e-ISSN No: 2590-3713

This journal was formerly known as THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES.


SCOPE
The International Journal of Medicine and Sciences (TIJMS) is a peer-reviewed journal committed to the advancement of scholarly knowledge and research findings of the medical sciences field. It contains articles related to medicine, healthcare, applied health sciences and alternative medicine.

The International Journal of Medicine and Sciences (TIJMS) is published by an autonomous Editorial Board drawn from the Kulliyyah of Medicine and Health Sciences, Kolej Universiti INSANIAH. In addition, distinguished editors from local and foreign universities are appointed to serve as advisory board members and referees.


TYPES OF MANUSCRIPT ACCEPTED
Submitted articles can be in the form of Original Article, Review Article, Case Report, Clinical Quiz and Expert Opinion.

Original Articles
Original article is completely a new research finding and result.

Review Articles
Review articles can be submitted by any authors or by invitation. These are systematic critical assessments of literature and data sources, usually written by experts providing recent information on a given specialty.

Case Report
Case reports should include a brief discussion of a single case (or several similar cases) with unique features not previously described. An unstructured abstract of less than 150 words should be provided. The report should not exceed 1,500 words with a maximum of 4 figures / tables allowed.

Letter To The Editor
Intellectual and scholarly letters to The Editor commenting on published articles are welcomed. This also applies to replies from authors. Letters may also discuss matters of general scientific or medical interest. Letters for publication in the print journal must reach us within 4 weeks of publication of the original article and should be no longer than 250 words. Letters of general interest, unlinked to items published in the journal, can be up to 500 words long. Writers may cite appropriate references and must disclose financial associations or other possible conflicts of interest.

Clinical Quizzes
A clinical quiz consists of a short history, physical examination with or without investigation results of a classical or rare case limited to 500 words. The aim of the quiz is to educate the journal readers about the case. At least one image (not more than three) should be included. The authors should provide 2 “best of five” questions with answers based on the case. A concluding discussion of not more than 200 words must also be provided at the end. Only 2 authors are allowed.  
 
Expert Opinion
Expert opinion can be submitted by any authors covering areas of medical education, medical ethics, fiqh in medicine, clinical practice guidelines and medico-legal. These are opinion-based essays of up to 2500 words of highly readable and compelling text by a single author or a group of authors. The author(s) name(s) and institution(s) must be clearly stated at the end of the text. No abstract is required.

Student’s Section
This section is only for medical students. It can be in the form of an interesting clinical case, a life changing experience, a personal viewpoint on a medical issue, report of an unusual elective or a structured abstract from a study conducted during medical training. Articles should be written in less than 1000 words with a maximum of 5 references. The main author should be a medical student but there is no restriction on the co-authors. All submissions will be considered by the editorial board and will not go through a peer review process.