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Authors can deposit the first draft of a submitted article on their personal websites, their institution’s repositories or any non-commercial repository for personal use, internal institutional use or for permitted scholarly posting.
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The link to the original source of publication should be provided by inserting the DOI number of the article in the following sentence: “The published manuscript is available at EurekaSelect via http://www.eurekaselect.com/openurl/content.php?genre=article&doi=[insert DOI].”
There is no embargo on the archiving of articles published under the OPEN ACCESS PLUS category. Authors are allowed deposition of such articles on institutional, non-commercial repositories and personal websites immediately after publication on the journal website.
Joseph Varon The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, TX USA
Dr. Varon is the Chief of Critical Care Services at Foundation Surgical Hospital and Past Chief of Staff at University General Hospital in Houston. He is Professor of Acute and Continuing Care at The University of Texas in Houston, and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He is Professor of Medicine, Surgery and Emergency Medicine at several universities. Dr. Varon is Board-certified in Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Pulmonary Diseases and Geriatrics and has added qualifications in Emergency Medicine and Sleep Disorders. An avid researcher, Dr, Varon has contributed over 700 peer-reviewed journal articles, 10 full textbooks, and 10 dozen book chapters to the literature. He co-described the hyponatremia associated to extreme exercise syndrome, also known as the “Varon-Ayus syndrome”. Dr. Varon has lectured in over 60 different countries around the globe.