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Author Guidelines

 

Using this website-form, please, submit only manuscript written in good English.

Submission preparation cheklist in Ukrainian (Правила для авторів українською мовою).

In general, rules for manuscripts are based upon the “Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts submitted to Biomedical Journals”

 

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 Microsoft Word or RTF. 


  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.


  4. The text is 1.5-spaced;a 14-point Times New Roman font is used; margins: top - 20 mm, bottom - 25mm, left - 30 mm, right - 10mm; italics is employed 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.
    • All illustrations, figures must have a high resolution (300 dpi). Figures should be numbered in the order they are first mentioned in the text (i.e. Fig. 1, Fig. 2 etc.).Figures titles should be included included underneath the figures. Also figures (300 dpi resolution) need to be uploaded as supplementary files.
    • Tables should be numbered and cited in the text in sequence using Arabic numerals (i.e. Table 1, Table 2 etc.). Table titles (max 15 words) should be included above the table, and legends should be included underneath the table. Tables should not be embedded as figures or spreadsheet files, but should be formatted using ‘Table object’ function in your word processing program.

  5. Abstract

    An abstract is often presented separately from the article, so it must be able to stand alone.

    Abstracts of original research articles should be structured and should consist of paragraphs labeled: Introduction, Aim, Materials and Methods, Results, Conclusion.

    Keywords: maximum - 5


  6. Research Article Structure:

    1. Problem statement and analysis of the latest research
    2. Objective
    3. Materials and Methods. This section should include:
      • design and setting of the study
      • the characteristics of participants or description of materials
      • a clear description of all processes, interventions and comparisons. Generic drug names should generally be used. When proprietary brands are used in research, include the brand names in parentheses
      • the type of statistical analysis used, including a power calculation if appropriate
    4. Results (A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate ) should include the findings of the study including, if appropriate, results of statistical analysis which must be included either in the text or as tables and figures.
    5. Discussion should discuss the implications of the findings in context of existing research and highlight limitations of the study.
    6. Prospects of further researches
    7. Conclusions. This section should state clearly the main conclusions and provide an explanation of the importance and relevance of the study reported.
               References

    Case Report article should include Abstract with KeywordsBackground, Case Presentation, Conclusions and References.


    Review Article should include Abstract with KeywordsBackground, Main TextConclusions and References.


    Public Health Care and Medical Education Articles may include paragraphs as in Research Article or in Review Articles.


  7. References

    Use only Vancouver citation style. Its template also is available in such key reference management packages as  Mendeley (http://www.mendeley.com/features/reference-manager),  EndNote (http://www.endnote.com/support/enstyles.asp) and Reference Manager (http://refman.com/downloads/styles

    Example:

    1. Barnett AH. Origin of the microangiopathic changes in diabetes. Eye. 1993;(2):218-222. doi:10.1038/eye.1993.52.

  8. Competing Interests and Authorship

    Any facts that might be perceived as a possible conflict of interest of the author(s) are disclosed in the Comments for the Editor at the first paper submission step (Conflict of Interest Statement see here).

    Authorship also need to be disclosed in the Comments for the Editor at the first paper submission step.

    All authors should have made substantial contributions to all of the following:

    • the conception and design of the study, or acquisition of data, or analysis and interpretation of data;
    • drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content;
    • final approval of the version to be submitted.

     


 

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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 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) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

 

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