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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The Authors must pay article charge IDR 1.000.000 if the manuscript has been accepted to publish.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

SUBMISSIONS

The submitted manuscript should be addressed to editor in chief of Archives of The Medicine and Case Reports. Manuscript must be submitted through online submission (OJS) by registered users.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

The submitted manuscript should be a text that has not been published nor is it before another journal for consideration, in English.

We accept original article, case report, and review article. Manuscript template can be downloaded here.

 

A. Research Article (Original Article)

Manuscript should contain an original research article in the field of medicine and health. The systematics are as follow:

Title of Manuscript, 12pt, Bookman Old Style

Author’s name (First Name Surname)1*, Author’s name (First Name Surname)2

1Department of…., Faculty….., University…, City, Country

2Department of…., Faculty….., University…, City, Country

The Abstract should be no more than 250 words, with 3-5 key words. It should not be descriptive, but should contain only important facts raised from the manuscript. The abstract should be written into a single paragraph that briefly summarises each main section of introduction, methods, results and conclusion of your paper.

  1. Introduction

Introduction represents a short description of the problem described in the manuscript and purpose of the study. There is a need to mention only the references in the direct relationship with a problem presented in manuscript. Continue logically and finish the section with a short description of the aim of the study.1,2

  1. Methods

Methods should present concisely and systematically a list of basic procedures, selection of study subjects or laboratory animals, methods of observations and analysis. Avoid listing common or irrelevant methods (use reference instead).

  1. Results

Results section should represent a list your basic results without any introduction. Only essential statistical significances should be added in brackets. Draw no conclusions as yet: they belong into the next section.

Tables, figures and illustrations

Illustrations should be kept to a minimum. Data reported in tables or figures should not be repeated in the text. We accept up to five

tables/figures.

Each table/figure/illustration should be presented on a separate page in the smaller format possible and contain: a) descriptive or explanatory title; b) respective number (using Arabic, not roman numerals) consecutively as cited in the text; c) all the necessary explanations of symbols and abbreviations.

Tables. Table title should be placed above the table. Use the MS Word table tool (table’s editor). Abbreviations may be used, but must be explained in full as footnotes. Units of measurement must be clearly indicated.

Place explanatory matter in footnotes. Explain in footnotes all abbreviations that are

used in each table. Mark the footnotes using the following symbols, in this sequence:

*,†,‡,§,II,¶,**,††,‡‡,...

Figures. The title should be placed below the figure. Hard copy of all figures (MS Excel/cdr/eps files) must be prepared and retained by authors in case it is needed during the publication process.

Illustrations must be delivered in high-quality electronic format, labelled with the number and author name. To protect privacy of individuals, only body part of the interest should be presented; in the case of the need to present some pathological changes on the head, only particular detail should be presented.

  1. Discussion

Discussion includes interpretation of study findings and results considered in the context of results in other trials reported in the literature.

  1. Conclusion

Conclusions should be stated in a short, clear and simple manner, stemming directly from the results shown in the paper. Rather than summarizing the data, conclude from them.

 

B. Case Report

Manuscript should contain an case reports in the field of medicine. The systematics are as follow:

 

Title of Manuscript, 12pt, Bookman Old Style

Author’s name (First Name Surname)1*, Author’s name (First Name Surname)2

1Department of…., Faculty….., University…, City, Country

2Department of…., Faculty….., University…, City, Country

The Abstract should be no more than 250 words, with 3-5 key words. It should not be descriptive, but should contain only important facts raised from the manuscript. Structured Abstract: BackgroundCase Presentation, and Conclusion.

  1. Introduction

Introduction represents a short description of the problem described in the manuscript and purpose of the study. There is a need to mention only the references in the direct relationship with a problem presented in manuscript. Continue logically and finish the section with a short description of the aim of the study.1,2

  1. Case Presentation

Case Presentation should present concisely and systematically a list of anamnesis, physical examination, laboratory examination, diagnosis, treatments Avoid listing common or irrelevant methods (use reference instead).

Tables, figures and illustrations

Illustrations should be kept to a minimum. Data reported in tables or figures should not be repeated in the text. We accept up to five tables/figures.

Each table/figure/illustration should be presented on a separate page in the smaller format possible and contain: a) descriptive or explanatory title; b) respective number (using Arabic, not roman numerals) consecutively as cited in the text; c) all the

necessary explanations of symbols and abbreviations.

Tables. Table title should be placed above the table. Use the MS Word table tool (table’s editor). Abbreviations may be used, but must be explained in full as footnotes. Units of measurement must be clearly indicated.

Place explanatory matter in footnotes. Explain in footnotes all abbreviations that are

used in each table. Mark the footnotes using the following symbols, in this sequence:

*,†,‡,§,II,¶,**,††,‡‡,...

Figures. The title should be placed below the figure. Hard copy of all figures (MS Excel/cdr/eps files) must be prepared and retained by authors in case it is needed during the publication process.

