Responding to Peer Reviewers
Q: When asked to clarify a point to the reviewer, should I do so in the paper itself or the response to reviewer?
Detailed question-I got comment from reviewer of one point which he ask to calrify one point in the document (why was a triple marker offered to a 39 year old women? Is it a routine…
Asked by basel nasser on October 13, 2022
Detailed question-I submitted a manuscript to a journal and i got a response that with major revision it can be published. The only comment was that the results of my study are already…
Asked by Sindhu M on July 17, 2022
Detailed question-At the first review, one of the three reviewers commented "Excellent paper offering a clear and important message". However, the judgement at the second review was …
Asked by First name Last name on October 19, 2021
Q: In the second peer review, I got comments that are completely different from the first review. Is it a normal case?
Detailed question-My manuscript required some revisions at the first peer review and I answered all the comments. At the second peer review, I got the comments that is completely…
Asked on August 27, 2021
Detailed question-In my paper, I said that patients were divided into one of the three choledochorraphy techniques based on surgeon preference in charge of the procedure. The reviewer's…
Asked by Mohammed Omar on July 4, 2021
Detailed question-topic: the relationship between emotional intelligence job satisfaction and teacher effectiveness among secondary school teachers
Asked on May 30, 2021
Q: Do I need to point out every minor change made in response to the reviewer's recommendation to shorten the length?
Detailed question-I received a recommendation of major revision for my manuscript. The Reviewing Editor’s suggestion was to make the length shorter. I have been able to shorten it by 500…
Asked by Mariya Stoynova on March 19, 2021
Q: What are the practical implications of a study – and how do I add them in the Conclusion section?
Detailed question-I have received a comment from one of the reviewers requesting me to identify the implications of the study. The comment is as follows: 'What are the practical…
Asked on February 9, 2021
Q: Should I take some action if I believe one of the reviewers did not look at the manuscript before the revision?
Detailed question-My manuscript was assessed as major revision during the first round of review. I revised it, politely replying to all the comments by the two reviewers. One reviewer…
Asked on January 19, 2021
Q: How do I respond to the reviewer comments about state of knowledge, scientific perspective, and conclusion?
Detailed question-For my manuscript, the reviewer(s) had the following comments.Does the presentation reflect the present state of knowledge? No.There are unreasonable conclusions and a…
Asked on December 17, 2020