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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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • The submission file is already written in English.

Author Guidelines

AUTHOR GUIDELINES

 

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Author Guidelines

Indonesian Journal of Anesthesiology and Reanimation (IJAR) publishes articles on all aspects of anesthesiology, intensive care, pain management, emergency medicine, and other related fields. Articles can be classified into original articles, reviews, and case reports. The manuscript must be written in English. The use of grammar-checker applications is mandatory for non-native authors. The manuscript should be written in the structure of the Document Template. The Document Template includes a Cover letter and Author's Declaration form that the manuscript does not contain fabricated, falsified, or plagiarized text and/or data, that the manuscript has never been published before and is not under consideration for publication by another party, and that all authors have agreed on the final form of the manuscript. All authors involved in the making of the manuscript must agree with the statement sheet outlined by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).  The authors should also attach Ethical Clearance for original research from their institution or local authority. All authors should follow the Guidelines for Authors. The following below is the document template of the manuscript is based on the manuscript type:

1. Original Article/Systematic Review/Meta-analysis

2. Case Report/Case Series

3. Literature Review

General Principles

The manuscript must be free of typing errors, written in A4 size paper (1.15 spaces, Times New Rowman font size 12, with moderate margins page layout of 2.54 cm/1” for Top and Bottom, and 1.91 cm/0.75” for Left and Right). The recommended references are the updated ones in the last ten (10) years from the date of current submission (minimum 10-20 references for case report/case series and original article, and minimum 30 references for any kind of review), unless in a special case accepted by the editors due to scientific reasons. All submitted manuscripts will be scrutinized in the aspects of style, format, and clarity. Authors may be required to revise their manuscripts. All manuscripts will be subjected to peer and editorial review.

Tables and its title should be included in the text. Tables should be numbered in Arabic numerals, captions should be brief, clearly indicating the purpose or content of each table. The title of each table should be written center-aligned at the top of the table, in regular Times New Roman, Font size 11. Text within tables should be written in 1 space, normal Times New Roman font size of 9. Figures (including graphs, diagrams, charts, drawings, and photographs) should be produced at least 300 dpi in jpg, jpeg, or png format, have clear legends, numbered with Arabic numerals, and the title of each figure should be written center-aligned at the bottom of the figure, in normal Times New Roman, font size 11. All words in Latin must be written in italics. The use of abbreviations is generally agreed upon, and an extension must be given in the first mention of the abbreviation. Decimal numbers are marked with points (.).

All types of manuscripts must consist of:

  1. Title. Must be concise, specific, and informative. The title must consist of no more than 30 words, written on the top line with Arial font size 14, bold, uppercase, and justify. The Latin name is italicized (italic).
  2. The author’s name(s). Complete name (without title) and the affiliations of the authors are written with an initial capital letter for each word in Times New Rowman font, size 12 for author’s name(s), and size 10 for author’s affiliations, left-aligned, without ending points. If there is more than 1 author, all is written, separated by commas. Numeric code in superscript is added behind the author's name. The author's affiliations are written under the author's name beginning with a numeric code (superscript). The name of the institution is followed by the name of the city and the country where the institution is located. At least one of the authors is required to add their ORCID IDs listed on https://orcid.org/. The link should be embedded on the ORCID logo after the authors' names. At least 1 of the authors must include external (more than 1, if necessary) affiliation(s) outside the IJAR publisher (please see the published articles in our archives).
  3. Abstract. Should be prepared both in English and Indonesian language within structured abstract that explains the objectives, materials and methods, results, and conclusions of the study, 250 to 300 words for the Original article and Case reports/case studies. For the Review, the abstract should be prepared unstructured, 250 to 300 words. For non-Indonesian authors, abstracts in Indonesian will be translated by the editor. (1) Abstract of original research, systematic review, and meta-analysis must be structured and consist of an introduction, objective, materials and methods, results, and conclusion, written in one paragraph. (2) Abstract of case report/case series must be structured and consist of introduction, objective, case(s), and conclusion, written as one paragraph. (3) Abstract of narrative review written unstructured and must consist of narration summarizing the content of the manuscript, written in one paragraph.
  4. Keywords. Written in English and Indonesian language, limited to 5 words or short phrases that will allow proper and convenient indexing. The keywords should be arranged from A-Z for the English keywords and the Indonesian keywords should follow the arrangement of the English abstract. For non-Indonesian authors, keywords in the Indonesian language will be translated by the editor. The manuscript must consist of at least one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to the keyword. Authors can use terms present in Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) as the keywords.
  5. Correspondence. Written under the affiliations, including the email address of one of the authors responsible as the corresponding author.
  6. Highlights of the manuscript. Consist of minimally two key points representing the novel contributions of the study and must not be the copy-paste and/or repetition of sentences of any other parts of the manuscript. These two highlights should be written before the introduction using number bullets (see template).

