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Author Guidelines

Author's instruction

 

Section A. Authors Guidelines:

Asian Journal of Medicine and Biomedicine (AJMB) strictly instructs the Editorial board and reviewers to stick to the  Editorial Policy Statements which is Approved by the CSE Board of Directors

Referees are required to finish the review process within 8 weeks in terms of coverage of following editing for reviewing and acceptance of reviewed empirical articles. 

  1. International peer review
  2. Scientific values
  3. Linguistics accuracy
  4. Submission via email
  5. Review within 2 weeks
  6. Editorial decision within 4 weeks from date of submission

Section B. Types of Articles Accepted

  1. Original Research
  2. Review articles
  3. Case reports
  4. Current Concepts
  5. Book review
  6. Editorials
  7. Letters to Editor
  8. Opinions
  9. Hypothesis

Section C. Guidelines to write a manuscript:

Asian Journal of Medicine and Biomedicine (AJMB) accepts articles from authors globally electronically via email. Currently, we are not accepting articles via online submission system or via fast tracking system. AJMB follows and process articles in compilation with  Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals by the International Committee for Medical Journal Editors. 

Format: You should submit the manuscript and additional of Word DOC file. Based on the type of article submitted to AJMB, the authors are requested to follow standard guidelines for the preparation of manuscript. None of the articles, will be considered for review if it is found not according to the standard format or If the article or any part of the article has been published previously elsewhere. The article submitted to AJMB must not be submitted to other journals.

 Original Manuscripts: The articles with original data and findings will be accepted for review. If any part of the article has been found to be published previously, it will be rejected.

Cover Letter: There is a requirement of cover letter in which the corresponding author needs to declare name of authors, their affiliations and emails, IRB and EB permission, grant no. etc. 

Required Forms: All authors are required to fill out the Copyright Form. If applicable, Authors are also required to fill out the Patient Permission form and Competing Interests Declaration form.

Abstract: The total words count for an abstract must not exceed 350 words. The abstract should have the following sections:
- Introduction/Background
- Aim & Objectives
- Methods/Study Design
- Results/Findings
- Discussion/Conclusion: For other articles, the Abstract should not be more than 350 words and should briefly describe the type and purpose of the article with conclusions OR For other types of articles (review etc), the Abstract should not be more than 350 words and should briefly describe the type and purpose of the article with conclusions.

Content:The total words count of any article should not exceed 5000 words. All text, figures, acknowledgements, references, figure legends, and tables should be in a DOC  file (Word Doc). Figures and tables submitted should be included in the same Manuscript file.

Tables/Figures and Illustrations: A total of maximum of 5 tables/ images/figures is allowed.  Each table should be provided with a title and footnotes (if necessary). All tables should be included in the manuscript and referenced. Only High resolution images will be accepted.  If you provide any photographs of patients, please submit the Patient Permission Form along with it. For photomicrographs, mention the type of specimen, original magnification and stain. For gross pathology specimens, label any rulers with unit of measure.

References: References should be typed single-spaced and must be numbered consecutively as they are cited in text, tables and figures.

How to write name of authors: 

List all names if authors, if authors are less than or six. In case of more than six authors, list first three authors followed by "et al". Authors should use AMA style to cite their references. A guide on how to format references according to AMA style is available here. Please ensure you strictly follow AMA Referencing style, failure to do so will prolong the review/publication process.

Citations in Text 
Use superscript Arabic numerals to number your cited sources in the text, tables and figures.

 

 

Units of Measurement, Abbrevations and Drug Names: All measurements in a Manuscript should be in SI units. Conversion factors should be provided for other units. Abbreviations should be used sparingly throughout the Manuscript. Drug names should be generic. If brand names are included in the Manuscript, please mention the name of the manufacturer and submit a Competing Interests Declaration form along with the manuscript.

Competing Interests / Conflict of Interest:

Declaration should be made for any financial assistance with any organization or company. This disclosure statement will be published alongside the article. If there is no Conflict of Interest, authors should specify it at the end of their manuscript.

Copyright: Authors are required to submit the Copyright Form to AJMB. Journal reserves the right to use, reproduce, transfer, publish, distribute the article in AJMB.

 

Section D. Contents of a Manuscripts (Summary)

All types of manuscripts must be prepared by using British English.

Original Articles: 

Original Research Manuscripts submitted should include the following sections:

  • Title page
  • Abstract
  • Introduction / Background
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusions
  • List of abbreviations (if any)
  • IRB permissions (if any)
  • Grant Registration Number (if any)
  • Competing interests
  • Authors' contributions
  • Authors' information (if any)
  • Acknowledgements
  • References
  • Tables (if any)
  • Figure legends (if any)
  • Description of additional files (if any)

Case Reports:

Case Reports are limited to 2500 words and 5 figures or illustrations and tables, including abstract.

Current Concepts:

Current Concepts articles include articles on clinical topics, diagnostics and treatment.

Current Concepts articles are limited to 2500 words and 5 figures or illustrations and tables, including abstract.

Book Review:

Book reviews are limited to 2000 words. Book Reviews can be done on any of subjects listed on the website.

Editorials:

Editorials are always solicited, although unsolicited editorials can be considered. Editorials are limited to 1500 words.

Letters to Editor/Hypothesis/Opinions :
Letters to Editor/Hypothesis/Opinions are limited to 750 words. Letters to Editor should only contain content pertinent to the articles published in the journal.

Section E. Corrections, Duplication Publications and Plagiarism

Corrections:

In case of any mistakes by editors, reviewers and authors, corrections to the article will be made when necessary. A statement regarding Clarification or Correction will be mentioned at the end of the article.

Duplication Publication:

AJMB accepts only unpublished Original manuscripts. AJMB also owns the copyright of an article once it’s published in the Journal. Unauthorized use or duplicate publication of the same article is not permitted.

Plagiarism:

Plagiarism is discouraged and is considered as academic dishonesty or fraud. If the Editor or reviewers discover that an article is plagiarised, they reserve the right to reject the article and refuse to accept any more articles from the authors.

 

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 submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

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