Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d'anesthésie

ISSN: 0832-610X (Print) 1496-8975 (Online)


usually requires 6 - 12 weeks. An important

enhancement for the Journal has been the new capacity to publish each article online within 4 - 6

weeks after acceptance of the final version, and up to 8 weeks ahead of the printed version

(publication lag time). The Online First™ system offers an accelerated publishing track on

SpringerLinkTM where the Journal is hosted online.


Updates to the Online Journal:

Readers have access to online articles published in both Portable Document Format (PDF) and

HyperText Markup Language (HTML) formats. The electronic versions of related metadata,

which include different forms of supplementary material related to each article, are now sent

automatically to all relevant bibliographic organizations on the day of the online publication. A

redesign of SpringerLink™ has enhanced the online Journal with functionalities and innovative

new features such as semantic analysis of documents and “look inside” preview capability to

allow readers to view and browse the content of any document without having to download it

first. We are now able to publish more color images, simulations, and additional electronic

supplementary material (ESM) to be posted online, for dynamic article types such as the new

Perioperative Hemodynamic Rounds section.


Ethical Considerations:

The Journal is a member of the Committee on Publications Ethics (COPE) Code of Conduct for

Editors of Biomedical Journals, and adheres to COPE's Good Publication Practice (see We use the CrossCheck® program

( to identify plagiarism for every article submitted to the

Journal. CrossCheck® compares the manuscript text to both published manuscripts and text

downloaded from websites. Manuscripts that

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