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Instructions for authors

Perioperative Medicine is an open access peer-reviewed journal that publishes highly topical clinical research relating to the perioperative care of surgical patients.

Its essence is the distillation, examination and application of clinical evidence to improve surgical outcome. Modern perioperative medicine is a true multidisciplinary speciality and the journal welcomes research in all areas relevant to perioperative medicine from any healthcare professional.

Each article type published by Perioperative Medicine follows a specific format, as detailed in the corresponding instructions for authors; please choose an article type from the list on the left to view the instructions for authors.

The instructions for authors includes information about preparing a manuscript for submission to Perioperative Medicine, criteria for publication and the online submission process. Other relevant information about the journal's policies, the refereeing process and so on can be found in 'About this journal'.

Perioperative Medicine publishes the following article types:

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Authors and referees are asked to declare any competing interests.

Copyright rests with the authors. For more information on copyright of articles, see our publisher's copyright and license policy.