Guidelines For Author

This section is further detailed in the template and must be followed by all authors accordingly. The guidelines can be downloaded here. 

                                             

                                                                 GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS

AKSONA - e-ISSN: 2807-7970  - is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that continuously published 2 (two) times a year in January and July by the Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga - Dr. Soetomo General Academic Hospital Surabaya in collaboration with the Indonesian Neurological Association (INA) Surabaya branch/PERDOSSI Surabaya. Manuscripts submitted must contain original ideas that have never been published or presented in any form and anywhere and not in a review or under consideration to be published by other parties. The manuscript should be written by the structure as in the Manuscripts Template. All required forms, such as Authorship Form and ethical clearance (for original research) should be completed and emailed to us at aksona@fk.unair.ac.id. It is recommended to check the required completeness before submitting. Manuscripts are checked for validity, originality (the manuscript had not been published or not in a review or under consideration to published by other parties), and check for plagiarism. Starting in 2022, AKSONA will only accept submissions in English.

The manuscript must be free of typing errors and have a proportional length. The length of each manuscript is 5-10 pages of A4 size paper (1 space, Times New Roman font size 11, with margins page layout adjusted by the journal template; top 1.76 cm, bottom 2.1 cm, left and right 1.69). The recommended references are the updated ones in the last 10 years from the date of current submission (references >10 years are only allowed at a maximum of 25%).

All types of manuscripts must consist of:

  1. Title, which must be concise, specific, and informative. Written on the top line with Arial, font size 16, capital in the first letter of each word, bold, left-aligned, while the Latin name is italicized (Italic). The title recommended not to use sentences like “a study to… a comparison of… characteristic of… description of… the relationship between… analysis of… the correlation between". It can be replaced by another sentence or directly mention the variable.
  2. The author’s name(s) is complete (without title), and the affiliation of the authors is written with initial capital letters for each word in Times New Roman font, font size 11, left-aligned, without ending points. If there are multiple authors, all is writen, separated by commas. Add code presenting as superscripted number behind the author's name (1, 2, 3, etc.). The author's affiliation, including the city and the country, is written under the author’s name, starting with a code assigned by the respective author. The authors (or at least the correspondence author) are required to add their ORCID IDs listed on https://orcid.org/. The link should be embedded on the ORCID logo () after the code of authors' name.

 

EXAMPLE:

Achmad Firdaus Sani1, Iswandi Erwin2, Ersifa Fatimah1, Galuh Anis Tasya3

1Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga; Dr. Soetomo  General Academic Hospital, Surabaya, Indonesia

2National Brain Center Hospital Prof Dr. dr. Mahar Mardjono, Jakarta Indonesia

3Mitra Medika Hospital, Bondowoso, Indonesia

 

  1. Correspondence, is written under the authors’ affiliations including the name, telephone number, and email address of one of the authors responsible as the correspondent.
  2. The abstractmust be arranged with a brief description (containing around 150 - 250 words). The abstract is written in English.
    1. Abstract of original article must consist of introduction, objective, methods, results, and conclusion written in one paragraph.
    2. Abstract of case report must consist of introduction, objective, case, and conclusion, written in one paragraph.
    3. Abstract of review article must consist of a summary of the article.
  3. Keywords, consist of 3-5 words and or phrases (consists of at least one word of “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”), written under abstracts, in English, started with a capital letter (Sentence case), separated with commas, and without ending point.
  4. Article Highlight, state 3 sentence points (as the highlight of the article) that can be taken from the introduction section, point of the discussion, and conclusion (write it under the keywords).

 

1. Original research consists of the following sections:

  • Introduction
  • Objective
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgment
  • Conflict of interest
  • Ethics Consideration
  • Funding
  • Author Contribution

 

2. Case report consists of the following sections:

  • Introduction
  • Case
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgment
  • Conflict of interest
  • Funding
  • Author Contribution

 

3. Systematic review/meta-analysis consists of the following sections:

  • Introduction
  • Objective
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgment
  • Conflict of interest
  • Funding
  • Author Contribution

 

4. Review Article

  • Introduction
  • Review
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgment
  • Conflict of interest
  • Funding
  • Author Contribution

 

REFERENCES, contains 15-20 references or more and published within 10 years from the submission date and is arranged according to the Vancouver writing style, Times New Roman 9 with 1 space. References should be from highly reputable publishers and/or indexing websites i.e Scopus, Scimagojr, Web of Science, NCBI-Pubmed, Google Scholar, or others. To maintain consistency of references, citations, and bibliographies, it is mandatory to use standard reference applications such as Mendeley® or others.

Reference from journal:

  1. Six authors or less

Christiani D, Wang X, Pan L, Zhang H, Sun B, Dai H. Longitudinal changes in pulmonary function and respiratory symptoms in cotton textile workers. A 15-yr follow-up. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011;163(4):847–53

Dewan MC, Rattani A, Gupta S, Baticulon RE, Hung YC, Punchak M, et al. Estimating the global incidence of traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurosurgery. 2018;130(4):1080-97

  1. More than six authors

Downing M, Hicks A, braaf S, Myles D, Gabbe B, Cameron P, et al. Factors facilitating recovery following severe traumatic brain injury: A qualitative study. Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2021;31(6):889-913

Reference for a Book:

Selman M, Carillo G, Navarro C, Gaxiola M. Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis. In: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Interstitial Lung Diseases. LLC: Humana Press; 2017. p.1391

Reference for a Website:

Force, W. Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention [Internet]. 2019 [cited 2020 May 5]. Available from: URL: http://www.ginasthma.org.

Reference for Proceeding:

Yoshiro J, Mamoto H, Recent advances in clinical neurophysiology. Proceedings of the 24th Congress of the APSR: 2019 Nov 14-17; Kyoto, Japan. Amsterdam: Elsevier; 2020. 

 

TABLES AND FIGURES

Total number of tables and figures should be limited not more than eight (8) and have a clear resolution. Please put all tables, figures, and graphs that support the article's content in the section after the references (not in the text). Tables and figures must be arranged consecutively according to their citation in the text. The table’s title is written at the top of the table in Times New Roman 10, left-aligned. The figure’s title is written at the bottom of the figure in Times New Roman 10, center-aligned.