Guide For Author

Author Guidelines

 

JOINTS (Journal Orthopaedi and Traumatology Surabaya) publishes all aspects of science related to Orthopedics and Traumatology original articles. Articles including literature reviews, research reports, and case reports that describe the innovative cases, recent topics, and reviews in Orthopedics and Traumatology. Additionally, the Journal of Orthopaedi and Traumatology Surabaya should promote education, scientific advancement, and orthopedic practice improvement. The manuscript will be distributed in English, hence the authors are considered the responsibility to assure that the language uses are clear. Guidelines for Authors must be followed for all authors.

 

Submission

All papers must be submitted using our online submission system by a registered author. Register your account first on our website before you proceed with your manuscript, but if you already have an account, please use an existing account to process your manuscript. Please contact us for more questions by e-mail at joints@fk.unair.ac.id

 

General Principles

  • The submitted article in JOINTS must be authentic and have never been published before;
  • The manuscript should correlate to the discipline of Orthopedic and Traumatology;
  • Manuscripts are published in English.
  • This journal accepts three types of articles: (1) Research Articles; (2) Case Reports; and (3) Literature Review;
  • Literature Review manuscript only accepted once a year;
  • JOINTS’ Editorial Board has the prerogative to conduct the correction in style, format, and clarity (grammatical errors) of the article;
  • The Author can make a revised script due to various aspects. Numerous errors in any aspect can be returned to the author for revision or can be rejected;
  • All texts will be subjected to Peer Review and Editorial Review.

 

 

Study Ethics

Permission from an independent ethics committee should be acquired for all submitted manuscripts which consist of animal experiments and/or involving human subjects. The copy of the license should be provided as supplementary files in the submission process and send to joints@fk.unair.ac.id.

 

Publication Ethics

Journal of Orthopaedi and Traumatology Surabaya comply with the ethics guidelines from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) in confronting all components of publication ethics and how to employ cases of research and publication mismanagement in particular.

 

Writing Layout

  • Layout size: A4 (21.0 x 29.7 cm)
  • Margins Setting: Top, Left, Bottom, Right with a distance of 2.5 cm
  • Font: Author(s) Name, Affiliation, Correspondence, Abstract, and Body Text Times New Roman, Font size: 11 pt. Table Title, Table, Figure Title, Font size: 10 pt.
  • Title, Abstract, Table Title, Table, Figure Title, and References typed with a single (1.0) line spacing
  • Body Text is typed with a spacing of 1.5, in a Two-column layout
  • The manuscript consists of a maximum of 12 pages

 

1.      Layout for Research Article

-      Title: concise, specific, descriptive, and must written in English. It must enclose a maximum of 20 words with all capital letters and bold.

-      Name(s) of Author(s): The author's name is placed below the title and must include the author's full name (without an academic degree). Author’s affiliations [names of departments and institutions] must be linked to a sequential list using the superscript number (1). The author's name, mailing address, and email address of the author responsible for the correspondence about the manuscript (the email address of the responding author will be published along with the article).

Example:

Imelda Lumban Gaol1*, Ferdiansyah1

1Orthopaedic & Traumatology Department, Universitas Airlangga-Dr. Soetomo General Hospital Surabaya

*Correspondence: Imelda Lumban Gaol, Resident of Orthopaedic & Traumatology Department, Universitas Airlangga-Dr. Soetomo General Hospital, Jl. Mayjen Prof. Dr. Moestopo 6-8, Surabaya

E-mail: imeldalumbangaol@gmail.com  

-    Abstract: A brief one-paragraph narration in English with single space formatting and must not exceed 250 words. The Abstract in Research Article must include the following sections: Background, Purpose, Methods, Results, and Conclusions.

-    Keywords: 3-5 words and/or short phrase must be specified below the abstract and written in English. Please use the semicolon (;) to write each word/phrase in the keywords section. In principle, words in the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), the subject headings of Index Medicus, are used for Keywords.

-   Introduction: Background of the issue, formulation of the problem, aims for the research, and an overview of the prospects of future research goals. The hypothesis of the research is declared together with the main topics coherently under investigation along with references discussed from previous finding results.

Methods: Comprehensible explanation of variables discussed, experiments and measurement conducted, and methods applied. Please outline the research ethics relating to the use of animal and/or human subjects under an academic convention.

-     Results: should be presented briefly and precisely with relevant arguments in a logical order with the minimum number of tables and illustrations to encapsulate the most important information. Tables, illustrations, and photos must be followed by a clear and detailed explanation. Calculation results must be reported in SI units.

