From 1 December 2023 the option to ‘Invite Reviewers’ and begin the peer review process will be available on the Central Editorial Service EM site only. Please transfer any submissions needing peer review directly to Central Editorial Service.
Each review generally requires four primary reviewers at protocol stage and five at review or update stage. See also Cochrane's Peer review policy. You can change the required number when selecting reviewers. See Invite comments from editors or peer reviewers.
The below Reviewer Roles are available in Editorial Manager:
- Clinical Reviewer
- Consumer Reviewer
- Information Specialist Reviewer
- Methods Reviewer
- Statistical Reviewer