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Author Guidelines

General Writing Guide

  1. The article is written in English
  2. The title must be clear, concise, and complete; maximum of 15 words. Use Times New Roman font, size 14, bold, single spaced
  3. Abstract content using Times New Roman font size 12, single spaced, without references/quotes, must contain 250-300 words. Title using Times New Roman font, size 12 pt, bold.
  4. Key words: anesthesia; bronchus; heart; desaturation; endotracheal (alphabet), at least 5 syllables that reflect important concepts used in the article, without period ending.
  5. Using A4 paper size; 3 cm from the top, bottom, right, left margins. Times New Roman 12 font with 1.5 space.
  6. References are written according to the Vancouver style, given a numbering according to order of appearance in the manuscript.
  7. If the authors of the given reference exceeded 6 authors, the seventh author and beyond are termed et al.
  8. Contains at least 5 references that published in the last 5 years.
  9. Eighty percent of the reference must come from primary source (case reports, ideas or theories) that have been published either printed or online.
  10. Journal names are abbreviated according to those listed in the Medicus Index
  11. Authors are recommended to use reference management software, in writing the citations and references such as: Mendeley®

Tables and Figures Writing Guide

1. Tables

  • Tables are organized consecutively according to the caption in the manuscript.
  • Each tables must be given an brief and concise description so each table may independently describe different elements of the study.
  • The table title must present the contents of the table  written in the middle and include the source table.
  • The manuscript must not exceed 6 tables.

2. Figures

  • Figures or photograph must be captioned on the bottom of the picture, containing the source of the picture or if the picture was taken independently by the author.
  • Each figure must be given a number according to the order of appearance in the manuscript. The manuscript must not exceed 6 figures in total.
  • If tables are present in the manuscript, the combined amount of both must not exceed 6.
  • Figures should be drawn professionally. Photographs should be sharp and clear (contrast).
  • Submit image files (e.g., electromicrograph) without text content with high-resolution (at least 300 dpi / ppi) with TIFT or JPG files. Each illustration must have caption.

Manuscript Content Guide by Type of Literature

 1. CASE REPORT

  • ABSTRACT

Abstract consists of a summary of the background, case illustrations, objectives, discussion, and conclusions. Abstract contains: 1) description of the case; 2) details of management / therapy; 3) results of the management / therapy (success / failure). Abstract content must be clear, concise and descriptive, contain preliminary issues and do not contain citations.

  • INTRODUCTION

This section provides sufficient background, a brief literature summary. Write down the emphasis of the case report. At the end of the introduction contains the purpose of the case report.

  • CASE ILLUSTRATION

Write the case concise and clear. Describe the patient's history, physical examination, investigations and assessments, therapy or actions performed. Make observations and management observations (success / failure). Unusual abbreviations and footnotes are not permitted. DISCUSSION The discussion must give the answer to the problem and the purpose of writing a case report. Compare your case with existing literature. Discussion also reviews and interprets, and even finds new things that are linked or compared with existing cases.

  • CONCLUSION

Conclusion answers the problems and the purpose of writing a case report. The conclusion is not a rewrite of the discussion.

2. ORIGINAL RESEARCH

  • ABSTRACT

Abstract content must be clear, brief and descriptive, contain preliminary issue of the main topic and do not contain citations. A structured abstract is required; for more information, see instructions for preparing structured Abstracts. Abstract should consist : Background, Objective, Methods, Result, Conclussion.

  • INTRODUCTION

These reports typically include randomized trials, intervention studies, cohort studies, case-control studies, epidemiologic assessments, other observational studies, surveys with high response rates, cost-effectiveness analyses and decision analyses, and studies of screening and diagnostic tests.

  • METHODS

Each manuscript should clearly state an objective or hypothesis; the design and methods (including the study setting and dates, patients or participants with inclusion and exclusion criteria and/or participation or response rates, or data sources, and how these were selected for the study); the essential features of any interventions; the main outcome measures; the main results of the study; a comment section placing the results in context with the published literature and addressing study limitations; and the conclusions. Units of Measurement : Measurements of length, height, weight, and volume should be reported in metric units (meter, kilogram, or liter) or their decimal multiples. Temperatures should be in Celsius. Blood pressures should be in millimeters of mercury, unless other units are specifically required by the journal. Write the case concise and clear. Unusual abbreviations and footnotes are not permitted.

