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Penultimate Draft Manuscript Review Process - Expedited

Meta-analysis Papers:

All requirements governing the review of standard penultimate drafts of CHS manuscripts also apply to the review of meta-analysis draft manuscripts, with the following exception:

There is no distributed P&P Committee review by expertise unless requested. The CHS Sponsor /liason to the metastudy serves as the primary internal reviewer for CHS. Along with the standard criteria for submission of a penultimate draft manuscript, he/she should please accompany the draft manuscript with a brief summary paragraph describing the paper and its representation of the CHS cohort. This cover note shall accompany the draft through a combined, expedited 1-week review by the P&P, Steering Committee and, if appropriate, NHLBI.
 

CHS Working Group Papers:

All requirements governing the review of standard penultimate drafts of CHS manuscripts also apply to the review of Working Group draft manuscripts, with the following exception:

There is no distributed P&P Committee review by expertise unless requested. Instead, the respective Working Group serves as the primary internal reviewer for CHS. Along with the standard criteria for submission of a penultimate draft manuscript, any member of the paper’s Writing Group other than the Writing Chair should please provide a brief summary of the paper and confirmation that is has undergone Working Group review. This cover note will accompany the draft through a combined, expedited 1-week review by the P&P, Steering Committee and, if appropriate, NHLBI.

 

Sample cover note

 

Related Links

Penultimate Draft Manuscript Review Process
CHS & NHLBI Acknowledgment Guidelines
P&P Reviewer Guidelines
CHS Verification Policy
NIH Public Access Policy – PubMed Central