Illustrations must be delivered in high-quality electronic format, labelled with the number and author name. To protect privacy of individuals, only body part of the interest should be presented; in the case of the need to present some pathological changes on the head, only particular detail should be presented.

  1. Discussion

Discussion includes interpretation of case findings and results considered in the context of results in other trials reported in the literature.

  1. Conclusion

Conclusions should be stated in a short, clear and simple manner, stemming directly from the results shown in the paper. Rather than summarizing the data, conclude from them.

 

C. Narrative Literature Review (NLR)

Manuscript should contain an NLR in the field of medicine. The systematics are as follow:

 

Title of Manuscript, 12pt, Bookman Old Style

Author’s name (First Name Surname)1*, Author’s name (First Name Surname)2

             1Department of…., Faculty….., University…, City, Country

             2Department of…., Faculty….., University…, City, Country

The Abstract should be no more than 250 words, with 3-5 key words. It should not be descriptive, but should contain only important facts raised from the manuscript, without structured abstract.

  1. Introduction

Introduction represents a short description of the problem described in the manuscript and purpose of the study. There is a need to mention only the references in the direct relationship with a problem presented in manuscript. Continue logically and finish the section with a short description of the aim of the study.1,2

Section of Narrative Review

Section of narrative review contain section of review that would be published in narrative review.

Tables, figures and illustrations

Illustrations should be kept to a minimum. Data reported in tables or figures should not be repeated in the text. We accept up to five tables/figures.

Each table/figure/illustration should be presented on a separate page in the smaller format possible and contain: a) descriptive or explanatory title; b) respective number (using Arabic, not roman numerals) consecutively as cited in the text; c) all the necessary explanations of symbols and abbreviations.

Tables. Table title should be placed above the table. Use the MS Word table tool (table’s editor). Abbreviations may be used, but must be explained in full as footnotes. Units of measurement must be clearly indicated.

Place explanatory matter in footnotes. Explain in footnotes all abbreviations that are

used in each table. Mark the footnotes using the following symbols, in this sequence:

*,†,‡,§,II,¶,**,††,‡‡,...

Figures. The title should be placed below the figure. Hard copy of all figures (MS Excel/cdr/eps files) must be prepared and retained by authors in case it is needed during the publication process.

Illustrations must be delivered in high-quality electronic format, labelled with the number and author name. To protect privacy of individuals, only body part of the interest should be presented; in the case of the need to present some pathological changes on the head, only particular detail should be presented.

  1. Conclusion

Conclusions should be stated in a short, clear and simple manner, stemming directly from the results shown in the paper. Rather than summarizing the data, conclude from them.

 

D. Systematic Literature Review - Meta Analysis

Manuscript should contain an original research article in the field of medicine and health. The systematics are as follow:

Title of Manuscript, 12pt, Bookman Old Style

Author’s name (First Name Surname)1*, Author’s name (First Name Surname)2

1Department of…., Faculty….., University…, City, Country

2Department of…., Faculty….., University…, City, Country

The Abstract should be no more than 250 words, with 3-5 key words. It should not be descriptive, but should contain only important facts raised from the manuscript. Structured Abstract : BackgroundMethodsResults, and Conclusion.  

  1. Introduction

Introduction represents a short description of the problem described in the manuscript and purpose of the study. There is a need to mention only the references in the direct relationship with a problem presented in manuscript. Continue logically and finish the section with a short description of the aim of the study.1,2

  1. Methods

Methods should present concisely and systematically a list of summarize data sources, including years searched. Include in the search the most current information possible, ideally conducting the search several months before the date of manuscript submission. Potential sources include computerized databases and published indexes, registries, abstract booklets, conference proceedings, references identified from bibliographies of pertinent articles and books, experts or research institutions active in the field, and companies or manufacturers of tests or agents being reviewed. Describe inclusion and exclusion criteria used to select studies for detailed review from among studies identified as relevant to the topic. Under details of selection include particular populations, interventions, outcomes, or methodological designs. Specify the method used to apply these criteria (for example, blinded review,consensus, multiple reviewers). State the proportion of initially identified studies that met selection criteria. Describe guidelines used for abstracting data and assessing data quality and validity (such as criteria for causal inference). State the method by which the guidelines were applied (eg, independent extraction by multiple observers). Authors should report systematic reviews and meta-analyses in accordance with the PRISMA (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses) statement

  1. Results

Results section should represent a list your basic results without any introduction. Only essential statistical significances should be added in brackets. Draw no conclusions as yet: they belong into the next section.

Tables, figures and illustrations

Illustrations should be kept to a minimum. Data reported in tables or figures should not be repeated in the text. We accept up to five

tables/figures.

Each table/figure/illustration should be presented on a separate page in the smaller format possible and contain: a) descriptive or explanatory title; b) respective number (using Arabic, not roman numerals) consecutively as cited in the text; c) all the necessary explanations of symbols and abbreviations.

