ISSN: 2757-7724
Volume: 1 Issue: 3 Year: 2021
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MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION

MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION

 

It is mandatory to upload the articles submitted to the journal in scientific and formal terms in accordance with the format of the journal. According to the type of article you uploaded, the desired features are detailed below. If the article submitted to the journal is in conformity with the formal principles, it will be evaluated first by the editor and statistical editor.

As a result of the preliminary evaluation, the editor has the right to reject the articles directly, considering the scientific content of the article, the journal's publication ethics and principles.

Articles deemed suitable for further evaluation are reviewed by at least two consultants under the supervision of field editors and assistant editors using a double-blind review system.

Articles submitted for publication should not have been published elsewhere for publication.

If there is a previously published citation, table, picture in the article, the authors must obtain written permission from the copyright holder and authors and state this in the article.

Therefore, in order for the articles to be evaluated, they must fill in, sign and upload a copy of the "Copyright Form", "Statement of Potential Conflict of Interest" and "Ethics Committee Approval" or the form in the system for ethical approval. Manuscripts that do not contain these forms will not be evaluated.

In addition, the authors should indicate that the ethics committee approval was obtained for clinical studies in the "Materials and Methods" section, together with the protocol number, so that the referees who will review the article know that the study is ethical committee approval.

Again, authors should include information about potential conflict of interest and funding in the "Acknowledgments" section.

Reviews are evaluated if invited. Any uninvited reviews will not be considered.

The publishing rights of the articles accepted for publication belong to the institution that publishes the journal. The opinions and suggestions in the articles are under the responsibility of the authors and no fee is paid to the authors for their articles.

Writing rules
The language of Northwestern Medical journal is English only. Manuscripts should be double-spaced, in Times New Roman font, 12 pt., 2,5 cm margins from the margins, and prepared on a standard A4 page, Microsoft Office Word document or rich text format. Each section must start on a new page. Articles should be numbered starting from the title page, page numbers should be written in the lower right corner.

Title page
The title of the article should contain a short heading not exceeding 40 characters to be used at the headings. Corresponding author's name-surname, academic title, institution, telephone, e-mail and correspondence addresses, ORCID ID must be included.
In the acknowledgement part; If there is a conflict of interest, financial support, donation and all other editorial (statistical analysis, language assessment) and / or technical assistance, it should be presented at the end of the text.

Abstract
It should be prepared in English according to the type of the article.

Keywords
A minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6 should be written in English. Words must be separated from each other with semicolons (;). English words must match the Medical Subjects Headings list in Index Medicus.

Figures and tables
The places where figures, pictures, tables and graphics are included in the text should be indicated at the end of the relevant sentence. It should be numbered consecutively and presented separately from the text. Explanations of figures, pictures, tables and graphics should be added at the end of the article. Abbreviations used should be indicated in the explanation under the figures, pictures, tables and graphics. Images should be sent in TIFF, JPG format, and photos should be at 300 dpi and vector illustrations at 600 dpi resolution.

References
The list of references at the end of the article should be prepared according to the order of the sources in the article. The format used for resource writing should be in accordance with Index Medicus. (See: www.icmje.org).

Vancouver bibliography format should be used as the bibliography format in Northwestern Medical Journal. Other bibliographic formats will not be accepted. References should be indicated in the article, in parentheses at the end of the relevant sentence. References should be separated by commas in parentheses. If three or more references are given, the first and last reference number should be written and separated with a dashed line. When specifying the source, if the name of the author is given, the reference number should be specified immediately after the author name as superscript without spaces.

If the number of authors in the reference is 6 or less, all authors should be specified; If more than 6, only the first 6 names should be written and the others should be shown as (et al).

Congress papers, personal experiences, unpublished publications, theses and internet addresses cannot be cited as references.
For on-line publications; DOI is the only acceptable on-line reference.

Examples for writing references (Please pay attention to punctuation marks):
For the article
Surname (s) of the author (s) and the first letter (s) of the name (s), name of the article, journal name, year, volume, number, page number should be specified.

* Rempel D, Dahin L, Lundborg G. Pathophysiology of nevre compression syndromes: response of peripheral nerves to loading. J Bone Joint Surg. 1999; 81 (11): 1600-10.

For the book            
Author (s) surname (s) and first letter (s) of the name (s), chapter title, editor (s) name, book name, edition, city, publisher, year and pages should be specified.

* Kozin SH, Bishop AT, Cooney WP. Tendinitis of the wrist. In Cooney WP, Linscheid RL, Dobins JH, eds. The wrist: diagnosis and operative treatment. Vol. 2. St. Louis: Mosby, 1998. p. 1181-96.

  • Digital Object Identifier (DOI):

       * Zhang M, Holman CD, Price SD, Sanfilippo FM, Preen DB, Bulsara MK. Comorbidity and repeat admission to hospital for adverse drug reactions in older adults: retrospective cohort study. BMJ. 2009 Jan 7; 338: a2752. doi: 10.1136 / bmj.a2752.

Article types

Original research:
Prospective or retrospective, all kinds of experimental and clinical studies related to all fields of medicine. Abstract (In English, with an average of 200-250 words; It should consist of aim, materials and methods, results and conclusion sections), introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion / conclusion, acknowledgements, references.

Clinical review:
Prepared by invited authors. It should be prepared in a way to include the latest medical literature for all kinds of subjects showing medical characteristics. Abstract (Average 200-250 words, no sections, in English), headings related to the subject, references.

Case report:
These are rare articles that differ in diagnosis and treatment. Abstract (average 100-150 words; no sections; in English), introduction, case report, discussion, references.

Letter to the editor:
It is sent in response to articles published in the journal within the last year. It includes the different opinions, experiences and questions of the readers about the article.

There are no title and abstract sections. Does not contain figures and tables. It should be stated which article (number, date) is dedicated and the name, institution and address of the author should be found at the end. The reply to the letter is given by the editor or the authors of the article, again published in the journal.

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