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Author Guidelines

AUTHOR GUIDELINES

Manuscripts should be written in the English or Indonesian language. They should be typed using Arial fonts, 1.5 spaced using 2.5 cm wide margins all around. The text is arranged as follows:

(1)    Title page

(2)    Abstract

(3)    Keywords

(4)    Introduction

(5)    Methods

(6)    Results

(7)    Discussion

(8)    Acknowledgements

(9)    References

(10) Appendices

(11) Text tables

(12) Figure legends

 

  • Original Research Articles

Contains original findings in basic, translational, or clinical medicine.

Sections are divided into Introduction, Material and Methods, Results, Discussion, and Conclusion

Title of The Article. The study design should be stated on the title

Abstract. Should be no more than 250 words, summarizing the problem being considered, how the study was performed, the clear results and the principal conclusions under subheadings ‘Background and Aim’, ‘Methods’, ‘Results’, and ‘Conclusion’. Please define abstract in two version languages (Bahasa and English).

Key words. Should be no more than 5. These should be given beneath the Abstract and in the box provided during the online submission process.

Introduction. Should be no more than 4 paragraphs. State the rationale for the study, identify the problem main problem/the study purpose, establish a gap in the current knowledge/state the novelties, and articulate a hook that convinces readers that this gap is of consequence. Brief description of the background that led to the study (current results and conclusions should not be included).

Methods. Please state the study design and its methodology. Details relevant to the conduct of the study. Wherever possible give numbers of subjects studied (not percentages alone). Statistical methods should be clearly explained at the end of this section and its analyses must be explained on the methods used.

Results. Work should be reported in SI units. Undue repetition in text and tables should be avoided. Comment on validity and significance of results is appropriate but broader discussion of their implication is restricted to the next section. Subheadings that aid clarity of presentation within this and the previous section are encouraged.

Discussion. The nature and findings of the study are placed in context of other relevant published data. Caveats to the study should be discussed. Avoid undue extrapolation from the study topic.

Conclusion

Acknowledgments and affiliations. Individuals with direct involvement in the study but not included in authorship may be acknowledged. The source of financial support and industry affiliations of all those involved must be stated.

References (preferably below 30). See References for further style guidance. Consist of references of minimal 10 years recently and in the form of essay. Use Vancouver Style for citations.

Figure legends Maximum 6 tables and/or figures.

 

  • Review Articles/Learning Points/Book Review

These articles review the novel issues in medicine and health science in review articles, and important learning points that is crucial in clinical practice.

Word count: Less than 3000 words.

Articles should be presented in sections:

  1. Title of The Article
  2. Unstructured Abstract. Should be no more than 250 words, summarizing the problem being considered, how the study was performed. Please define abstract in two version languages (Bahasa and English).
  3. Key words. Should be no more than 5. These should be given beneath the Abstract and in the box provided during the online submission process.
  4. Introduction. Should be no more than 4 paragraphs. State the rationale for the study some references, state the novelties and main problem.
  5. Body of text with subtitle
  6. Conclusion
  7. Acknowledgments and affiliations. Individuals with direct involvement in the study but not included in authorship may be acknowledged. The source of financial support and industry affiliations of all those involved must be stated.
  8. References Please see References for further style guidance. Consist of references of minimal 10 years recently and in the form of essay.
  9. Figure legends Maximum 6 tables and/or figures.

 

  • Case Reports

Interesting case reports that provide clear learning points that is valuable for the continuing medical education.

