Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The South African Radiographer’s (SAR)primary purpose is to disseminate research results which support high level learning, teaching and research in all aspects of diagnostic radiography, sonography, nuclear medicine, and radiation therapy and oncology.

SAR publishes peer reviewed research findings, original review and opinion articles, and case reports on all aspects of: (i) diagnostic imaging including computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging, (ii) sonography, (iii) nuclear medicine, (iv) radiation therapy and oncology, (v) education relevant to radiography. It provides a forum for exchange of ideas on clinical, scientific and professional aspects of radiography.

 

Section Policies

Editorials

Editors
  • Leonie Munro
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Letters To The Editor

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Original Articles

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Case Reports

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Technical Report

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CPD

Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Book Review

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Opinion article

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Special Tribute

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Article of Interest

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Technical Report

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Errata

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Editorial

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Cases: imaging quiz

Must  include  5 multiple  choice  questions  for  each  case

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Peer Review Process

Original articles are first reviewed by an editorial advisory group who have the right to recommend rejection or referral for review.

SAR obtains
i) two reviews on ALL MATERIAL except case reports
ii) one review on case reports from an expert in the subject.

Reviewers consider the material in terms of whether it contains new information, if there is proof thereof, if applicable were the statistical methods used appropriate, and what should be done to approve the manuscript in terms of grammar, and clarity of meaning. In addition they comment on relevance of tables and/or figures in terms of illustrating key points. Reviewers advise the editor whether to accept reviewed material for publication. SAR uses a grading system for peer reviewers. Reviewed material should be returned to the editor within twenty-one (21) days. Persons who are experts in their fields and who have published material are invited to review material on a voluntary basis.

Interested persons are welcome to volunteer to review material.

 

Publication Frequency

SA Radiography publishes articles twice a year, as soon as all material has been edited.

 

Open Access Policy

The SAR 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

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Abbreviation

The correct abbreviation for abstracting and indexing purposes is SAR.

 

ISSN

The international standard serial number (ISSN) for The South African Radiographer is 0258 0241.

 

Subscription Rates

The South African Radiographer is published twice a year. Details of annual subscription rates may be requested from the Admin Office. Subscribers will receive a receipt that reflects a CPD event number for income tax purposes.