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HAND

HAND

Editor-in-Chief: Michael Neumeister

ISSN: 1558-9447 (print version)
ISSN: 1558-9455 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11552

Springer Open Access
  • Offers peer-reviewed articles on current research and clinical work in the field of hand surgery
  • Presents original articles on clinical care and basic research; invited book reviews; letters to the editor; correspondence and brief communications and more
  • The official journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

HAND is a peer-reviewed journal that offers articles written by clinicians worldwide, detailing current research and clinical work in the field of hand surgery. It features articles related to all aspects of hand and upper extremity surgery and the post operative care and rehabilitation of the hand.

Types of articles published include original articles related to clinical care and basic research; invited book reviews; letters to the editor; correspondence and brief communications; tips, suggestions and comments.

This is the official journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery.

Related subjects » Orthopedics - Surgery

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    Hand is the official journal of the American Association for Hand Surgery. The American Association for Hand Surgery is a unique organization of hand surgery and therapy professionals and the focus of the American Association for Hand Surgery is primarily educational.

    The purpose of Hand is to provide an international peer reviewed journal which combines multidisciplinary expertise from surgical, medical, hand therapy and other health care professional specialties to advance the quality of care and health of patients with hand and upper extremity pathologies.

    Hand is a quarterly multidisciplinary peer reviewed journal which publishes original clinical and basic science articles, comprehensive critical reviews and unique case reports related to the management of pathologies in the hand and upper extremity. Studies which are published in Hand and involve human subjects must adhere to the ethical guidelines of the 1975 Declaration of Helsinki, have approval by an institutional ethics review board, and have appropriate patient informed consent. Studies which involve animal models must adhere to the animal care and use guidelines of the National Institutes of Health and/or the appropriate institutional review board.

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    Submission of a manuscript implies: that the work described has not been published before (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, review or thesis); that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; that its publication has been approved by all coauthors, if any, as well as tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities at the institution where the work was carried out. Transfer of copyright to the American Association for Hand Surgery becomes effective if and when the article is accepted for publication. The copyright covers the exclusive right (for U.S. government employees: to the extent transferable) to reproduce and distribute the article, including reprints, translations, photographic reproductions, microform, electronic form (offline, online) or other reproductions of similar nature.

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