Reviewers Guidelines

Contributions submitted to the journal that are selected for peer-review are typically sent to two reviewers chosen by the editor or associate editors.

Reviewers are selected on the basis of many factors, including expertise, prior publications in the same topic area, and prior performance as a reviewer (including quality and timeliness). Invitations to review may contain confidential information, which should be treated as such.


Because we are committed to provide timely editorial decisions, potential reviewers are requested to respond promptly and those who accept invitations to review are requested to provide their comments within the agreed timeframe. If reviewers anticipate that they will not be able to meet the deadline, they are requested to inform the assigning editor so that alternative arrangements can be made.

Potential Conflicts of Interest:

If a reviewer perceives that there may be a significant conflict of interest (financial or otherwise) for a particular manuscript that they are invited to review, they should either seek clarification with the assigning editor or decline the invitation.

Editing Referees' Reports:

As a matter of policy, comments that were intended for the authors are transmitted; however, we reserve the right to edit a report in order to remove offensive language or to remove comments that reveal confidential information.


Manuscripts are reviewed with due respect for authors’ and reviewers' confidentiality. As a condition of agreeing to assess the manuscript, all reviewers undertake to keep submitted manuscripts and associated data confidential.


We do not release reviewers' identities to authors. We discourage reviewers from revealing their identities and also discourage authors from attempting to determine reviewer identities or to confront their reviewers directly.

Ethical Consideration:

 Reviewers of Thai Journal of Anesthesiology should

  1. Only agree to review manuscripts for which they have the subject expertise required to carry out a proper assessment and which they can assess in a timely manner
  2. Respect the confidentiality of peer review and not reveal any details of a manuscript or its review, during or after the peer-review process, beyond those that are released by the journal
  3. Declare all potential conflicting interests, seeking advice from the journal if they are unsure whether something constitutes a relevant interest
  4. Not allow their reviews to be influenced by the origins of a manuscript, by the nationality, religious or political beliefs, gender or other characteristics of the authors, or by commercial considerations
  5. Be objective and constructive in their reviews, refraining from being hostile or inflammatory and from making libelous or derogatory personal comments
  6. Acknowledge that peer review is largely a reciprocal endeavor and undertake to carry out their fair share of reviewing and in a timely manner
  7. Provide journals with personal and professional information that is accurate and a true representation of their expertise
  8. Recognize that impersonation of another individual during the review process is considered serious misconduct

Instructions for Reviewers

Invitations to Review:

Review requests are sent by email with links to accept or decline the invitation. Please click the accept or decline link to respond. If you have any questions, please contact the Editorial Office

( and we can mark your response in the system. If you are unable to review within the timeframe given, you may also contact the Editorial Office about a possible extension.

Review Due Dates:

Review due dates are set at 2 weeks from the date of accept for review. Should you be unable to meet the deadline but would be able to provide a review at a later date, please contact the editorial office for a possible extension.

Review Reminders:

The editorial office sends courtesy reminders to our reviewers 1 day and 7 days after a review’s due date.

Please contact the editorial office should you need an extension.

Submitting Your Recommendation:

Please use your username and password when you are ready to access the manuscript for review.

Manuscripts for review are downloadable in Microsoft word, which is easy for you to edit by using track change on them.

Once you are ready to submit a recommendation to the editorial office, sign in to your account in the,

click "pending assignment, and then "submit recommendation in the Thaijo system step by step" until finish. Contact the office should you have any problems submitting your recommendation through the Thaijo system.