacy of documentation, reader interest and composition. All manuscripts considered suitable for review in the editorial office, are evaluated by a minimum of two reviewers. The manuscript is then sent to one or more foreign reviewers for further review. If statistical analysis is included, further examination by a statistician may be carried out. Revised manuscripts are judged on the adequacy of responses to suggestions and criticisms made during the review process. All accepted manuscripts are subject to editing for scientific accuracy and clarity by the Editorial Office. The ultimate authority to accept or reject the manuscript rests with the Editor.We use Blind Review Policy.

 


 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 


ISSN: 2227-9199