Philippine Journal of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery History
Publisher Philippine Society of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Editor-in-chief Jose Florencio F. Lapeña, Jr., MA, MD
Vernacular Journal Title
Start Year 1981
The Philippine Journal of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (PJOHNS), official refereed journal of the Philippine Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, adheres to the “Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals” of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (www.icmje.org). It aims to provide local and overseas otolaryngologists, other surgeons and physicians, health and allied medical professionals, academicians and scientists from other disciplines, with a scholarly forum for the exchange of ideas and information in the discipline of otolaryngology - head and neck medicine and surgery and related fields that are especially relevant to health professionals in the Philippine and Western Pacific context. It publishes peer-reviewed original articles (including clinical trials, laboratory investigations, effectiveness of diagnostic or therapeutic techniques); evidence-based medicine (including clinical practice guidelines, systematic reviews and meta-analyses, evaluations of current practices and commentaries); case reports with discussions; surgical and instrumentation innovations and illustrations of new techniques; review articles; imaging and histopathology cases; lectures and symposia; brief reports and abstracts; correspondence and guest editorials and studies relating to behavioral, epidemiological, educational or controversial issues in otolaryngology - head and neck medicine and surgery and related fields. Published semiannually, Number One of Volume One is dated January – December 1981. It is also published electronically, available from http://www.psohns.org.ph/pjohns.