Instructions to Authors:
1. Submission of manuscript:
Authors should submit electronic version (Microsoft word doc) of the manuscript to the editor via e-mail. Accepted papers will be acknowledged and processed further. Acceptance or rejection of the manuscript would be decided after the decision of editorial team.
2. Preparation of Manuscript:
- Manuscript should be typewritten in Times New Roman, Font size 12, Spacing-1.5, with margins of at least one inch on all sides.
- Page number should appear in the lower right hand corner of each page, beginning with the title page.
- The language of manuscript must be simple and explicit.
- Author's / Co-author's name or any other identification should not appear anywhere in the body of the manuscript (except in the title page) to facilitate blind review.
We accept manuscript under following categories: Original Research Articles, Review Articles, Short communications, Case report/study.
Matter of manuscript should be arranged in the following order:
Title Page, Abstract, Key words, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Observations &/or Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgments, References, Figures/ Photographs
Type of Manuscript: Research Article/ Case report/ Review Articles/ Short communications.
Title of the manuscript: ________________________________
Name of the First author & Co-authors: Authors Names, Designation of Authors, E-mail address.
Name of the Corresponding author: Authors Name, Designation of Author, E-mail address.
An abstract should not exceed 300 words. It should explain aim of study, material and method, results, conclusion of study in brief.
Up to 3-6 keywords must be provided in alphabetical order. These keywords should be typed at the end of the abstract.
It should be a concise statement of the background to the work presented, including relevant earlier work, suitably referenced, aim of doing present study. It should be started in a separate page after keywords.
Materials and Methods:
All important materials and equipments, the manufacturer's name should be provided. If previously used method is used it shall be described shortly, citing references. New methods or substantially modified methods may be described in detail. For human and animal studies, author should mention that clearance from ethical committee was taken or not (authors of the article submitted for possible publishing will be fully responsible for any legal action if proper approval of ethical committee is not taken to conduct the study).
Observations and/or Results:
The important results of the work should be clearly stated and illustrated where necessary by tables and/or figures. Same data should not be explained in form of table and graphs. The statistical test used for compiling data and significance level should be stated wherever necessary.
The discussion should state the scope of the results. It should not only be described as results obtained by previous study and present study but it should explain the significance of these studies and their results or interpretations. Results and discussion of the work can also be combined under one section, Results and Discussion.
It should summarize the principal conclusions of the work. This section should not be same as the abstract.
All persons and institutes should be acknowledged who has contributed to the scientific content or provided technical support where required, as well as information regarding funding sources should be provided.
Avoid citing abstracts as references. Each reference should be assigned a number, consecutively in the order of mention in the text. Authors are responsible for ensuring that the information in each reference is complete and accurate. The original number should be reused each time the same reference is cited in the text. The number should be placed in the text as superscripted number, outside the full-stops and commas and inside colons and semi-colons. When multiple references are cited at a given place in the text, use a hyphen to join the first and last numbers that are inclusive and use commas to separate non-inclusive numbers (2-5, 7, 10).
The references should follow the Vancouver style.
- Citing a journal: For example
- Mishra SR, Singh PJ, Agrawal AK. Identification of sex of sacrum of Agra region. J. Anat. Soc. Ind. 2003; 52(2):7-12.
- Geller AC, Venna S, Prout M, et al. Should the skin cancer examination be taught in medical school? Arch Dermatol. 2002; 138(9):1201-03.
- Citing a book: For example
- Personal author(s):
- Carpenter MB. Core text of neuroanatomy. New York: Williams and Wilkins; 1996.
- Gangane SD. Human Genetics. 3rd ed. New Delhi (India): Elsevier Publishers; 2008.
- Editor(s), compiler(s) as author:
- Norman IJ, Redfern SJ, editors. Mental health care for elderly people. New York: Churchill Livingstone; 1996.
- Chapter in a book:
- Phillips SJ, Whisnant JP. Hypertension and stroke. In: Laragh JH, Brenner BM, editors. Hypertension: pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management. 2nd ed. New York: Raven Press; 1995. pp. 465-78.
- Standring S (editor-in-chief) et al. Vascular supply of the brain. In: Gray's Anatomy. The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice. 39th ed. Elsevier Churchill Livingstone; 2005: 270-273, 300-302.
For more details and examples of correct forms of references visit, ICMJE International Committee of Medical Journal Editors,www.icmje.org
Tables should be designed to be as simple as possible. Tables should be self-explanatory without reference to the text. The same data should not be presented in both table and graph forms or repeated in the text. Tables should be prepared in Microsoft Word. Table number should be given above the respective table and be numbered in Arabic number pattern (e.g. Table 2). Table number should be followed by the title of the table.
Figures and photographs should be prepared using applications capable of generating high resolution PNG, JPEG or PowerPoint before pasting in the Microsoft Word manuscript file. Use Arabic numerals to designate figures and upper case letters for their parts (Figure 1. A.)
All scientific papers will be peer reviewed to determine the originality of research.
The review process shall be completed within 3weeks of submission. The editorial decision is final. The editorial board reserves the right to make revisions in the Manuscripts accepted for publication for grammar, punctuation, print style, and format. Page proofs are sent to the corresponding author. The corresponding author is expected to return the corrected proofs within three days. It may not be possible to incorporate corrections received after that period.
Papers must be submitted with the understanding that they have not been published elsewhere and are not currently under consideration by another journal. The Corresponding author is responsible for ensuring that the article's publication has been approved by all the other co-authors. It is also the authors' responsibility to ensure that the articles emanating from a particular institution are submitted with the approval of the necessary institution.
Electronic submission of manuscripts is requested. Whole manuscript text (including title page), tables, and figures should be included in a single Microsoft Word file (97-2003, 2007 compatible).
Authors will be required to pay INR 1500/- (For authors from India) or US$ 50.00 (For authors from countries other than India) for each manuscript accepted before publication.
All rights are reserved with Eternal Publication. All the authors must sign a copyright transfer form sent by Eternal Publication before publication of articles. All articles submitted for publication in Eternal Publication should be original material. The submission should have been made exclusively to Eternal Publication and must not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. The first author should certify to this effect. Any author/s found to falsify or mislead the editors will be disqualified from future submissions to Eternal Publication.
Authors Should Note For Plagiarism:
Copying verbatim text, tables or illustrations from any source (journal article, book, monographs, thesis, Internet/any electronic media or any other published or unpublished material) and passing it as one’s own is considered plagiarism whether or not a reference to the copied portion is given.
Listing the source of copied material under 'References' does not absolve the authors of plagiarism.
If a few lines of text are to be reproduced from any source, 'the author' and 'the source' must be clearly indicated in the text. To reproduce large portions of text, permission from the copyright owner(s) must be obtained and submitted to the Journal.
To reproduce tables or illustrations, permission from the copyright owner(s) must be obtained and a copy of the permission letter must be submitted to the journal. The source must be clearly acknowledged below the table or illustration as required by the copyright owner(s).
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
The Conflict of Interest statement should be given like, "The author(s) declare that they have no conflict of interests." If conflict of interest is there it should be explained in details.
For studies with human subjects include the following:
All procedures followed should be in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975, as revised in 2008. Informed consent should be obtained from all patients for being included in the study.
If doubt exists whether the research was conducted in accordance with the Helsinki Declaration, the authors must explain the rationale for their approach, and demonstrate that the institutional review body explicitly approved the doubtful aspects of the study.
If any identifying information about patients is included in the article, the following sentence should also be included: 'Additional informed consent was obtained from all patients for whom identifying information is included in this article.'
For studies with animals include the following sentence: 'All institutional and national guidelines for the care and use of laboratory animals were followed.'