International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


ISSN: 2454-9142

Instructions to Author
Submit Manuscript: ijmhr.research@gmail.com

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Format of Articles:
  • Title
  • Author's affiliation (Author Name, Department, College, State, Country, Mobile Number and E-Mail should be provided)
  • The Abstract should not be more than 400 words
  • About 3 to 6 keywords should be provided.
  • Heading and subheading should be numbered.
e.g.
  1. Introduction
  2. Material and Methods
  3. Results
  4. Discussion
  5. Conclusion
  6. Acknowledgement
  7. References


References: The reference number should follow the following format.

For Journals Format: Author(s) of article (surname initials). Title of the manuscript. Journal title abbreviated Year of publication; volume number (issue number): page numbers.

Standard journal article (If more than six authors, the first six shall be listed followed by et al.)

Vardhan H, Pankaj. Age related changes in submandibular salivary gland. International Journal of Medical and Health Research. 2016; 2(10):15-17.

Ethical Matters

Authors involving in the usage of experimental animals and human subjects in their research article should seek approval from the appropriate Ethical committee in accordance with "Principles of Laboratory Animal Care". The Method section of the manuscript should include a statement to prove that the investigation was approved and that informed consent was obtained.

Role of Editors: The role of the editors is to evaluate the suitability of submitted manuscripts for the journal, including: (a) the quality of the manuscript, (b) whether it meets the Aims and Scope of the journal, and (c) the originality of the work. The editors will not disclose information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers or potential reviewers, or other members of the editorial board. Editors will ensure the prompt handling of the review process. Editors will evaluate the merit of manuscripts for intellectual content without regard to race, gender, country of origin, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation.

Role of Reviewers: Peer review is essential to the journal in assisting in making editorial decisions and assisting authors in manuscript improvement. Reviewers should point out relevant publications not cited in the manuscript and point out any similarities with previously published works. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts with conflicts of interest, competitive, financial, or collaborative. If a potential reviewer feels unqualified to review the manuscript, that reviewer should notify the editors immediately and decline the review. Manuscripts received for review will be treated as confidential documents and not shown or discussed with other without authorization from the editors. Authors should expect to receive reviewer reports in a prompt manner, normally within three weeks. Reviewer misconduct (breach of confidentiality, delay of peer review, plagiarism, or conflicts of interest) will not be tolerated.

Role of Authors: Authors of original research (not previously published or under consideration for publication elsewhere) should be an accurate presentation of the work carried out, a discussion of the significance of the work in context with previous works, and should contain sufficient experimental detail to allow others to replicate the work. Appropriate citation of previously published works must always be included. Authors should disclose any financial or other conflicts of interest that may be construed as influencing the data or interpretation. All sources of financial support should be disclosed. Authorship should be limited to those persons who have made a significant contribution to the work in terms of conception, design, experimental implementation, and data analysis and interpretation. All persons making significant contributions should be included as co-authors. If an author discovers a significant error in the published work, the author is obligated to inform the journal editor in order to either correct or retract the paper.

Role of the Publisher: In cases of proven scientific misconduct, plagiarism, or fraudulent publication, the publisher, in collaboration with the editorial board, will take appropriate action to clarify the situation, publish an erratum, or retract the work in question.

Instructions to Reviewer

Criteria for Reviewing: Reviewers could judge any manuscript on the basis of following criteria:
  • Format of the Article: Any major divergence from the standard manuscript format should be indicated.
  • Technical Presentation: The research article should be technically presented instead of being presented as a story. Mere repetition of past work should not be accepted. You can look for conceptual advancement over previously published work. Any major omission of the previously published findings on the similar problem must be checked.
  • Interpretation of Result: The discussion should hover around the result and should not include irrelevant and unachievable statement.
  • Statistical Presentation: Proper statistics should be applied over the data wherever found necessary.
  • Plagiarism of Data: Data showing any type of suspicion, duplication and manipulation must be brought to the notice of the author(s).
  • Summary: Pin point the strength and weakness of the article considering potential importance of the work in the context of present and future.
  • Conclusion: At the end reviewer(s) can recommend necessary corrections needed to accept the paper, if they are actually required, else recommend it for publication. If found unsuitable the paper should be declared as unacceptable for publication.


Publication Policy

The journal employs the double-blind peer review process, where both reviewers and authors remain anonymous throughout the review process.

Every proposal submitted for publication is read at least by an editor, for an initial review. If the paper agrees with editorial policies and with a minimum quality level, is sent to two reviewers. The reviewers won't know the author's identity, as any identifying information will be stripped from the document before review.

Reviewers' comments to the editors are confidential and before passing on to the author will made anonymous. Based on the reviewers' comments, the Editorial Board makes a final decision on the acceptability of the manuscript, and communicates to the authors the decision, along with referees' reports. Whether significant revisions are proposed, acceptance is dependent on whether the author can deal with those satisfactorily.

Copyright

Journal allows the author to hold the copyright and retain publishing rights without restrictions.

Publication Frequency

Journal frequency is monthly and publish 12 issue in a year.

Publication Year

Journal started from August, 2015.

Publication Charges

Journal levies submission charges: NILL

Publication Regularly

This Journal is publish regularly from August, 2015 and monthly regularly.

Indexing

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http://www.medicalsciencejournal.com/indexing

Plagiarism

A note on plagiarism (please read before submission): There is a zero-tolerance policy towards plagiarism (including self-plagiarism) in our journal. Manuscripts are screened for plagiarism before, during, and after publication, and if found they will be rejected at any stage of processing. In case that a paper is already published in our journal and appears in PubMed Central but plagiarism is still detected, it will be retracted from our journal and the authors' institutions and department heads will be notified to take actions.

Open Access

In case of acceptance after peer review, you may choose to publish your article under Open Access terms. Open Access means that everyone around the world can read and download your article for free.
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