Clinical Hypertension operates a single-blind peer-review system, where the reviewers are aware of the names and affiliations of the authors, but the reviewer reports provided to authors are anonymous. The benefit of single-blind peer review is that it is the traditional model of peer review that many reviewers are comfortable with, and it facilitates a dispassionate critique of a manuscript.
Submitted manuscripts will generally be reviewed by two or more experts who will be asked to evaluate whether the manuscript is scientifically sound and coherent, whether it duplicates already published work, and whether or not the manuscript is sufficiently clear for publication. The Editors will reach a decision based on these reports and, where necessary, they will consult with members of the Editorial Board.
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Clinical Hypertension is the official journal of the Korean Society of Hypertension.
The Society is currently covering all publication costs so there are no article processing charges for authors.
2016 Journal Metrics
37 days from submission to first decision
9 days from acceptance to publication
668.5 Usage Factor
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