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Author Guidelines

The manuscript is submitted directly to our website. BHSJ will automatically reject any manuscript submitted by e-mail or mail (letter). The manuscript should be written concisely for the readers outside the medical field or non-native English speakers to understand easily. In addition, the submitted manuscript has not been published elsewhere and is only being considered in this journal.

Submissions should be done by the authors. Responsibility for the manuscript during submission and peer-review process as well as the approval by all the other co-authors is fully on the submitting author. It is also the submitting author’s responsibility to guarantee that the article has all necessary institutional approvals.

The Editorial Board determines the feasible manuscripts after obtaining recommendations from peer reviewers. The revision of the manuscript is author responsibility, whereas infeasible manuscript will be returned to the author.

ARTICLE TYPES

The journal will consider the following article types:

1. Original Articles:

Original Articles are reports on findings from original unpublished research to make a significant contribution to medicine. The description of how the research project was conducted is required in this article in order to provide a thorough analysis of the results. This article should not exceed 3500 words with tables/illustrations up to five (5) and references up to 35.

2. Review Articles:

Review articles are solicited articles or systematic reviews which present exhaustive and critical assessments of the published literature in the medical field. The review article should not exceed 4000 words with tables/illustrations up to five (5) and references up to 50.

3. Editorial

These are articles written by the editor or editorial team focusing on the Biomolecular and Health Science or other issues that relevant to the scope of the journal.

4. Case Report

The case report is a detailed narrative of symptoms, signs, diagnosis, treatments and follow-up of one or several patients. Cases that present a diagnostic, ethical or management challenge or highlight aspects of mechanisms of injury, pharmacology and histopathology or are should be accompanied by a literature review of the topic. The case report should be divided into Abstract, Introduction, Case report(s), Discussion, Conclusions and References. It should not exceed 1800 words and 150 words for the abstract with 1-2 tables and/or illustrations up to three (3) and references up to 15.

5. Letters to the Editor

Short essays aim to express the authors’ viewpoint, respond to published manuscripts in our journals, or deliver information or news regarding an issue related to the journal’s scope. This should come with a short title and not exceed 800 words.

6. Short Communications

Short communications are a short paper to describe new ideas, negative and controversial results, and so on that has a significant impact. It is limited to 3000 words and the abstract has words up to 100. The manuscript structure is abstract, main body and references, with no more than 6 figures or tables, combined.

Title and Author Information

The following information must be included:

  • Manuscript title

The title should be specific, concise, and comprehensible to readers outside the medical field. Titles should be written in sentence case.

  • Full author names including corresponding author*

The manuscript has main author and co-authors. Author names should not contain academic title or rank. Indicate the corresponding author clearly for handling all stages of pre-publication and postpublication. Consist of full name author and co-authors.

* A corresponding author is a person who handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, also post-publication.

  • Mailing addresses of the institutional
  • E-mail addresses

 Abstract

The manuscript should contain an abstract that self-contained and citation-free. The abstract comes after title and authorship information in the manuscript. Abstract should be prepared in English up to 250 words (except case report(150 words) and short communication (100 words)). Abstract for original article should contain Introduction, Methods, Results, and Conclusion.

Keywords

The keywords should avoide general terms, plural terms and multiple concepts. Keywords are limited to 3 - 5 words or proper and convenient short phrases.

 Introduction

State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results. Explain how you addressed the problem and clearly state the aims of your study. Please describe in narrative format and not using sub-chapter. 

 Methods

Explain in detail about the research design, settings, time frame, variables, population, samples, sampling, instruments, data analysis, and information of ethical clearance fit test. This chapter may be divided into sections if several methods are used.

Results

This section may be further divided into subsections with subheading. Describe the significance of your findings and the most important part of your manuscript. Follow a logical stream of thought; in general, the interpretation as well as the experimental conclusions that can be drawn.

 Discussion

Authors should explain how the results relate to the hypothesis presented as the basis of the study and provide a succinct explanation of the implications of the findings, particularly in relation to previous related studies and potential future directions for research. The content of the discussion section includes: the explanation of results, references to previous research, deduction, and hypothesis. This section cannot be divided into subsections.

