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Online Submissions: A formal online submission module to Hypertension is available. To submit your original or revised manuscript, please go to http://hype-submit.aha-journals.org and follow the detailed instructions located on our submission website. If you have any questions about the online submission process, please feel free to contact the Editorial Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not receive confirmation of submission for a new manuscript within three days, please contact the Editorial Office. The following items should be uploaded at the time of submission:
If you are unable to submit the items above, please contact the Hypertension Editorial Office within 48 hours after completion of online manuscript submission for further instruction.
- A cover letter that includes a statement of submission: "All authors have read and approved the submission of the manuscript; the manuscript has not been published and is not being considered for publication elsewhere, in whole or in part, in any language, except as an abstract." The cover letter may include the names of six to eight potential reviewers, with address, email address, and fax number, who are experts in the area of research and who do not have a conflict of interest. It is especially helpful to suggest three to four members of the Editorial Board.
- One copy of any potentially overlapping work that is in preparation, has been previously submitted or published, or is in-press, if applicable.
- One copy of any article currently in-press, which is cited in the References, if applicable.
- One copy of any abstracts published or submitted for publication, if applicable.
- All sources of support must be cited.
- Authorship Responsibility and Copyright Transfer Agreement All authors have to complete this form during the first revision submission. The peer review system will not allow a revised manuscript to be submitted without all authors completing this form..
- All potential conflicts of interest related to the manuscript must be stated. Conflict of Interest Disclosure Questionnaire must be completed by each author on our submission site. This form is available to all authors during the submission of the first revision. The peer review system will not allow a revised manuscript to be submitted without all authors completing this form.
Instructions for Assembling Submissions
- Manuscripts must be typed, double-spaced using a 12-point font, including references, figure legends, and tables.
- Leave 1-inch margins on all sides. Do not use proportional spacing or justified margins.
- Number every page except the title page, including figures, tables, and references. Cite each figure and table in text in numerical order.
- Assemble manuscripts in this order:
- Title page
- Text, including Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, and Perspectives
- Source(s) of Funding
- Conflict(s) of Interest/Disclosure(s)
- Novelty and Significance: 1) What Is New, 2) What Is Relevant?, Summary
- Figure Legends
- Online/Data Supplement, if applicable
- Clinical Implications (Only by invitation)
- Cite each reference in text in numerical order and list in the References section. In-text reference numbers may be repeated but not omitted.
- Use SI units of measure in all manuscripts. For example, molar (M) should be changed to mol/L; mg/dL to mmol/L; and cm to mm. Units of measure previously reported as percentages (ie, hematocrit) are expressed as a decimal fraction. Measurements currently not converted to SI units in biomedical applications are blood and oxygen pressures, enzyme activity, H+ concentration, temperature, and volume. The SI unit should be used in text, followed by the conventionally used measurement in parentheses.
- For style, consult the American Medical Association Manual of Style, 10th ed, New York, Oxford University Press, 2007, for style. (NOTE: The use of et al. in the author listing of references is allowed only when the author list exceeds 15 authors.)
Please note that if you use reference software tools (e.g. EndNote or Reference Manager), they do not always match our style, and you may need to manually correct your references.
- Please provide sex-specific and/or racial/ethnic-specific data, when appropriate, in describing outcomes of epidemiologic analyses or clinical trials; or specifically state that no sex-based or racial/ethnic-based differences were present. See the Uniform Requirements for more details.
- Consult current issues of Hypertension for examples of format.
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