WRITING GUIDELINES of AMJ ARTICLE

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Author should read the author guidelines and provide the required file before going to the next submission step. Author and all co-authors should fill in the conflict of interest declaration form.

Author can be able submit the article to the system after uploading the cover letter, declaration of conflict interest, and author’s data with title page on pdf format. (The letters can be downloaded in the system or here). Author and co-author(s) should be included because single author is not allowed. Beside submitting the whole article (from title to references) to the system, author should upload the original soft file (incuding Table and Figures) in Microsoft Word format (.doc or .docx). Tables/figures should be converted to image format (.jpg, .jpeg, .png, or .bmp). The tables/figures uploaded to the system should be separated with the article. The article should provide no more than 3500 words (starts from introduction to discussion).

After the article submission succeed, please wait for further notifications from the administrators for the next submission step.     

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Althea Medical Journal (AMJ) is a peer reviewed electronic scientific publication journal which is published every 3 months.

General Instructions

To avoid duplication, AMJ does not receive articles that are already published or submitted to other journals which is proven by signing a declaration letter. We do not receive any articles that contain plagiarism. The author has to make sure that all co-authors have approved the article. If the article is already published in another journal, then its publication in the AMJ will be canceled.

All articles will be discussed by the experts in the appropriate scientific field (peer review) and the editorial board. Article that needs to be revised will be returned to the author. All of these processes are conducted online. Research article must provide evidence that it has been approved by the ethical committee.

Writing article

Manuscript should be typed double-spaced on A4size paper with 4 cm margins on the left and 3 cm margins on the top, right and bottom using Times New Roman with a font size of 12 pt. The length of the article should not exceed 20 pages (3500 words) with the page number on every page until the last page. The acceptable formats are Microsoft Word 97-2003 and 2010 (.doc or .docx files), with a maximum size of 5 MB.

Title page

The title page (page 1, do not number) contains the full title, author’s name with complete title/s, affiliations, name and complete address for correspondence, telephone number, fax number, and email address. Article title should be brief and clear.

Abstract and Key Words

Use the following headings: background, methods, results and conclusions. Please be concise, do not exceed 250 words. Define all acronyms or abbreviations at the first mention and put the acronyms or abbreviations in parentheses. Choose 3-5 key words that could help indexing. Please write the key words in alphabetical order.

Text

Typical main headings include introduction, methods, results and discussion. Please give number in every page. Abbreviations must be defined at first mention.

Tables

Table/s are included in the text and also compiled on a separate page. The table is numbered using Arabic number followed by brief title. Supply a brief heading for each column. Indicate footnotes in this order of*, **, #. Do not use vertical lines between columns. Use horizontal lines above and below the column headings and at the bottom of the table only. Abbreviations used in the table must be defined in a footnote to the table.

Figures

Figure/s are included in the text and also compiled on a separate page. Photos of people who may be recognizable should be accompaniedwith written permission. Figures that have been published previously should be displayed with reference. Figures should be numbered according to the appearance in the text. The maximum number of tables and figures is six.

References

The accuracy of reference data is the responsibility of the author. Cite references in numeric order according to the first mention in the text and write them according to the Vancouver rules. Include the name of the authors with  a maximum of 6 authors. If there are more than six authors, write the names of the first six authors and then add“et al”. The number of references should not exceed 20 with all of them dated from the past 10 years. Only twenty percent of the references should come from textbooks with the rest comes from journals. References from articles that have been received and awaiting publication in a particular magazine  should be written as "in press".

Examples:
Weiss SL, Haymond S, Ralay RH, De Jesus V, Chace DH, Wainwright MS. Evaluation of asymmetric dimethylarginine, arginine and carnitine metabolism in pediatric sepsis. PediatrCrit Care Med.In Press 2012.

Articles in Journal
Standard journal article
Buscail C, Upegui E, Viel JF. Mapping heatwave health risk at the community level for public helath action. Int J Health Geogr. 2012;11(1):38-46.

References with more than six authors:
Sohn YB, Paik KH, Cho HY, Kim SJ, Park SW, Kim ES, et al. Continuous renal replacement therapy in neonates weighing less than 3 kg. Korean J Pediatr. 2012;55(8):286–92.

Organization as a source
WHO. WHO position paper on hepatitis A vaccines.WklyEpidemiol Rec. 2012;87(28/29):261–76.

No author given
Mental care and relief support for victims of the earthquake occurred in eastern part of Japan. Seishin Shinkeigaku Zasshi. 2011;113(9):825–44.

Volume with supplement
Rushton L, Hutchings SJ, Fortunato L, Young C, Evans GS, Brown T, et al. Occupational cancer burden in Great Britain.Br J Cancer. 2012;107(Suppl1):S3–7.

Edition with suplement
North CS, Pollio DE, Smith RP, King RV, Pandya A, Suris Am, et al. Trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder among employees of New York City companies affected by the Spetember 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2011;(5 Suppl 2):S205–13.

Books and Other Monographs
Personal author(s)
Sax PE, Cohen CJ, Kuritzkes DR. HIV essentials 2012. 2nd ed. Burlington: World Headquarters; 2012.

Editor(s)as the author
Baxter R, editor. Acellular dermal matrices in breast surgery, an issue of clinics in plastic surgery. Mountlake Terrace: Saunders; 2012.

Organization as the author
UNAIDS.Meeting the investment challenge tipping the dependency. Geneva: WHO Library Cataloguing Data; 2012.

Chapter in a book
Pignone M, Salazar R. Disease prevention and health promotion. In: Diedrich C, Lebowitz H, Holton B, editors. 2012 current medical diagnosis and treatment. 51st ed. New York: The McGraw-Hill companies; 2012. p. 1–21.

Conference proceedings
Wilson B, Hamilton N, editors. Airborne particulate exposures: the environmental and occupational perspectives. Proceedings of the WSN Mining Health and Safety Conference; 2012 April 17-19; Sudbury. Ontario: Golder Associates; 2012.

Conference paper
Tirilly P, Lu K, Mu X. Predicting modality from text quiries for medical image retrieval. In: Cao Y, Kalpathy-Cramer J, Unay D, editors. MM 11. Proceeding of The 2011 International ACM Workshop on Medical Multimedia Analysis and Retrieval; 2011 Nov 28–Dec 01; Arizona, USA. New York: ACM; 2011. p. 7–12.

Dissertation
Rohim S. Kontruksi diri dan perilaku komunikasi gelandangan di kota Jakarta (Studi fenomenologi terhadap julukan gelandangan “manusia gerobak”) [dissertation]. Bandung: Universitas Padjadjaran; 2012.

Electronic material
Journal article in electronic format
Mahmood OM, Goldenberg D, Thayer R, Migliorini R, Simmons AN, Tapert SF. Adolescents’ fMRI activation to a response inhibition task predicts future substance use. Addictive Behaviors [Online Journal] 2012 [downloaded in 26 September 2012]. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com.


Authors submitarticles via e-mail with a cover letter addressed to the editor in charge at the following addresses:


Althea Medical Journal
Jalan Eijkman No 38, Bandung 40161, Indonesia
Telephone: 022-2032170 ext 1401 or 085103039773
Fax: (022) 2030776
mobile: 08122024935 (Sri Endah Rahayuningsih)
e-mail: chiefeditor.amj@gmail.com
website: http://journal.fk.unpad.ac.id/index.php/amj