  1. Title of The Article
  2. Abstract. Should be no more than 250 words, summarizing the problem being considered and the key learning points. Please define abstract in two version languages (Bahasa and English).
  3. Key words. Should be no more than 5. These should be given beneath the Abstract and in the box provided during the online submission process.
  4. Introduction. Should be no more than 4 paragraphs. State the novelty and main problem/the report purpose. Brief description of the background that led to the drafting of the manuscript.
  5. Case Illustration
  6. Discussion. The nature and findings of the report are placed in context of other relevant published data.
  7. Conclusion
  8. Acknowledgments and affiliations. Individuals with direct involvement in the study but not included in authorship may be acknowledged. The source of financial support and industry affiliations of all those involved must be stated.
  9. References Please see References for further style guidance. Consist of references of minimal 10 years recently and in the form of essay.
  10. Figure legends Maximum 6 tables and/or figures. Please see Illustrations and tables for further style guidance

 

GENERAL GUIDELINE

Manuscript submitted should never been published elsewhere. First author should ensure that all authors have read and agreed upon the submitted manuscript. Manuscript be written in either English or Indonesian Language. The content of the article is author’s responsibility. All manuscript submitted to Medicinus will be reviewed by the experts in respective fields (peer-review) and editorial office. Manuscript requiring corrections will be sent back to author for revision. All research articles should obtain ethical clearance and informed consent if the subjects are human.

 

ARTICLE FORMAT

Manuscript should be written in Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) format and should be submitted online at https://ojs.uph.edu/index.php/MED/. We would not accept offline or email submission.

 

TITLE PAGE

Title page should include the title of the article, running title, full name with academic degree(s), author’s institutional affiliation, corresponding author (physical and email address). Title should be brief with a maximum of 40 characters including alphabets and space.

 

ABSTRACT AND KEYWORDS

Should be no more than 250 words, summarizing the problem being considered and the key points. Please adjust according to the type of article.

 

FIGURES AND TABLES

Tables should be submitted in the same format as your article and embedded into the document where the table should be cited. Tables should be self-explanatory and the data contain must not be duplicated in the text or figures. Every table should be given title and number in Arabic. Description should be given in the footnote. Maximum 6 tables and/or figures. Tables should be in the same format as your article and embedded into the document where the table should be cited.

 

STATISTICAL METHODS

Statistical methods should be clearly stated in “Methods” and its rationale should be explained.

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Acknowledgement should be limited to the professionals involved in the manuscript, including those who provide financial/technical/institutional support

 

CITATION

References must be double spaced (numbered consecutively in the order in which they are mentioned in the text) in the Vancouver citation style. Only papers published or in press should be included in the reference list. This journal encourage the use of references management software such as Mendeley, EndNote, Zotero.

 

Example :

Books and other monographs

Catatan:

  • If there are six or less authors, then the author should write all the names.
  • If there are seven or more authors, only first six author should be listed and add “et al”.
  • According to Vancouver citation style, there should be a coma and a space between the author names. A full-stop (.) should follow the last author’s name. 

 

  1. Authors

White SC, Pharoah MJ. Systemic disease manifested in the jaws. Oral Radiology Principles and Interpretation. 5th ed. Mosby Inc;  2004: 450.

 

  1. Editor, as authors

Lewis SM, Koepke JA. Editors. Hematology Laboratory Management and Practice.Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann; 1995.

 

  1. Corporate, as author and publisher

British Thoracic Society. Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Thorax 2001; 56: 834-842.

 

  1. Chapter in a Book

Philips Sj, Whisnant JP. Hypertension and Stroke. In: Laragh JH, Benner BM, editors. Hypertension: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management. 2nd ed. New York: Raven Press; 1995. p.465-478.

 

  1. Conference Proceedings

Sijaya S. the Efficiency of Implant Restoration Treatment. Proceeding of the 19th  International Symposium of AOIA,  2003 December 12-13; Jakarta; 2003. p. 1-4.  

 

  1. Conference Articles

Bengstsson S, Solheim BG. Enforcement of Data Protection, Privacy and Security in Medical Information. In: Lun KC, Degoulet P, Piemme TE, Reinhoff O, editors. MEDINFO 92. Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Medical Informatics; 1992 Sep 6-10;Geneva,Switzerland.Amsterdam: North-Holland; 1992. p. 465-478.

 

  1. Dissertation

Kaplan SJ. Post-Hospital Home Care: The Elderly/Access and Utilization [dissertation]. St.Louis (MO):WashingtonUniv.; 1995.

 

  1. Newspaper Article

Lee G. Hospitalizations tied to Ozone Pollution: Study Estimates 50,000 Adminissions Annualy. The Washington Post 1996 Jun 21; SectA:3(col.5).

 

 

Journal Articles

 

  1. Standard Articles

Andersson I, Lennernas M, Rossner S. Meal Pattern and Risk Factor Evaluation in One-Year Completers of a Weight Reduction Program for Obese Men─the Study. J Intern Med 2000; 247: 30-38.

 

More than six authors

Kratzsch J, Lammert A, Bottner A, Seidel B, Mueller G, Thiery J, et al. Circulating Soluble Leptin Receptor and Free Leptin Index during Childhood, Puberty, and Adolescence. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2002; 87: 4587-4594.

 

  1. Corporate Authors

The Cardiac Society of Australis andNew Zealand. Clinical Exercise Strees Testing. Safety and Performance Guidelines. Med J Aust 1996; 164: 282-284.

 

  1. Non-English Language Articles

Aulia D, Wirawan R, Suherli A. Pengaruh Lama Penyimpanan Darah dengan Antikoagulan Tripotassium Ethylene Diamine Tetraacetic Acid ( K3EDTA) dalam Tabung Vaquette terhadap beberapa Parameter Hematologi. Maj Kedok Indones, 2002; 52: 1: 11-19.

 

  1. Volume with supplement

Shen HM, Zhang QF. Risk Assessment of Nickel Carcinogenicity and Occupational Lung Cancer. Environ Health Perspect 1994; 102 suppl 1: 257-283.

 

  1. Edition with supplement

Payne DK, Sullivan MD, Massie MJ. Women’s Psychological Reaction to Breast Cancer. Semin Oncol 1996; 23(1 suppl 2): 89-97.

 

  1. Volume with part

Ozben T, Nacitarhan S, Tuncer N. Plasma and Urine Sialic Acid in Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Militus. Ann Clin Biochem 1995; 32(Pt3): 303-306.

 

  1. Edition without Volume

Turan I, Wredmark T, Fellander-Tsai L. Arthroscopic Ankle Arthrodesis in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Clin Orthop 1995; (320): 110-114.

  1. Electronic Materials

 

Pinteric L, Manery JF, Chaundry IH, Madapallimattam G. The Effect of EDTA, Cations, and Various Buffers on the Morphology of Erythrocyte Membranes; An Electron Microscopic Study. Blood 1975; 45: 709-724. Browsed: http://ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. Accessed: June, 18th 2004.

 

CDI, Clinical Dermatology Illustrated [monograph on CD-ROM]. Reeves JTR, Mibach H. CMEA Multimedia Group, producer. 2end ed. Version 2.0.San Diego: CMEA; 1995.

 

 

HOW TO SUBMIT A MANUSCRIPT

 

All manuscript should be written in Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) format and should be submitted online at https://ojs.uph.edu/index.php/MED/. We would not accept offline or email submission. If you have any question(s) please do not hesitate to contact the editorial office.

Decision on the article would take a maximum of 1 (one) month after submission of the article.

 

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Submission Preparation Checklist

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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Naskah lengkap diketik pada kertas berukuran A4, Times New Romans, 12 pt, satu spasi, 10 - 15 halaman.

    Judul artikel tidak boleh disingkat, dilengkapi nama penulis dengan gelar akademik tertinggi, nama dan alamat lembaga institusi penulis utama.

  4. ALL REFERENCES ARE PROPERLY FORMATTED ACCORDING TO VANCOUVER STYLE. DOIs (Digital Object Identifiers) or URLs MUST BE INCLUDED when available. For assistance finding DOIs of cited references, go to http://search.crossref.org. After locating the correct DOI and reference, choose Action > Cite > Vancouver to ensure it is cited properly.

    During Step 3 of the submission process, the list of Vancouver-formated references will need to be pasted into a separate text box.

  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

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Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

1) Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC-BY-SA 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

2) Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

3) Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website). The final published PDF should be used and bibliographic details that credit the publication in this journal should be included.

 

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