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1. Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work.
2. The acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work
3. Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content
4. Final approval of the version to be published
5. Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved.
Contributors who are not involved in all the above could not be included in the authors list but should be acknowledged. The contribution of each author should be clearly disclosed.
The corresponding author is supposed to take responsibility of the manuscript submission and be in contact with the editorial office throughout the publication process and after publication to respond to critiques of the work and cooperate with any requests from the journal for data or additional information should questions about the paper arise after publication.
Cover letter is mandatory for the manuscript submission and the letter should include the importance of your manuscript and reasons to publish your manuscript in the particular journal. Authors should fill the cover letter before submitting the article, as it is an opportunity for the them to highlight the significance of their research and concept to journal editors. It also justifies the relevance of the manuscript to the target journal. Make a thorough check with the submission guidelines mentioned in submit manuscript page (before submission) so that it will be helpful to the scientific community to publish original and genuine articles.
SciFed Publishers follows strict plagiarism policy and do not encourage any kind of plagiarism. Manuscripts containing plagiarized text more than ten percentage will be rejected and the decision will be at the discretion of the editor. We recommend the authors to check the manuscript for plagiarism using licensed software.
SciFed Publishers encourages authors to suggest six peer reviewers to reduce the peer review time, however the selection of the reviewers depends on the editor. Authors can also provide list of candidates to exclude from the review process.
Manuscript should be submitted in the MS word and PDF formats only. Tables and Figures with appropriate figure legends are to be submitted as separate files. Figures should be clear with high resolution in the JPEG, JPG, TIFF formats.
Entire Manuscript should be in font Times New Roman and size 12. The bold should be used for sub headings and sub sub headings. Entire text should be justified.
Title page should accommodate the meaningful title, author names, details of the corresponding author, disclaimers, funding support, word count, tables and figures count and conflict of interest statement.
All types of manuscripts except editorial and letter to editors should contain structured abstract of 250 words. In case of original research manuscripts, the abstract should provide the background of the study, materials and methods used, results obtained, discussion and conclusion. In case or reviews, the aim of the review should be clearly stated and how the review was performed is to be mentioned.
Minimum six keywords which describes the manuscript should be provided here
All the abbreviations which are used in the text should be elaborated here.
This section should provide background for the study that is, the nature of the problem and its significance. The research objective and the hypothesis tested by, the study should be clearly mentioned. Every sentence should be properly cited with pertinent references and unnecessary data should be avoided.
The materials, equipment and procedures used in the study should be provided in detail. The established methods including statistical methods must be properly referenced. If any new methods are used, they are to be supported by the proper reasons and their limitations should be evaluated. Standard protocols should be credited with appropriate references. Any information related to clinical trials including the number of patients, the drugs, doses and routes of administration should be clearly mentioned.
The most important findings should be presented first and the data can be reported in the form of tables and figures. The big data/large data should be represented in the graphs. Do not repeat all the data in the tables and figures in the text. Lay emphasis only on the most important observations. The data which obstructs the flow of the text can be produced as supplementary materials.
The discussion should be started by briefly summarizing the main findings, and investigate possible mechanisms for these findings. The new and important aspects of the study should be clearly emphasized. Compare and contrast the results with other relevant studies, state the limitations of the study, and explore the implications of the findings for future research and for clinical practice. Don’t repeat the statements already mentioned in the introduction and other parts of the manuscript.
References of articles, books, conferences, blogs, and websites, should be organized in this section. The reference should contain names of the authors, title of the referenced article/book, name of the journal/publisher, year of publication, volume number/edition and page number. References are numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first cited in the text. Inline references are not allowed and the reference numbers should be mentioned in the text (in parenthesis) in an order. The conference abstracts, unpublished materials (submitted manuscripts), and personal communication should not be referenced unless it provides very essential information. We suggest authors to use electronic tools like zotero, endnote to manage the references in correct format.
Tables and Figures
Tables and figures should be uploaded in separate word document. Tables should have a short descriptive title, should be numbered using Arabic numerals, and should be cited in the text. Symbols and abbreviations represented in the table should be explained in footnotes below the table. For example,‘The results from the In-Vitro dissolution testing are presented in Table 1’. Figures of high resolution in the formats of JPEG, TIFF and PNG should be submitted. A suitable title and short explanation should be provided in the figure legend. Figures should be numbered using Arabic numerals and cited in the text.
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