B – How to review journal manuscripts

Rosenfeld RM. How to review journal manuscripts. Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery 2010;142(4):472-86
(doi: 10.1016/j.otohns.2010.02.010)

Reviewing manuscripts is central to editorial peer review. A common complaint by nearly all journal editors is the difficulty in finding competent reviewers to assess an increasing volume of submitted manuscripts. Topics covered in this article include: responding to a review invitation, crafting comments to editors and authors, offering a recommended disposition, dealing with revised manuscripts, and understanding roles and responsibilities.