-    Discussion: clarifies the significance of the investigation results, not repeat them. It demonstrates the comparison of results from the investigation with the literature.

-    Conclusion: a brief statement about the results of the study and the objectives also includes the suggestion, problem-solving recommendation, improvement, and development of science and technology that refers to conclusions for future studies

-     References: should consist of a minimum of 10 references and a maximum number of 25 references. Written in Vancouver Superscript style format with single (1.0) line spacing.  (Please use Mendeley Reference Manager to insert references into your paper)

 

 2.      Layout for Case Report

-      Title: concise, specific, descriptive, and must written in English. It must enclose a maximum of 20 words with all capital letters and bold.

-      Name(s) of Author(s): The author's name is placed below the title and must include the author's full name (without an academic degree). Author’s affiliations [names of departments and institutions] must be linked to a sequential list using the superscript number (1). The author's name, mailing address, and email address of the author responsible for the correspondence about the article (the email address of the responding author will be published along with the article).

Example:

Imelda Lumban Gaol1*, Ferdiansyah1

1Orthopaedic & Traumatology Department, Universitas Airlangga-Dr. Soetomo General Hospital Surabaya

*Correspondence: Imelda Lumban Gaol, Resident of Orthopaedic & Traumatology Department, Universitas Airlangga-Dr. Soetomo General Hospital, Jl. Mayjen Prof. Dr. Moestopo 6-8, Surabaya

E-mail: imeldalumbangaol@gmail.com     

-     Abstract: A brief one-paragraph narration in English with single space formatting and must not exceed 250 words. The Abstract in Case Report must include the following sections: Background, Case Report, Discussion, and Conclusions.

-    Keywords: 3-5 words and/or short phrase must be specified below the abstract and written in English. Please use the semicolon (;) to write each word/phrase in the keywords section. In principle, words in the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), the subject headings of Index Medicus, are used for Keywords.

-   Introduction: Background of the problem, the prior solution, suggested solution to regulate the case, and the aims of the suggested solution.

-    Case Report: identification of the patient including age, sex, complaints, the previous clinical examination, and progress after the past clinical examination.

-   Discussion: defines the case prevalence, proposed solution in solving cases, and outcomes with the minimum number of tables and illustrations to encapsulate the most important information.  This should explore the significance of the results of the work, without repeating them.

-     Conclusion: a brief statement about the outcomes of the case report.

-     Reference: should consist of a minimum of 10 references and a maximum number of 25 references. Written in Vancouver Superscript style format with single (1.0) line spacing. (Please use Mendeley Reference Manager to insert references into your paper)

 

 3.      Layout for Literature Review

-      Title: concise, specific, descriptive, and must written in English. It must enclose a maximum of 20 words with all capital letters and bold.

-      Name(s) of Author(s): The author's name is placed below the title and must include the author's full name (without an academic degree). Author’s affiliations [names of departments and institutions] must be linked to a sequential list using the superscript number (1). The author's name, mailing address, and email address of the author responsible for the correspondence about the manuscript (the email address of the responding author will be published along with the article).

Example:

Imelda Lumban Gaol1*, Ferdiansyah1

1Orthopaedic & Traumatology Department, Universitas Airlangga-Dr. Soetomo General Hospital Surabaya

*Correspondence: Imelda Lumban Gaol, Resident of Orthopaedic & Traumatology Department, Universitas Airlangga-Dr. Soetomo General Hospital, Jl. Mayjen Prof. Dr. Moestopo 6-8, Surabaya

E-mail: imeldalumbangaol@gmail.com  

-     Abstract: A brief one-paragraph narration in English with single space formatting and must not exceed 250 words. The Abstract in Literature Review must include the following sections: Background, Literature Review, and Summary.

-    Keywords: 3-5 words and/or short phrase must be specified below the abstract and written in English. Please use the semicolon (;) to write each word/phrase in the keywords section. In principle, words in the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), the subject headings of Index Medicus, are used for Keywords.

-     Introduction: Background of the problem, supporting literature data, and objectives.

-     Literature Review: assorted studies related to the title and aims of writing a literature review (such as clinical diagnosis, investigation, clarification of pathology, therapy, surgical techniques, rehabilitation, complications, and prognosis) with the minimum number of tables and illustrations to encapsulate the most important information.

-      Summary: a brief statement of the literature review.

-      Reference: should consist of a minimum of 10 references and a maximum number of 25 references. Written in Vancouver Superscript style format with single (1.0) line spacing.  (Please use Mendeley Reference Manager to insert references into your paper)