  • RESULT

This section may be divided by subheadings. It should provide a concise and precise description of the experimental results and their interpretation.

  • DISCUSSION

Compare your results with previous work. Discuss the scientific of your findings. Discussion also reviews and interprets. At the end of the discussion, a summary of the relevant literature and clinical relevance of the case is written.

  • CONFLICT OF INTEREST

Authors should made a conflict of interests disclosure statement or a declaration that they do not have any conflicts of interest. Such information will be held in confidence while the paper is under review and will not influence the editorial.

3. REVIEW ARTICLE

  • ABSTRACT

Comprehensive analyses of specific topics. These manuscripts are systematic, critical assessments of literature. Abstract content must be clear, brief and descriptive, contain preliminary issue of the main topic and do not contain citations.

  • METHODS

The manuscript should be divided into subtopics, describe the problem and contain enough resource material of related research. The discussion should be appropriate with the issues discussed in the literature review, mixed with opinions and arguments, which are relevant to the problems.

  • INTRODUCTION

These manuscripts are systematic, critical assessments of literature and data sources pertaining to clinical topics, emphasizing factors such as cause, diagnosis, prognosis, therapy, or prevention. All articles or data sources should be searched and critically evaluated, and the search and selection process should be described in the manuscript. All quotations have to be written in Reference. Maximum length: 4000 words of text (not including abstract, tables, figures, and references), with no more than a total of four tables and/or figures and no more than 75 references.

  • RESULT

All articles or data sources should be searched and critically evaluated, and the search and selection process should be described in the manuscript. Unusual abbreviations and footnotes are not permitted

  • DISCUSSION

The discussion should be appropriate with the issues discussed in the literature review, mixed with opinions and arguments, which are relevant to the problems. The specific type of study or analysis, population, intervention, exposure, and tests or outcomes should be described for each article or data source. The data sources should be as current as possible, ideally with the search having been conducted within several months of manuscript submission. Discussion also reviews and interprets, and even finds new things that are linked or compared with existing cases.

  • CONFLICT OF INTEREST

Authors should made a conflict of interests disclosure statement or a declaration that they do not have any conflicts of interest. Such information will be held in confidence while the paper is under review and will not influence the editorial.

  • CONCLUSION

Conclusion should be according to the summary and discussion.

Reference List Writing Example

Articles in Journals

Powers WJ. Intracerebral haemorrhage and head trauma. Common effect and common mechanism of injury. Stroke 2010;41(suppl 1):S107–S110.

Qureshi A, Tuhrim  S, Broderick JP, Batjer HH, Hondo H, Hanley DF. Spontaneus intracerebral haemorrhage. N Engl J Med 2001,344(19):1450–58.

Volume with Supplementaries

Bratton S, Bullock MR, Carney N, Chestnut RM, Coplin W, Ghajar J, et al. Brain trauma foundation, american association of neurological surgeons, congress of neurological surgeons. Guidelines for the management of severe traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma. 2007;24(suppl 10):S83–86.

Porter RJ and Meldrum BS. Antiseizure Drugs. Dalam: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed., San Fransisco; McGraw Hill-Lange, 2009,399–422.

Chapters in Books

Ryan S, Kopelnik A, Zaroff J. Intracranial hemorrhage: Intensive care management. Dalam: Gupta AK, Gelb AW, eds. Essentials of Neuroanesthesia and Neurointensive Care.  Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier; 2008, 229–36.

Rost N, Rosand J. Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Dalam:  Torbey MT, ed. Neuro Critical Care. New York: Cambridge University Press;2010,143–56.

Electronic Articles

Journal Articles in Electronic Format

Lipton B, Fosha D. Attachment as a transformative process in AEDP: operationalizing the intersection of attachment theory and affective neuroscience. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration [Online Journal] 2011 [downloaded 25 November 2011]. Available from: http://www.sciencedirect.com

 

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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