The peer-review process of the Journal of Neurosurgery

J Neurosurg. 1999 Feb;90(2):364-70. doi: 10.3171/jns.1999.90.2.0364.


Peer review is the process by which scientific articles are evaluated and selected for publication. To clarify this procedure for readers and writers, the authors present a detailed description of peer review at the Journal of Neurosurgery (JNS) in the context of other journals. They discuss the unique characteristics of JNS's peer-review process and how it contributes to the quality of the JNS.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Neurosurgery*
  • Peer Review*
  • Periodicals as Topic*