International Authors and Researchers are invited for Editorial Board Membership
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VOLUME 6, ISSUE 1
Jan - March 2017
 
Author Instruction

International Journal of Research in Medicine [IJORIM] is an online open-access peer reviewed publication which focuses on research in the field of medical and paramedical sciences including health care in worldwide. The journal encourages articles on original research, case studies and reviews on topic of current interest.

1. Original research,
2. Review articles,
3. Case studies/Reports
The Journal is published quarterly adopting the continuous publication model and submission is open to researchers in the field of medical and paramedical sciences across the globe. All papers are subjected to screening by the Editorial Board followed by a blinded peer-review by experts in the field. Authors are advised to read our editorial policies to understand our review process. All papers are accepted subject to editorial changes. The articles of journal does not levy any fees and can be accessed on the web free by the global community. The journal does not charge for submission of article. However the journal charges nominal fees for processing and publication of manuscripts including colour reproduction of photographs (if requested).

Preparation of Manuscript :

Author Instruction Copy right Form Word Format Pdf Format Author Instruction International Journal of Research in Medicine [IJORIM] is an online open-access peer reviewed publication which focuses on research in the field of medical and paramedical sciences including health care in worldwide. The journal encourages articles on original research, case studies and reviews on topic of current interest. The scope of the journal allows publication of : 1. Original research, 2. Review articles, 3. Case studies/Reports The Journal is published quarterly adopting the continuous publication model and submission is open to researchers in the field of medical and paramedical sciences across the globe. All papers are subjected to screening by the Editorial Board followed by a blinded peer-review by experts in the field. Authors are advised to read our editorial policies to understand our review process. All papers are accepted subject to editorial changes. The articles of journal does not levy any fees and can be accessed on the web free by the global community. The journal does not charge for submission of article. However the journal charges nominal fees for processing and publication of manuscripts including colour reproduction of photographs (if requested). Preparation of Manuscript : The manuscript submitted to the Journal is considered not submitted elsewhere or under consideration for publication in other Journals.

General :

Authorship credit should be based only on substantial contributions to

1) Conception and design or acquisition of data or analysis and interpretation of data.

2) Drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content.

3) Final approval of the version to be published.

 Authorship criteria :

Authorship credit should be based only on substantial contributions to

1) Conception and design or acquisition of data or analysis and interpretation of data.

2) Drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content.

3) Final approval of the version to be published.

 GUIDELINES FOR ORIGINAL ARTICLE :

Articles of original research are welcome in this category. Articles should not exceed 4000 words. It must include an abstract of 250 words. Maximum of 6 keywords to be mentioned at the bottom of the abstract. The manuscript should be prepared in following sequence as title page, abstract and keywords, introduction, materials and methods including statistical analysis, results, discussion, acknowledgement, references, tables and figures. Each of the above mentioned should begin in a fresh page.

I. TITLE PAGE

 Should include:

(i) Title of the manuscript.

(ii) The initials followed by the name of each author and highest academic qualification.

(iii) The name of the department(s) and institution(s) to which authors are affiliated.

(iv) The name, address, contact number and email of the corresponding author to whom queries and proofs should be sent.

The authors are strictly advised not to mention their name and affiliation details in any of the subsequent pages other than the Title page since it may interfere with the review process.

II. ABSTRACT AND KEY WORDS

A structured abstract of not more than 250 words with subheadings of

(i) Background and objectives

(ii) Methods

(iii) Results and

(iv) Conclusions

It should be written for the readership of both clinicians and basic investigators and should state the hypothesis or central question of the study or investigation, the study subjects or experimental animals, observational and analytical methods, the main findings, and a final statement of the principal conclusions. Three to six key words should be used.

III. INTRODUCTION

It should commence on separate page and should briefly review the current state of knowledge about the topic of the paper. It should also explain clearly the reasons for undertaking the study being reported and what it hoped to achieve. Any mention about the results obtained or conclusions observed should be strictly avoided.

IV. MATERIAL AND METHODS

The material (patients, laboratory tests, experimental animals, etc.) used for making observations must be described along with all other relevant information. The methods used in the study should be described, giving sufficient information to permit the work to be repeated. If a generally accepted technique has been used, only a reference to that is enough. If, however, such a technique has been modified by the workers, the manner in which this has been done should be clearly stated.

 Statistical methods :

The relevant statistical methods used for analysis should be briefly explained mentioning the objective of each statistical test in relation to the variables in the reported study that is meaningful. When ‘p’ value is mentioned the exact number should be mentioned [exception is a highly significant value which may be mentioned as [0.001]. Mention should be made about the predetermined level of ‘p’ value which will be considered significant. Details of the statistical software used and its version needs mention.

V. RESULTS

This section should not include materials suitable for inclusion in “Material and Methods’ or “Discussion”. The results should be presented in logical sequence in the text, tables and illustrations. The data presented in the tables or figures should not be repeated in the text. Only important and significant observations should be included.

VI. DISCUSSION

 This should be limited to significance of results obtained and what can and what cannot be concluded and why. It should not be a repetition of the findings already given under ‘Results’. Results should be discussed in the light of similar work in the field. Speculative and purely theoretical discussion to which results presented are not related will not be accepted.

VII. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Acknowledgement should be brief and made specific for scientific/technical assistance and financial supports in the form of grants/drugs/ equipment only.