Tables. Table title should be placed above the table. Use the MS Word table tool (table’s editor). Abbreviations may be used, but must be explained in full as footnotes. Units of measurement must be clearly indicated.

Place explanatory matter in footnotes. Explain in footnotes all abbreviations that are

used in each table. Mark the footnotes using the following symbols, in this sequence:

*,†,‡,§,II,¶,**,††,‡‡,...

Figures. The title should be placed below the figure. Hard copy of all figures (MS Excel/cdr/eps files) must be prepared and retained by authors in case it is needed during the publication process.

Illustrations must be delivered in high-quality electronic format, labelled with the number and author name. To protect privacy of individuals, only body part of the interest should be presented; in the case of the need to present some pathological changes on the head, only particular detail should be presented.

  1. Discussion

Discussion includes interpretation of study findings and results considered in the context of results in other trials reported in the literature.

  1. Conclusion

Conclusions should be stated in a short, clear and simple manner, stemming directly from the results shown in the paper. Rather than summarizing the data, conclude from them.

 

Reference writing  

Each scientific fact and published statement in the text requires a relevant reference. Preferably,

references should be widely visible on the Internet and refer to the most recent sources. Citing retracted and ‘predatory’ items is unacceptable.

The author is responsible for the accuracy and completeness of all references, which should be numbered sequentially and not alphabetically, with the numbers cited in the text in parenthesis, before punctuation marks according to the Vancouver style (examples following). Provide names of all authors. Consult List of Journals in Index Medicus for standard journal abbreviations.

Journal reference

Fodor SP, Rava RP, Huang XC, Pease AC, Holmes CP, Adams CI. Multiplexed biochemical assays with biological chips. Nature 1993; 364:555-6.

The Royal Marsden Hospital Bone-Marow Transplantation Team. Failure of syngeneic bone-marrow graft without preconditioning in post hepatitis marrow aplasia. Lancet 1977; 2:242-4.

Anonymous. Coffee drinking and cancer of the pancreas (Editorial). Br Med J 1981; 283:628.

Lundstrom E, Nylander C. An electrostatic approach to membranes bound receptors. Period Biol 1983; 85(Suppl 2):53-60.

Non English language

Prišlin M, Pincan L, Šiftar O, Vugrovečki SA, Radin L, Vranković L, Aladrović J. Životne, prehrambene navike i stavovi studenata druge godine studija veterinarske medicine (Lifestyle, dietary habits and attitudes of second year students of veterinary medicine) [in Croaian] Veterinar 2017; 2:21-30.

Whole book (personal authors)

Berry MJ, Linoff G. Data Mining Techniques for Marketing, Sales and Customer Support. New York: Wiley, 1997.

Whole book (editors)

Finch RG, Greenwood D, Norrby SR, Whitley RJ, eds. Antibiotic and Chemotherapy. 8th ed. Philadelphia: Churchill Livingston, 2003.

Book chapter

Weinstein L, Swartz MN. Pathogenic properties of invanding microorganisms. In: Sodeman WA, ed. Pathogenic Physiology: Mechanism of Disease. Philadelphia: W B Saunders, 1974:457-72.

Published meeting abstract

Uzunovic-Kamberovic S, Zorman T, Hendrickx M, Smole-Mozina S. Epidemiological relatedness among C. jejuni and C. coli PFGE genotypes from different sources. In: Abstracts of the 11th International Congress of Infectious Diseases, Cancun, Mexico, 2004. Abstract P59.003, p. 188. International Society of Infectious Diseases, Boston, MA, USA.

Monographs

Hunninghake GW, Gadek JE, Szapiel SV. The human alveolar macrophage, In: Harris CC, ed. Cultured Human Cells and Tissues in Biomedical Research. New York: Academic Press, 1980: 54-6. (Stoner GD, ed. Methods and Respective in Cell Biology; Vol. 1)

Publication of agencies, societies

Ranofsky AI. Surgical operations in short-stay hospitals: United States – 1975, Hyattsville, Marylend: National Centre for Health Statistics, 1978; DHEW publication no (PHS) 78-1785. (Vital and health statistics; series 13; no 34)

Ph. D. or MA theses

Cairins RR. Infrared spectroscopic studies of solid oxygen. Berkley, University of California, Los Angeles 1965; Ph. D. thesis.

Website

World Health Organization. Global strategy for the containment of antimicrobial resistance. http://www.who.International (date last accessed; an example: 07 July 2011).

Online reference:

Dimick JB, Welch hg, Birkmeyer JD. Surgical mortality as an indicator of hospital quality. JAMA 292. [Online] posting or revision date. http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/short/292/7/847. (date last accessed, an example: 07 July 2011)

References to (personal) unpublished data should be made parenthetically in the text (an example: Brankovic, unpublished data).

 

Reference management software

Please use reference management software such as Mendeley or Zotero. Your reference should be written according Vancouver (superscript) Reference Style.