Focus and Scope

The Journal of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons is one of the premier clinical and laboratory based research journals in Bangladesh. Its international readership is increasing rapidly. It features the best clinical and laboratory based research on various disciplines of medical science to provide a place for medical scientists to relate experiences which will help others to render better patient care.

The Journal of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons is a peer reviewed Journal. It is published four times a year, (January, April, July and October). It accepts original articles, review articles, and case reports. Complimentary copies of the journal are sent to libraries of all medical and other relevant academic institutions in the country and selected institutions abroad.

While every effort is always made by the Editorial Board and the members of the Journal Committee to avoid inaccurate or misleading information appearing in the Journal of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons, information within the individual article are the responsibility of its author(s). The Journal of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons, its Editorial Board and Journal Committee accept no liability whatsoever for the consequences of any such inaccurate and misleading information, opinion or statement.

Peer Review Process

Editing and peer review: All submitted manuscripts are subject to scrutiny by the Editor in-chief or any member of the Editorial Board. Manuscripts containing materials without sufficient scientific value and of a priority issue, or not fulfilling the requirement for publication may be rejected or it may be sent back to the author(s) for resubmission with necessary modifications to suit one of the submission categories. Manuscripts fulfilling the requirements and found suitable for consideration are sent for peer review. Submissions, found suitable for publication by the reviewer, may need revision/ modifications before being finally accepted. Editorial Board finally decides upon the publishability of the reviewed and revised/modified submission. Proof of accepted manuscript may be sent to the authors, and should be corrected and returned to the editorial office within one week. No addition to the manuscript at this stage will be accepted. All accepted manuscripts are edited according to the Journal's style.

Publication Frequency

At present, the journal produces 3 issues a year, but from January 2011, there will be 4 issues per year.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Editorial Board

Chairperson
Dr. Chowdhury Ali Kawser

Editor-in-Chief
Dr. HAM Nazmul Ahasan

Editors
Dr. Abdus Salam
Dr. Shafiqul Hoque
Dr. Md. Abul Faiz
Dr. Zafar Ahmed Latif
Dr. Projesh Kumar Roy
Dr. A.K.M. Khorshed Alam
Dr. Emran Bin Yunus
Dr. U. H. Shahera Khatun
Dr. Swapan Chandra Dhar
Dr. Quazi Tarikul Islam
Dr. Mohammed Abu Azhar
Dr. Rezawana Quaderi
Dr. Mohammad Zahiruddin
Dr. A.H.M. Rowshon
Dr. Md. Azharul Islam
Dr. Anup Kumar Saha
Dr. Abdul Wadud Chowdhury
Dr. Nishat Begum
Dr. Md. Titu Miah
Dr. Rubina Yasmin
Dr. Mohammad Robed Amin
Dr. Chanchal Kumar Ghosh
Dr. Muna Shalima Jahan
Dr. Aparna Das

Advisory Board

Dr. Mahmud Hasan
Dr. Md. Sanawar Hossain
Dr. Abdul Kader Khan
Dr. Mohammod Shahidullah
Dr. Choudhury Ali Kawser
Dr. Ava Hossain
Dr. Kanak Kanti Barua
Dr. Quazi Tarikul Islam
Dr. T.I.M. Abdullah-Al-Faruq
Dr. Mohammad Saiful Islam
Dr. Md. Abul Kashem Khandaker
Dr. Nazmun Nahar
Dr. S.A.M. Golam Kibria
Dr. Quazi Deen Mohammad
Dr. Md. Ruhul Amin
Dr. Kohinoor Begum
Dr. A.B.M. Muksudul Alam
Dr. A. K.M. Anowarul Azim
Dr. Rashid-E-Mahbub

Editorial Staff

Afsana Huq
Mir Shahinul Islam

Publisher

    Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons