Information For Authors


The journal extends a warm invitation for a wide array of manuscript types that collectively enrich the knowledge landscape across diverse fields. These encompass, though are not confined to original research articles that offer pioneering insights, methodologies, and noteworthy contributions to the research domain, as well as review articles that delve comprehensively into existing research, critically analyzing and consolidating insights to shed light on prevailing trends and research gaps. Methodological papers introduce fresh methodologies, techniques, or experimental approaches that augment the research process, while case studies provide in-depth examinations of specific instances or scenarios, offering practical applications and real-world relevance. Commentaries and opinions present provocative viewpoints, critiques, or dialogues on recent research, emerging trends, or evolving concerns, and letters to the editor provide succinct communications offering commentary, elucidations, or additional insights regarding previously published content in the journal.

Furthermore, the scope includes short communications, which offer succinct reports on notable research discoveries, often spotlighting specific facets of broader investigations, and book reviews that evaluate recently published books, underscoring their pertinence and contributions to the field. Perspective articles deliver fresh standpoints, theoretical frameworks, or interdisciplinary avenues to invigorate innovative contemplation, while editorials, authored by the journal's editorial team or guest editors, furnish context, highlight topic significance, or introduce special issues. Throughout the manuscript submission process, a rigorous peer-review mechanism ensures content quality, precision, and ethical standards. The journal's commitment resides in publishing articles of substantial scholarly worth, nurturing the advancement of knowledge, and fostering enriching discourse within the academic community.

  • Original Research Articles

An original article is a type of academic manuscript that presents novel research findings, insights, or data in a specific field of study. Original articles contribute to the expansion of knowledge by offering new perspectives, methodologies, experimental results, or clinical observations. They typically follow a structured format, including sections such as introduction, methods, results, discussion, and conclusion. Original articles often undergo peer review to ensure the quality and validity of the research before publication in academic journals.

STROBE (Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology) is a set of guidelines designed to enhance the transparency and accuracy of reporting observational studies, particularly in the field of epidemiology. These guidelines provide a structured framework for authors to present their research comprehensively, aiding readers in assessing the validity and reliability of the study's findings. STROBE covers key aspects of study design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation. Adhering to the STROBE guidelines helps authors provide clear and complete information, minimizing bias and improving the overall quality of reporting for observational studies. This, in turn, facilitates the synthesis of evidence and enhances the credibility of research in epidemiology and related fields.

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

Sections are divided into Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, and Conclusion(s).

  • Review Articles

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

Typically, review articles are invited by the editorial team, yet we are open to evaluating unsolicited reviews that exhibit significant value. These reviews should predominantly adopt evidence-based methodologies or adhere to the PRISMA meta-analysis framework ( All review articles, akin to original research reports, undergo the same thorough process of peer review and editorial scrutiny. The body text of the manuscript should not exceed 5000 words, including a maximum of 10 tables and figures collectively, along with a cap of 75 references. Ideally, the abstract for a review should be structured, containing a maximum of 250 words, adhering to specific guidelines outlined below.

  • Case Reports

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

Academic reports detailing the outcomes of original clinical research should contain a thorough evaluation of the methodologies employed and the implications of the study, along with suggestions for future investigations. The main body text in these manuscripts is restricted to 3000 words. A concise summary comprising no more than 250 words must be presented in a structured format (refer to the details below). It is acceptable to include a maximum total number of five tables and figures alongside up to 50 references.

  • Commentary/Letter to editor

The maximum word count allowable for the body text of the manuscript is 750 words. An abstract section is not required. Below are some important guidelines regarding figures, references, and authorship: Firstly, only one figure should be included in the manuscript. Secondly, a maximum of three references can be cited. Lastly, when listing authors' affiliations, it is sufficient to include their main institution's name along with the location (state and country), excluding any specific departments or divisions.


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.

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 ‘Introduction, ‘Methods’, ‘Results’, and ‘Conclusion’.

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. The final section where the main findings, implications, and significance of the research are summarized. It is a concise reflection of the study's outcomes, providing a clear answer to the research questions or hypotheses. In this section, authors often highlight the broader implications of their work, discuss its relevance to the field, and suggest avenues for future research. The conclusion should tie together the various elements of the manuscript, offering readers a comprehensive understanding of the research's key takeaways and its contribution to the existing body of knowledge.

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

Manuscripts should be written in the English. They should be typed using Times New Roman 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



In order to ensure that your article is considered for review, it is important to include all the necessary editable source files during each submission and revision phase. Failure to provide a complete set of these files may result in your article being disregarded. Additionally, when submitting your manuscript text, please make sure to use commonly used word processing formats such as .docx or LaTeX. These formats are widely accepted and facilitate the review process.

Manuscript must be submitted online at

We would not accept offline or email submission.



The title page should contain important information about the authors and their affiliations. This includes providing the full names of all authors, as well as a clear description about their institutional affiliations (department, faculty, institution, city, state, and country). It is crucial to include contact details for the corresponding author such as an active email address. Additionally, if available, it is recommended to provide each author's unique 16-digit ORCID identifier. These guidelines ensure that proper credit and communication can be established between researchers.

If the affiliation(s) include address information, it will be disclosed in the publication. In cases where authors are temporarily without an affiliation, only their city and country of residence will be included, with no email addresses unless explicitly requested. It is important to note that Large Language Models, such as ChatGPT, do not meet our authorship criteria at present. Notably, assigning authorship implies responsibility for the work, which cannot effectively apply to LLMs. The use of an LLM should be accurately documented in the Methods section of the manuscript or another appropriate alternative if a Methods section is unavailable. 



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



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



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



References must be double spaced (numbered consecutively in the order in which they are mentioned in the text) in the Vancouver citation style (superscript). 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


  • 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 (superscript), 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.


2.     Editor, as authors

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


3.     Corporate, as author and publisher

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


4.     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.


5.     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.  


6.     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.


7.     Dissertation

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


8.     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.


2.     Corporate Authors

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


3.     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.


4.     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.


5.     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.


6.     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.


7.     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: 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.



All manuscript should be submitted online at

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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