VIII. REFERENCES

References should be typed on a separate page after the text and these should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text. In accordance with best practices in scientific writing, latest articles published in relevant area must be referenced. Identify references in text, tables, and legends by Arabic numerals in parentheses

 

1. Standard Journal Article

1. Halpern SD, Ubel PA, Caplan AL. Solid-organ transplantation in HIV- infected patients. N Engl J Med.  2002; 347: 284-287

2. Pugia MJ, Sammer R, Corey P, Lott JA, Anderson L, Gleason S,  The uristatin dipstick is useful in distinguishing upper respiratory from urinary tract infections. Clin Chim Acta 2004;341: 73-81.

2. More than six authors:

1. Rose ME, Huerbin MB, Melick J, Marion DW, PalmerAM, Schiding JK, et al. Regulation of interstitial excitatory amino acid concentrations after cortical contusion injury. Brain Res 2002; 935 (1-2): 40-46.

3. In Press

1. Tian D, Araki H, Stahl E, Bergelson J, Kreitman M. Signatureof balancing selection in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. In press 2002.

4. Books And Other Monographs

1. Burrow GN. The Thyroid: nodules and neoplasia. In: Fleig P, Baxter JD, Broadus AE, FrohmanLA, editors. Endocrinology and metabolism. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill. 1989: 473-507.

2. Pal GK and Pal Pravati. Brainstem auditory evoked potential. In: Text book of practical physiology. 2nd ed. Chennai: Orient Longman. 2005: 305-309.

5. Conference Paper

1. Christensen S, Oppacher F. An analysis of Koza’s computational effort statistic for genetic programming. EuroGP 2002: 5th European Conference on Genetic Programming; 2002 Apr 3-5; Kinsdale Ireland.

6. Dissertation

1. Borkowski MM. Infant sleep and feeding: a telephone survey of Hispanic Americans [dissertation]. Mount Pleasant (MI): Central Michigan University;2002

7. Electronic Material: <Tie of Page

Dengue haemorrhagic fever: diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control. 2nd edition. Geneva: World Health Organization . available at:

http://www.who.int/csr/resources/publications/dengue/Denguepublication/en/ [accessed on sep 10th 2008]

Correctness of the reference list is the entire responsibility of the author (s).

IX. FIGURES AND TABLES

 Figures :

 (i) Figures (not more than 4) may be submitted in a digital file, preferable in JPEG format.

(ii) Figures should be labeled appropriately using arrows [black, white, single or double] which should be mentioned and explained in the legend.

(iii) All Figures must be numbered and cited in the text.

(iv) Legends should be provided for each figure , listed on a separate page.

(v) Figures reproduced from previously published journal articles, textbooks or websites should accompany details of permission obtained from the respective copyright owner.

Tables :

 (i) Each table should be typed double-spaced on a separate sheet.

(ii) The total number of tables should be not more than 5.

(iii) They should have an underlined title followed by a legend, if any.  

GUIDELINES FOR REVIEW ARTICLE :

Articles addressing a theme of current interest are welcome in this category. Articles should not exceed 2500 words. The manuscript should be prepared as title page, abstract and keywords, introduction followed by discussion, acknowledgement, reference tables and figures . Each of the above mentioned should begin in a fresh page

I. ABSTRACT AND KEYWORDS

(i) In an unstructured format not more than 250 words.

(ii) It should describe the background and summary of the discussion related to the topic of interest.

(iii) Minimum of three keywords to be mentioned at the bottom of the abstract.

II. INTRODUCTION

It should commence on separate page and should briefly explain the reason for the review. This should be a brief overview about what is already known on the topic of the article. This should be followed by a statement on the method of review of literature. A systematic explanation of the methods followed to search the literature on the topic of interest is desirable.

III. DISCUSSION

Topic being reviewed in the article should be extensively researched and it should be arranged in a logical manner with relevant subheadings. Illustrations, flow charts and tables should be used to explain the text. It should conclude with a brief statement on current opinion on the topic of discussion and future of the same. A hypothesis for future research may also be generated.  

Title page, acknowledgement, references, tables and figures should be prepared as per instructions already mentioned under guidelines for original article. 

GUIDELINES FOR CASE STUDIES / REPORTS :

Thoughtful discussions of recent original research or recent advances are welcome in this category. Should be no more than 500-1500 words, any tables or figures and references to a maximum of 10. The manuscript should be prepared as title page, abstract of 150 words with 3 keyword terms, text of the manuscript which may be self styled followed by references.

Case series may be submitted as original article.

The submission should be accompanied by

1. Author declaration and competing interest form.

2. Patient consent form, when applicable.

3. Ethics committee approval copy, when applicable.

Each Manuscript received by the journal is assigned a manuscript number. The author is expected to mention the respective manuscript number in all relevant communications. Editorial decision will be conveyed to the corresponding author within 4 weeks from the date of submission.

Submission of our Copyright form duly signed by all authors of the manuscript and manuscript should be e-mailed.

 Article Proofs

Page proofs are sent to the designated author through e-mail. They must be carefully checked and returned the revised manuscript within 48 hours of receipt.

 Copyright

Authors are asked to sign a warranty and copyright agreement upon acceptance of their manuscript, before the manuscript can be published. The Copyright Transfer Agreement can be downloaded here (in Word file & Pdf file)

 

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