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Information for Authors

GENERAL INFORMATION

Annals of Medical Research welcomes original articles, case reports, editorials, and letters to the editor and review articles on basic and clinical medical sciences. The official language of the journal are English. Manuscripts must be written in English and must meet the requirements of the journal. All manuscripts which will be published in the journal must be in accordance with research and publication ethics.
Manuscripts are received with the explicit understanding that they have not been published in whole or part elsewhere, that they are not under simultaneous consideration by any other publication. Manuscripts are also checked by IThenticate system to ensure content originality. Direct quotations, tables, or illustrations that have appeared in copyrighted material must be accompanied by written permission for their use from the copyright owner and authors. All articles are subject to revie by the editors and referees. Acceptance for publication is based on significance, and originality of the material submitted. If the article is accepted for publication, it may be subject to editorial revisions to aid clarity and understanding without changing the data presented. All authors should contribute to the submitted article directly either academically or scientifically. Presentations at congresses or symposia are accepted only if they are not published in whole in congress or symposium booklets or proceedings. Authors are expected to acknowledge the event at which they presented their work as a footnote.

No fee is charged for submission, publishing, colored figures or open access. Publication in this journal is free of charge. All the costs are covered by the Annals of Medical Research

Policy of screening for plagiarism
The manuscripts are scanned by the Publisher’s Office using the iThenticate program for determination of plagiarism and non-ethical situations. All submissions are screened by a similarity detection software (iThenticate), and those with an overall similarity index of greater than 20%, or duplication rate at or higher than 5% with a single source are returned back to authors without further evaluation along with the similarity report.

GENERAL

Researcher and Contributor ID) is a researcher-specific international URI with a 16-digit number. You can register for free for individual ORCID at http://orcid.org. Please indicate the ORCID number of all authors when submitting your article.

Manuscript submission: All manuscripts should be submitted through the online system of the journal at www.annalsmedres.org & www.annalsmedres.com & www.totmdergisi.org or www.jtomc.org. Articles submitted in other formats will not be considered.

Human and Animal Rights Statement
When reporting experiments on human subjects, authors should indicate whether the procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration. If doubt exists whether the research was conducted in accordance with the Helsinki Declaration, the authors must explain the reason for their approach, and demonstrate that the institutional review body explicitly approved the doubtful aspects of the study. When reporting experiments on animals, authors should be asked to indicate whether the institutional and national guide for the care and use of laboratory animals was followed.

Ethical considerations
Ethical approval by the local ethical authority should be indicated in the ‘Material and methods’ section for human and experimental studies.

Acknowledgments
Financial support, technical and other assistance of importance for the study may be acknowledged before references.

ORCID
In publication or citation search, the name similarities of the authors, typographical errors and institutional changes can cause confusion. To prevent this, researchers need to obtain a descriptive ID. ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is a researcher-specific international URI with a 16-digit number. You can register for free for individual ORCID at http://orcid.org. Please indicate the ORCID number of all authors when submitting your article.

Manuscript submission: All manuscripts should be submitted through the online system of the journal at www.annalsmedres.org & www.annalsmedres.com & www.totmdergisi.org or www.jtomc.org. Articles submitted in other formats will not be considered.

Open Access and Commons User Licenses
Open Access
The Annals of Medical Research is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org) definition of open access.
definition of open access.

Authors are required to submit the following:
Conflict of Interest form and
ICMJE Potential Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form(should be filled in by all contributing authors) during the initial submission. These forms are available for download at http://www.annalsmedres.org
Commons User Licenses
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
Commons User Licenses
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

You are free to:

Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.
Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.
NoDerivatives — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material.
No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

REVISIONS

Authors must indicate the changes on the main text while resubmitting revised files, and also answers to each reviewer suggestions separately must be included in the letter. Page and line number of corrections must be included as well. Revised form of manuscripts must be sent to journal within 30 days, otherwise revision option may be canceled. Warning letter will be sent and then after 15 days, manuscript will be rejected. If authors need extension of time for revisions anyhow, the journal must be informed before the deadline of revision.

Proofs and PUBLICATION DOI Number
Accepted manuscripts are copyedited for grammar, punctuation, and format. Following the copyediting process, the authors will be asked to review and approve the changes made during the process. Authors will be contacted for a second time after the layout process and will be asked to review and approve the PDF proof of their article for publication. Once the production process of a manuscript is completed it is published online on the journal’s webpage as an ahead-of-print publication before it is included in its scheduled issue.

CATEGORIES of MANUSCRIPTS
Annals of Medical Research publishes the following types of articles:

1. Original Articles: Original prospective or retrospective studies of basic or clinical researches in areas relevant to medicine.
Abstract of an Original Article: 150-300 words, the structured abstract should contain the following sections: objective, material and methods, results, conclusion.
Structure of an Original Article: Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgements, References sections must be included.

2. Review Articles: The authors may be invited to write or should be experts in the proposed subject of review article.
Abstract of a Review Article: 150-300 words, without structural divisions.
Structure of a Review Article: Titles or related topics and references.

3. Case Reports: Brief descriptions of a previously undocumented disease process, a unique unreported manifestation or treatment of a known disease process, or unique unreported complications of treatment regimens. Case reports should include an adequate number of images and figures. Case reports should be accompanied by “Informed Consent” whether the identity of the patients is disclosed or not. The “Informed Consent Form” is available at www.inonutipdergisi.com
Abstract of Case Reports: 100-150 words, without structural divisions should beStructure of Case Reports: Introduction, Case Report, Discussion, References.

4. Editorial: Special articles are written by editor or editorial board members. Abstract is not required for editorials.

