Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor subject to Editor approval).
- The submission has NOT been previously submitted to The Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics (JPO)
- The submission is NOT a hypothesis-driven research paper.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
The submission file is in OpenOffice or Microsoft Word file format. The file should contain:
- Title page with all authors listed including contact information and disclosures
- 3-5 Key Concepts (Not needed for QSVI)
- Body of the Paper
- References formatted according to the Instructions to Authors
- Approval has been obtained to reproduce any Figures, Tables or Media which is owned by other entities and include documentation of this approval with your submission. Media that is available from the World Wide Web should include a link to the original media in the legend.
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- The License shall begin on the date I sign this Agreement and continue in perpetuity.
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