TYPE OF MANUSCRIPTS
The International Journal of Health Research and Medico Legal practice (IJHRMLP) is a peer review international journal which publishes abstract with full-text of articles. The journal is devoted to the promotion of health sciences and related disciplines which includes Medicine and its allied subjects, Surgery and its allied subjects, Obstetric and Gynecology, Pre and Para-clinical subjects, Dentistry, Ayurveda, Pharmacy, Nursing, Biotechnology, Cell and Molecular Biology and related Public Health Engineering Fields and Social Sciences. It seeks mainly to encourage multidisciplinary research and collaboration among scientists, the industry and the healthcare professionals. It will also provide an international forum for the communication and evaluation of data, methods and findings in health sciences and related disciplines. The journal welcomes original research papers, reviews and case reports on current topics of special interest and relevance.
All manuscripts will be subject to rapid peer review. Those of high quality will be published without delay. The maximum length of manuscripts should normally be for review article 2,500 words, for original research articles 3,000 and for case article 1500 words.
INQUIRIES MAY BE DIRECTED TO
Title page should include the title of the paper, address for orrespondence of corresponding author including his/her mobile number and email address. Afiliation of all contributing authors including mobile number and email addresses. The title page should be submitted separetely (devoid of manuscript) through email (email@example.com). The manuscript (devoid of title page) should be submitted through author login page.
The preferred format of all manuscript is MS Word. Manuscript should be prepared in A4 size paper with 1.25 cm margin on round the page.
Illustrations: Figures should be professionally drawn electronically and inserted in the appropriate position where it was first cited within the text. Symbols, lettering, and numbering MUST NOT be in bold print and should be clear and large enough to remain legible (be at least 9 points in size) after the figure has been reduced to 1/2 of the original size. Photographs and graphs may be produced in any color; graphs MUST be drawn only in black color. The legend and any footnote for each figure should be typed below the figure. If photographs of patients are used, either the subjects are not identifiable or their pictures must be accompanied by a written permission to use the images. Photographs must be clear and sharp. Caption should be short and front size should be 10 points.
All images and figures must be prepared as tiff or eps files. They should also be send (through email: firstname.lastname@example.org besides submission through author login) in a separate file with high-resolution images of sufficient width and quality for both archival and print purposes. Images generated at low resolution for display (screen) purposes are not acceptable.
Paper size: A4 with 1.25 cm margin on all sides.
Paragraphing: All text must be in single line space all through. Also use single line spaces to indicate paragraphs. Nothing else.
Font: "Times" all through the text of article.
Title: 22 points font size.
Running Title: Not more than 5 to 10 words in 10 points font size.
Author’s Names: 11 points font size and must be in the following order: full surname, middle name,first name should come bellow the title in italic.
Address for correspondence and reprint: Author's affiliation and correspondence address, telephone and email are mandatory. Use 10 points font size. The corresponding author must give the full address including telephone and email.
Tables and Figures: 9 points font size all through. Data in Tables MUST be provided in the cells inside Table. The use of TABS, spacing between lines using line should be avoided. Authors should produce figures that will not exceed the size of half column of a page.
Maximum 5 tables and 5 figures are allowed.
Body of manuscript: Use 11 points (bold) for major headers and 10 points (bold) for all sub-headings and other texts.
The language of the journal is English. Each manuscript should be typed single-spaced on A4 paper size with 1.25 cm margins. It should be arranged in the following order: Title, Abstract, Keywords, Address for correspondence and reprint, Introduction, Material and methods, Observation and Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgements, Conflict of Interest, Ethical clearance, Source of funding, Authors Contribution, and References.
First page of manuscript: This should include the title of the article, authors' names (with full first name, initial and then the last name of each author) and their affiliations as well as Abstract and keywords.
TITLE: Avoid titles that are too long. The recommended length of a title is no more than 12 words. You can sometimes use a colon to add additional information to the title, such as the methodology that was used (e.g., ‘Brain activation during perception of face-like stimuli: A fMRI study’).
This should not be more than 200 to 250 words and should be arranged in the following order:
Introduction: One or two sentences.
Keywords: Include between 4 and 10 keywords for indexing purposes. These must not include any words already in the title of the manuscript.
Authors should acknowledge all those who made contribution to the work who cannot necessarily be included in the list of authors. In this section, the funding body should also be acknowledged as appropriate.
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
Authors must declare any conflict of interest. If there are none, the authors should indicate, "No conflict of interest associated with this work".
CONTRIBUTION OF AUTHORS
The authors must declare that they did the work by beginning this section with the following statement, "I (We) declare that this work was done by the author(s) named in this article and all liabilities pertaining to claims relating to the content of this article will be borne by the authors". In addition, a declaration of the role of each author mentioned in the manuscript should be provided. The author who conceived and designed the study as well as the person (s) who collected and analyzed the data must be specified.
Note: It is assumed by the Publishers of this journal that authors submitted the manuscript on the ground that he/she/they did the work and did not fraudulently obtain the data being presented.
References should be typed single-spaced on separate page(s) and numbered consecutively in the order in which they are cited in the text as superscript and after the fullstop. Arabic numerals (text14) should be used in citing references in the text. In text reference number should be superscript and after the full stop. For correct abbreviations visit http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/jbrowser.html
There is no payment to submit manuscript for review, but authors will be required to pay 4000.00 (from developing countries) or 6000.00 (from developed countries) for each manuscript accepted before publication. Member of the ijhrmlp will have 1000.00 discount. All payment can be made in favor of Journal A/C, Viz., "International Journal of Health Research &Medico Legal practice", A/C Number: 1329104000014571 of IDBI Bank payable at Guwahati, Assam, India (IFSC Code: IBKL0001329). Authors who fail to pay the required amount will forfeit their accepted manuscript to the Publishers.
Submission is a representation that the manuscript has not been published previously and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. Authors would be required to sign a form transferring copyright to the Publishers of the journal before the manuscript can be published. It can be downloaded from the website at www.ijhrmlp.org
Authors using experimental animals and human subjects in their investigation must seek approval from the appropriate Institutional Ethical Committee (as per the law of land) and the same should be provided to the editor of this journal or should declare in the article in the appropriate space as described.
MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION CHECKLIST
Please carefully go through the following check-list. You must be able to answer 'Yes' to all the items listed. Failure to comply with manuscript formatting requirements will result in the manuscript being returned to you for reformatting or being rejected outright.
MANUSCRIPT SHOULD BE SUBMITTED THROUGH AUTHOR LOGIN WHICH SHOULD NOT INCLUDE THE TITLE PAGE OR ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THE AUTHORS. MANUSCRIPT CONTAINING AUTHOR DETAILS WILL BE CANCELLED. HOWEVER, IT SHOULD INCLUDE THE TITLE NOT THE TITLE PAGE.