5.Letter to the Editor: These are letters which include different views, details, experiments and questions of the readers about the manuscript that were published in this journal in the recent year. The answer to the letter is given by the editor or the corresponding author of the manuscript and is published in the journal.

Structure of Letter to the Editor: There is no subtitle in letter to the editor. The number of word and references should not exceed 1000 and 10 respectively. Submitted letters should include a note indicating title, name of authors, page number and year of manuscript that written about it and also it must be listed in reference list.

PREPARING the MANUSCRIPT
Manuscripts should be typed double-spaced with margins of 3 cm. Articles should be set out as follows: cover letter, title page, abstract and key words, main text, acknowledgment, references, tables and illustrations. Table and illustration pages should also include the heading or legend, and be numbered below or above the page.
Abbreviations: Abbreviations should be defined in parenthesis where the full word is mentioned. For commonly accepted abbreviations and usages, please refer to “Scientific Style and Format” (The CBE for Manual for Authors Editors and Publishers, 6th ed. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994). Abbreviations should not be used in Abstract sections.

Keywords: Should be at least three keywords. The words should be separated by a semicolon (;). Key words should be in line with “Medical Subject Headings” (MESH) (please see www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh).

Acknowledgments: Conflicts of interest, financial support information, grants and all other editorial and/or technical assistance should be presented at the end of the text.

References: References in the text should be numbered in parenthesis and listed serially according to the order of appearance on a separate page, double-spaced, at the end of the paper in numerical order. All authors should be listed if six or fewer, otherwise list the first six and add the et al. References should be limited to 10 for letter to the editor, 25 for case reports, 40 for clinical/experimental reports and review articles. Journal abbreviations should conform to the style used in the Cumulated Index Medicus (please see www.icmje.org). Journal articles, books, web pages, conference presentations, newspapers, audio-visual sources like CDs and DVDs, articles pending for publication, theses and dissertations can be used as references.
Reference Format for Journal Articles: Authors’ initials, names and surnames, article titles, journal titles, date, volume,number and pagination must be indicated. E.g.: Koseoglu C, Erdogan M, Ertem AG, et al. Aortic elastic properties and myocardial performance in dexareimpaired in patients with lichen planus. Med Princ Pract 2016;25:247-53. Reference Format for Books: Initial’s of author’s names and surnames, chapter title, editor’s name, book title, city, publisher, date and pages must be indicated.
Edited Collection: Underwood LE, Van Wyk JJ. Normal and aberrant growth. In: Wilson JD, Foster DW, eds. Williams’ Text book of Endocrinology. 1st editon. Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 1992. p. 1079-138.

Unedited Book: DiMaio WJ, DiMaio D. Time of death. In: Forensic Pathology. 2nd edition. CRC Press, London, 2001; 21-42.
Presentations: Brandes U, Wagner D. A Bayesian paradigm for dynamic graph layout. 11th International Symposium on Graph Drawing, 12-15 November 2003. New York, USA, 236-47.
Newspaper references: Susan S. How to prevent breast cancer. Australian 23 October 2003.
Internet References: Beware: Toy Noise may be too loud for kids. http://hearingaiddocs. wordpress.com/tag/loud-toys access date 22.04.2013
References to audio-visual materials: The Oxford English Dictionary [CD-ROM]. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press; 1992.
References to article spending for publication: Kaya A, Aktas EO. Perception differences between in violence against child. Med-Science. Accepted article: October 25, 2013. Published Online: Nov 19, 2013.
References to theses and dissertations: Karakoc Y. Biological effect of direct electrical current in essential (idiopathic) hyperhidrosis. Ph.D. dissertation, Istanbul University, Istanbul, 1996.
Congress presentations: Brandes U, Wagner D. A Bayesian paradigm for dynamic graph layout. 11th International Symposium on Graph Drawing, 12-15 November 2003. New York, USA, 236 47.

Accepted articles: Kaya A, Aktas EO. Perception differences between in violence against child. Med-Science. Published Online: Nov 19, 2013.
For thesis: Karakoc Y. Biological effect of direct electrical current in essential (idiopathic) hyperhidrosis. Ph.D. thesis, Istanbul University, Istanbul, 1996.In case of use of a previously published table, figure or illustration, reference of the material must be cited in reference list.
Figures, Pictures, Tables and Graphics: All figures, pictures, tables and graphics should be cited at the end of the relevant sentence. Explanations about figures, pictures, tables and graphics must be placed at the end of the article. Figures, pictures/photographs must be submitted to the system as separate .jpg or .gif files (approximately 500×400 pixels, 8 cm in width and scanned in 300 resolution. Tables must be prepared by on Microsoft Office word files by using ‘insert table’ order and it must be in easily readable format. All abbreviations must be explained at the bottom of each figure, picture, table and graphic. For figures, pictures, tables and graphics, relevant permissions need to be provided and indicated during submission. Pictures and photographs must be in color, clear and with appropriate contrast showing details adequately.

Article Type Summary Word Limit Resource Limit Table Limit Picture Limit
Original Article 150-300 40 8 5
Review Article 150-300 40 6 5
Case Report 100-150 15 2 5
Letter To The Editor No 10 2 2

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Annals of Medical Research is the scientific official journal of the Inonu University Faculty of Medicine. It is published monthly. The essential aim of the Annals of Medical Research is to publish scientifically high quality clinical and experimental research articles on fields of medicine which can contribute to the literature data. In addition, review articles, case reports, editorials, letters to the editors and manuscripts on publication ethics and medical history, which can contribute to the education and practices of physicians and health sector professionals within the scope of the journal’s target audience and which can increase the level of scientific communication between the authors and readers, are included in the scope of the journal.

 

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