About the Journal
Aims and Scope
Spinal Cord Series and Cases: Clinical Management in Spinal Cord Disorders is an international, online-only journal which publishes high quality case reports, small case series, pilot and retrospective studies, perspectives, Pulse survey articles, Point-counterpoint articles, correspondences and book reviews. It specialises in material that addresses all aspects of life for persons with spinal cord injuries or disorders including psychosocial, vocational, medical, social, environmental, wellness and of course spinal cord anatomy, physiology and lesions (injury and disease). The journal covers practical topics for practitioners who treat patients with spinal cord injuries and to highlight educational issues. It will also cover topics related to professional and personal providers of care for persons with SCIs.
The journal strongly supports the use of the International Data Sets, the International Standards to Document Remaining Autonomic Function after Spinal Cord Injury and the International Standards for the Neurologic Classification of SCI in submitted publications and also encourages papers that highlight the educational aspects of these documents.
Spinal Cord Series and Cases: Clinical Management in Spinal Cord Disorders follows a continuous publishing model, with available content published every week and is an official journal of the International Spinal Cord Society. Spinal Cord Series and Cases’ sister journal Spinal Cord is a specialised, international journal that has been publishing spinal cord related manuscripts since 1963. It appears monthly, online and in print, and accepts contributions on spinal cord anatomy, physiology, management of injury and disease, and the quality of life and life circumstances of people with a spinal cord injury. For more information, please see the aims and scope of Spinal Cord.
Article metrics such as number of downloads, citations and online attention are available from each article page, and provide an overview of the attention received by a paper.
The 2018 peer review performance metrics for Spinal Cord Series and Cases are shown below:
- Average time to decision without external review - 3 days
- Average time to decision following external review - 24 days
- Over 1,750 recipients in receipt of the monthly electronic table of contents alert.
- Over 58,000 views of the journal website per year.
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The ISSN (online) number for Spinal Cord Series and Cases is 2058-6124.
Spinal Cord Series and Cases: Clinical Management in Spinal Cord Disorders now provides its latest table of contents as an RSS web feed. This allows users with an RSS reader to receive automatic updates whenever new content is added to these pages.