FORMAT AND STYLE


The Journal publishes manuscripts written in English language.  Manuscript submitted to the journal for publication should be original contribution and must not have been previously published or is under consideration simultaneously by any other publication.


The manuscript should be typed with 1.5 spacing, single column and font size 12pt Times New Roman and should be submitted in soft copy by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Title Page: The title of a manuscript should be concise and descriptive using title case, bold and centered on page. The author names should be written as your name and followed by the initial of your father’s/family name. For example if your name is Badrul bin Shah, it should be written as Badrul S. A comma between authors and superscript 1 2 3 to indicate affiliation should be used.


Abstract: The manuscript must include an abstract, describing its main points within 150 - 250 words in English language, written in a single paragraph with italic font and should be supplied with 3-5 keywords.
Content: In general, the contents should comprise of Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgement and References.


Illustrations: All illustration will either be Table or Figure and must be labeled. Legend must be provided on top for Table and at the bottom for Figure. These illustrations should be referred in text, numbered in serial and must be supplied on pages separate from the text.


References: References in the text should be denoted by giving the number in bracket [1]. All references cited in the text must appear in the reference list. Authors are responsible for the accuracy and completeness of all information in the reference.

ETHICAL STANDARDS
When human subjects are involved, manuscripts must be accompanied by a statement that the experiments were undertaken with the understanding and written consent of each subject. Authors should be aware of the Code of Ethics of the World Medical Association (Declaration of Helsinki), which has been published in the British Medical Journal (18 July 1964).


When experimental animals are used, the methods section must clearly indicate that adequate measures were taken to minimize pain or discomfort. Experiments should be carried out in accordance with the European Communities Council Directive of 24 November 1986 (86/609/EEC) or with the Guidelines laid down by the NIH in the US regarding the care and use of animals for experimental procedures or according to the appropriate Ethics Committee on Animal Experimentation.

All studies using human or animal subjects should include an explicit statement in the Methods section identifying the review and approval committee for each study.


Editors reserved the right to reject the submitted manuscripts if there is doubt whether appropriate procedures have been taken.

COPYRIGHT
It is the author's responsibility to ensure that his or her submitted work does not infringe any existing copyright. Authors should obtain permission to reproduce or adapt copyrighted material before submitting the final version of a manuscript.

REVIEW PROCESS
Manuscripts will be reviewed by the Editorial Board and at least one peer-reviewer. Decisions regarding the publication of a manuscript will be based on the Board's recommendations. The manuscript will be evaluated based on its appropriateness for The International Journal of Medicine and Sciences, contribution to the discipline, cogency of analysis, conceptual breadth, clarity of presentation and technical adequacy.  Manuscripts submitted by members of the journal's Editorial Board are subjected to the same review procedure.

PROOFS
One set of proofs will be sent to the author(s) by email to be checked for printing errors and it is the responsibility of the author(s) to submit corrections to the Editorial Board.