Peer-reviewed journals rely on reviewers to provide critical appraisals of submitted papers to determine their suitability for publication. Editors decide whether a paper fits the journal scope and quality, but the peer-reviewer’s words help decide whether it is published. Many reviewers have not undertaken education or training about peer-review, so reflecting on the peer-reviewers’ role and how they can positively contribute to the scholarly literature can improve the process for all.
Nurse Researcher. 29, 3, 5-5. doi: 10.7748/nr.29.3.5.s1
Alternatively, you can purchase access to this article for the next seven days. Buy now