 Conclusions

This should clearly explain the main conclusions of the article, highlighting its importance and relevance as well as suggestion or recommendation for further research.

 Acknowledgments

Those who contributed to the work but do not meet the authorship criteria should be listed in the Acknowledgments with a description of the contribution. Anyone named in the Acknowledgments should agree beforehand. Moreover, authors should state how the research was funded in this section, including grant numbers if applicable.

 Conflicts of Interest

All manuscripts for original articles, review articles, editorials, case report, and letters to the editor that are submitted to the journal must be accompanied by a conflict of interest disclosure statement or a declaration by the authors that they do not have any conflicts of interest to declare.

 References

The reference style is described above.

 Figures and Tables

Figures

Each figure should be submitted as an individual file. Cite figures in ascending Arabic numerals according to the first appearance in the manuscript file. Figures should be uploaded in PowerPoint for the first submission. However, the original formats should be submitted if the manuscript is accepted or revised. The original format must be in JPEG or TIFF and not be smaller than 300 dpi. A figure label uses Arabic numerals. The labels of your figure must be matched with the name of the file uploaded (e.g. a figure citation of “Figure 1” must refer to a figure file named “Figure1.jpeg”). The figures are uploaded directly to our website

 Tables

Cite tables in ascending Arabic numerals according to the first appearance in the manuscript file. Each table is placed after the references in order. Tables require a label with Arabic numerals in order (e.g., “Table 1”, “Table 2”, and so on) and brief descriptive title to be placed above the table. Vertical rules should not be used. Do not submit your tables in separate files.

 Supplementary Materials

Supplementary materials are the additional parts to a manuscript, such as audio files, video clips, or datasets that might be of interest to readers, however the size of the files could not be bigger than 10 Mb. Authors can submit one file of supplementary material along with their manuscript through the website.

A section titled “Supplementary Material” should be included before the references list with a concise description for each supplementary material file. Supplementary materials are not modified by our production team. Authors are responsible for providing the final supplementary materials files that will be published along with the article. Supporting information files that published will not be edited.

MANUSCRIPT STRUCTURES

Please double-check the structures of the manuscript before it submitted to Biomol Health Sci Journal, as follows below (except short communications):

Beginning section

The following chapters are required in order of:

  • Title page,  authors, and affiliations are assigned in the first page of manuscript
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • Introduction

Middle section

The following chapters are required in order of:

  • Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusions

Ending section

The following chapters are required in order of:

  • Acknowledgments
  • Conflict of interest
  • Funding statements
  • Supplementary Material (if needed)
  • References
  • Tables

 COVER LETTER

The cover letter should be uploaded as a separate file to BCM Med website with the length limit of 1 page. The cover letter contains the information such as:

  • Summary of the contribution of the study to the medical field
  • The relation of the study to previous published work
  • Determine the study type (e.g., research article, systematic review, or clinical trial)

Describe the connection of the submitted manuscript with Biomolecular, Community and Clinical Medicine Journal regarding the submitted manuscript.

For detail author guidelines, you can click HERE

The manuscript should contain an abstract that self-contained and citation-free. The abstract comes after title and authorship information in the manuscript. Abstract should be prepared in English up to 250 words (except case report(150 words) and short communication (100 words)).Abstract for original article should contain Introduction, Methods, Results, and Conclusion.

 

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 should be 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.

 

Copyright Notice

1. Copyright of this journal is possession of Editorial Board and Journal Manager, by the knowledge of the author, while the moral right of the publication belongs to the author.

2. The formal legal aspect of journal publication accessibility refers to Creative Commons Atribusi-Non Commercial-No Derivative (CC BY-NC-SA), implies that publication can be used for non-commercial purposes in its original form.

3. Every publication (printed/electronic) are open access for educational purposes, research, and library. Other than the aims mentioned above, the editorial board is not responsible for copyright violation

 

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