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Author Guidelines

Submit articles to the following address: Editor-in-Chief International Journal of Integrated Health Sciences (IJIHS), Jalan Prof. Dr. Eijkman No. 38 Bandung 40161 Indonesia or submit via http://aijmejournal.fk.unpad.ac.id/


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Instructions to Author
 
International Journal of Integrated Health Sciences (IJIHS) promotes medical research for clinicians, basic scientists and others who treat and investigate health and medical problems. The Journal’s mission is to publish peer-reviewed original scientific articles in clinical and laboratory research relevant to basic sciences and clinical medicine.

Manuscript Submission

Manuscripts containing original research material are accepted for consideration. Manuscripts will not be accepted for publication unless the following editorial requirements are met.

Basic requirements for articles submitted to the IJIHS are:

  • Written in the format that meets the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journal established by the International Commettee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)
  • Original work
  • Never been published
  • Manuscript that contains materials involving human subjects must obtain signed informed consent from the subjects and ethical approval from ethical committee.
  • Not under consideration or review for publication anywhere else at the last 6 (six) months
  • Approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as by the responsible authorities – tacitly or explicitly – at the institute where the work has been carried out. The IJIHS and publisher will not be held legally responsible should there be any claim for compensation. Author and all co-authors should fill in the Conflict of Interest Declaration form.


Types of articles:

  1. Research article. Full length clinical, basic medical, and community research.
  2. Case reports. Medical and health case reports that need to be disseminated. The format consists of title, abstract, introduction, case, discussion, and references.


Language

Articles will be published in US English.

Writing Instructions

The manuscript should not exceed 20 printed pages (double spaced, A4 size sheets, Times new roman 12 point font size). The acceptable format are Microsoft Words 97–2000 dan 2010 (doc. or docx) file maximum 5 MB.
 

Articles submitted should follow the structural order below:
 
Page 1, Title Page and authorship: provide the full title, full name, highest awarded academic degree, and institutional affiliation of each author. Information on the corresponding author for reprints and full contact information should be included. The title of the article should not exceed 40 characters. Abbreviation is only allowed for commonly used terms such as HLA-B27.

Page 2, Structured Abstract and Keywords: Abstract should include the following headings:  Objective, Method, Results, and Conclusions. A journal abstract should contain sufficient information depicting the conduct and findings of a trial, study, or observation which are optimally presented  in no more than 250 words. It should also emphasize on new and important aspects of the trial, study or observation. Three to five key words or short phrases that will assist indexers in cross-indexing the article should be provided below the abstract and written in alphabetical order.

Page 3, the manuscript: Both observational and experimental articles are divided into the following sections: Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion (IMRAD).  Authors are strongly encouraged to limit the article length to 3,500 words for effective and efficient communication. The length does not include the running title, title page, abstract, and references. Only 6 tables, figures, and charts in total are allowed. The spelled-out abbreviation followed by the abbreviation in parenthesis should be used on first mention unless the abbreviation is a standard unit of measurement. Begin references on a new page.

Tables. Tables should be typed in double-spaced, and should be titled and numbered in Arabic numeral system in the order of their first citation in the text. Table(s) is included in the text and also compiled on a separated page. Do not use vertical lines between columns. Use horizontal lines above and below the column headings and at the bottom of the table only. Abbreviations used in the table must be defined in a footnote to the table. Indicate footnotes in this order of **,#.

Photos/images/charts.

Photos/images/charts should be numbered in accordance with the appearance in the text.

References

References should be written according to the Vancouver style rules and numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text using EndNote and Mendeley. Only six authors are allowed to be included in a reference item. When the number of authors for a reference item is more than six, the six first names should be written down and “et al.” should be added for the other authors. The number of reference items is maximum 20 (twenty). Eighty percents of the references should be from journals. References that are published less than 10 years ago should contribute eighty percents of the total references. Reference citation in text should be identified by a number without brackets in superscript at the end of sentence. Reference for article that has been accepted and waiting to be published in a journal should be written as “in press”.

Examples of References

Journal Article
Lawlor DA, Nelson SM. Effect of age on decision about the numbers of embryos to transfer in assisted conception: a prospective study. Lancet. 2012;379:521–7.

References with more than 6 authors:
Polanco FR, Dominquez DC, Grady C, Stoll P, Ramos C, Mican JM, et al. Conducting HIV research in racial and ethnic minority communities: building a successful interdisciplinary research team. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2011;22(5):388–96.

Jurnal article on the Internet
Abood S. Quality improvement initiative in nursing homes: the ANA acts in an advisory role. Am J Nurs [serial on the internet]. 2002 Jun [cited 2002 Aug 12];102(6):[about 3p.]. Available from: http://www.nursingworld.org/AJN/2002/June/Wawatch.htmArticle.

An organization as a source
WHO. Rubella vaccines: WHO position paper-recommendations. Vaccines. 2011;29(48):8767–8.

Without author
Role of diagnostic imaging in early diagnosis and stage determination of rheumatoid arthritis. Clin Calcium. 2011;21(7):949–53.

Volume with supplement
Van Spronsen FJ, Huijbregts SC, Bosch AM, Leuzzi V. Cognitive, neurophysiological, neurological and psychosocial outcomes in early-treated PKU-patients: a start toward standardized outcome measurement across development. Mol Genet Metab. 2011;104 (Suppl 1):S45–51.

Edition with suplement
Dietz CA, Nyberg CR. Genital, oral, and anal human papillomavirus infection in men who have sex with men. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2011;111(3 Suppl 2):S19–25.

Dissertation
Suprapto. Penjatuhan pidana mati berdasar UUD 1945 [dissertation]. Bandung: Universitas Padjadjaran; 2011.

Book
Fritz M, Speroff L. Clinical gynecologic endocrinology and infertility. 8th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Lipponcott Williams & Wilkins; 2011.

Munro M, Brill A, Parker W. Gynecologic endoscopy. In: Berek J, editor. Berek & Novak’s gynecology. 14th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2007. p. 749 ̶ 804.

Conference proceeding
Nicolai T. Homeopathy. Proceedings of the Workshop Alternative Medicines; 2011 November 30; Brussels. Belgium. Belgium: ENVI; 2011.

Paper in conference
Tirilly P, Lu K, Mu X. Predicting modality from text quiries for medical image retrieval. In: Cao Y, Kalpathy-Cramer J, Unay D, editors. MM 11. Proceeding of The 2011 International ACM Workshop on Medical Multimedia Analysis and Retrieval; 2011 Nov 28–Dec 01; Arizona, USA. New York: ACM; 2011. p. 7–12.

Website
American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Headlines in reproductive medicine. [cited 2010 May 6]. Available from: http://www.asrm.org/headlines/.

 

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
     
  2. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
     
  3. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
     
  4. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring Double Blind Reviewhave been followed.
     
 

Copyright Notice

Authors retain copyright and grant International Journal of Integrated Health Sciences right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to freely share and remix the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in International Journal of Integrated Health Sciences.

 

 

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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
This journal is managed by the scientific publication and intellectual property rights unit, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran. The article submission to this journal is still free of charge.

Article Publication: 0.00 (IDR)
This journal is managed by the scientific publication and intellectual property rights unit, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran. The article publication to this journal is still free of charge.

We would like to invite you to submit your full article to peer reviewed journal International Journal of Health Sciences (IJIHS) (pISSN: 2302-1381; eISSN: 2338-4506). IJIHS is an open journal system which has been indexed on DOI CrossRef.