Article Types

 The journal accepts the following types of articles:

  1. Original Research Article

Original research reports a substantial body of laboratory or clinical work, presenting the outcome of a large trial, case-control, observational or retrospective study. The authors must confirm in the manuscript that they have ethical clearance for the conduct of the reported research. The procedure in the research should be in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki 2013. The original research report consists of the following sections:

Introduction

Materials and Methods

Result and Discussion

Conclusion

Acknowledgment

Conflict of Interest

Funding

Author Contribution

  1. Systematic review

A systematic review is a synthesis of the evidence on a clearly presented topic using critical methods to identify, define and assess research on the topic, extracting and interpreting data from published studies on the topic, then analyzing, describing, and summarizing interpretations into a refined conclusion. The appropriate methodology should be followed, such as PROSPERO, the online international register for systematic reviews. The systematic review article consists of the following sections:

Introduction

Materials and Methods

Result and Discussion

Conclusion

Acknowledgment

Conflict of Interest

Funding

Author Contribution

  1. Meta-analysis

Meta-analysis is a statistical analysis combining the results of multiple scientific studies, analyzing multiple scientific studies addressing the same question, with each individual study reporting measurements that are expected to have some degree of error. The meta-analysis consists of the following sections:

Introduction

Materials and Methods

Result and Discussion

Conclusion

Acknowledgment

Conflict of Interest

Funding

Author Contribution

  1. Narrative Review

A narrative review article is a survey of previously published research on a topic. It should give an overview of current thinking on the topic. The text can include any subheadings based on the review topic and end with a summary. The narrative review consists of the following sections:

Introduction

Review (any subheadings as needed)

Summary

Acknowledgment

Conflict of Interest

Funding

Author Contribution

  1. Case Report/Case Series

Case report/case series highlights important innovations with wide applicability or previously unpublished complications of new techniques or medications. If the manuscript presents 3 cases or fewer, then it should call a case report. And if the manuscript presents 4 cases or more, then it should call case series. The case report/case series consists of the following sections:

Introduction

Case Report/Case Series

Discussion

Conclusion

Acknowledgment

Conflict of Interest

Funding

Author Contribution

 

References

References are written in Vancouver Style and be limited to the last decade (10 years from the submission date). Minimum 10 to 20 references for case report/ original article and 30 references for review. The authors must consider avoiding using abstracts as references. Information from manuscripts submitted but not yet accepted should be cited in the text as “unpublished observations” with written permission from the source. Papers accepted but not yet published may be included as references; designate the journal and add “Forthcoming”. Avoid citing “personal communication” unless it provides essential information not available publically, name the person and date of communication, and obtain written permission and confirmation of accuracy from the source of personal communication. Authors are recommended to use reference management software, in writing the citations and references such as Mendeley®, Zotero®, EndNote®, and Reference Manager®.

Here are some examples of the references:

  1.  Standard journal article

Journal article.

Halpern SD, Ubel PA, Caplan AL. Solid-organ transplantation in HIV-infected patients. N Engl J Med. 2002;347(7):284-7.

Journal article with more than six authors.

Gillespie NC, Lewis RJ, Pearn JH, Bourke ATC, Holmes MJ, Bourke JB, et al. Ciguatera in Australia: occurrence, clinical features, pathophysiology and management. Med J Aust. 1986; 145: 584-90.

E-journal from the internet.

Eisen SA, Kang HK, Murphy FM, Blanchard MS, Reda DJ, Henderson WG, et al. Gulf War veterans' health: medical evaluation of a U.S. cohort? Ann Intern Med [Internet]. 2005 [cited 2005 Jun 30];142(11):881+. Available from: http://www.annals.org/.

  1.  Book

Standard book

Lawhead JB, Baker MC. Introduction to veterinary science. Clifton Park (NY): Thomson Delmar Learning; 2005.

Organization as author

American Veterinary Medical Association. National Board Examination Committee. North American Veterinary Licensing Examination: bulletin of information for candidates. Bismarck (ND): The Committee; 2001

  1. Chapter in a book

Ford HL, Sclafani RA, Degregori J. Cell cycle regulatory cascades. In: Stein GS, Pardee AB, editors. Cell cycle and growth control: biomolecular regulation and cancer. 2nd ed. Hoboken (NJ): Wiley-Liss; 2004. p. 42-67.

  1. Homepage/Website

Australian Bureau of Statistics. Mental health and wellbeing: profile of adults, Western Australia (cat. no. 4326.5) [Internet]. Canberra: ABS; 1997 [cited 2010 Sept 2]. Available from http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats.

  1. Conference Proceedings

Print proceeding version

Rowling, L. Schools and grief: how does Australia compare to the United States. In: Wandarna coowar: hidden grief: Proceedings of the 8th National Conference of the National Association for Loss and Grief (Australia); 1993 Sep; Yeppoon, Queensland. Turramurra, NSW: National Association for Loss and Grief; 1993. p. 196-201.

Electronic proceeding version

Cloherty SL, Dokos S, Lovell NH. Qualitative support for the gradient model of cardiac pacemaker heterogeneity. In: Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 27 Annual Conference; 2005 Sep 1-4; Shanghai, China. New York: IEEE; 2005 [cited 2010 Sep 2]. p. 133-6. Available from: http://www.ieee.org.

  1. Thesis

Thesis in the print version

Gruszczynski L. Regulating health and environmental risks under WTO law: a critical analysis of the SPS agreement. New York: Oxford University Press; 2010.

Thesis in electronic version

Gethin, A. Poor suburbs and poor health: exploring the potential of a locational approach to reducing health disadvantage in Australian cities. PhD [dissertation]. Sydney: University of Western Sydney; 2007. Available from: https://researchdirect.westernsydney.edu.au/islandora/object/uws:89.

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 text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which are found in About the Journal.
  2. 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).
  3. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  4. The submission file is already written in English.

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