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Article processing charges (APC)

Authors who publish open access in BMC Anesthesiology are required to pay an article processing charge (APC). The APC price will be determined from the date on which the article is accepted for publication.

The current APC, subject to VAT or local taxes where applicable, is: £2290.00/$2990.00/€2590.00*

*This journal is part of Springer Nature’s country-tiered APC pricing pilot. Find out more about the APC applicable to your country.

Visit our open access support portal and our Journal Pricing FAQs for further information.

Open access funding

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Springer Nature offers agreements that enable institutions to cover open access publishing costs. Learn more about our open access agreements to check your eligibility and discover whether this journal is included.

Requests for APC waivers and discounts from authors will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and may be granted in cases of financial need (see our open access policies for journals for more information). All applications for discretionary APC waivers and discounts should be made at the point of manuscript submission; requests made during the review process or after acceptance are unable to be considered.

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact 2023
    Journal Impact Factor: 2.3
    5-year Journal Impact Factor: 2.6
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.011
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.658

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 22
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 130

    Usage 2023
    Downloads: 1,891,359
    Altmetric mentions: 1,024

Peer-review Terminology

  • The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

    Identity transparency: Single anonymized

    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

    Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

    More information is available here

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