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Information for authors

BMC Anesthesiology's open access journals offer you the perfect place to publish and reach the largest possible audience of researchers within your field. All research articles published in our journals are free to access immediately online, published quickly, peer reviewed to the highest standard, and indexed in many high-profile databases.

Instructions for authors

To help you submit your paper we've created a quick instructions guide to the online submission process, including tips and advice as well as detailed instructions for authors for each journal. You can also find all of the author publishing tools that you need online together with handy links to the software you might need.

Reasons to publish

There are many reasons why increasing numbers of researchers choose to publish in our Open Access journals, including the promise of rapid and thorough peer review; immediate free access to the research; the scope and reputation of our journals and much more. Find out more about why authors choose to publish in our journals; and consider the benefits of publishing in our journals.

Peer-review policy

All journals published by operate a thorough system of peer review for their research articles. The precise form of peer review is left to those with editorial control of the journal. Find out more about the peer-review policy for each of our journals and look forward to fast and efficient peer-review processing when publishing in journals.