Journal "Medicni perspektivi" is included to the list of scientific journals, publishing results of dissertation research for obtaining candidate’s or doctoral degree (Resolution of Presidium of HAC of Ukraine 1-05/1 from 10.02.2010) as well as in a number of domestic and foreign information systems and databases (international scientific database Russian Science Citation Index (RSCI), Index Copernicus). To be in conformity with the foregoing authors should observe the following instructions:
The article should reveal actuality of the problem, have a high level of scientific significance and novelty, to be of a high methodologic and methodic quality, source of reliable scientific data, correspond to the scope of the journal, be approved by committee on bioethics.
Manuscript submitted must have visa of the supervisor of studies and official directive from the institution, submitting the manuscript (round seal), and definition if the manuscript is a part of dissertation research. On a separate page – information about the authors (last name, first name, middle name, post, academic degree, place of work, address, phone number, E-mail).
Manuscript must be signed by all authors, they must sign a form transferring copyright ownership of the manuscript to "Medicni perspektivi" (each author signs form individually, with his/her signature). Under these conditions editorial board has the right to publish and present the article on the site of the journal.
Editorial board controls over quality of manuscripts observing transparency and standards of reviewing. All manuscripts are subject to anonymous (blind) editorial or outside peer review. Author will be notified about peer review decision. Editorial board reserves the right to shorten and edit accepted manuscripts. Time of manuscript submission is submission of the final revised version. Manuscript is sent to the Editorial board (2 copies) in printed form with mandatory electronic version. Manuscripts submitted by E-mail are not considered. Manuscripts are accepted for publication in case of annual subscription to "Medicni perspektivi" journal (subscription index – 40512).Articles are published in Ukrainian, Russian or English, up to 10 pages, review article – up to 15 pages. Article should be typed 1 and half spaced, Times New Roman with ample margin (4 cm) in the left. On the margins places where author contemplates to submit figures or other illustrative material are defined.
The Title page must include:
2) Full name of the author(s);
3) Full title of the manuscript;
4) Department and institution affiliation of the author(s);
5) The complete postal address for correspondence;
If there are more than one author, every name and affiliation of the author is indexed in figure. If all the authors work in the same department, there is no need to define place of work of each author. This piece of information should be both in Ukrainian (Russian) and English. Authors’ full name must be transliterated by BGN system (Board of Geographic Names).
Arrangement of original papers: summary (Russian language if article is in Ukrainian and vice versa and in English) and key words (language of the article and English), brief introduction, covering state of the art and aim of the work, material s and methods, results and their discussion, conclusion itemized, references. All methods used in the research and analysis of the data obtained should be mentioned, with obligatory references to generally-known ones. If methods used are not widespread, it is advisable to describe them in details and make references. Style of writing should be academic science-based, text must be concise, neat, without long prologue and repetitions. Together with generally accepted abbreviations of physical, chemical metric mass units, terms, abbreviations of word-combinations often repeated in the article are permitted. All designations and abbreviations must be expanded when first mentioned in the text. Dose of medicinal agents, their units should be given according to International System of Units (SI units), medical terms – according to International anatomical and histologic nomenclature, name of the disease – according to International Classification of Diseases, 10-th revision, medicinal agents – according to State Pharmacopeia (X,XI). Names of firms and apparatuses should be given in original transcription.
Author’s summary (annotation) – the main source of information in domestic and foreign information systems and databases, indexing the journal. Summary must present only factual results of the research, be neat and informative as for aim, materials, methods and main results, 0,75 of page.
Arrangement of summary: title of the article and author’s initials, name, affiliation of the author(s), postal address, E-mail, contents. Summary must be followed by key words (3-8) in accordance with MeSH standard, making it possible to be classified in computed search systems.
List of references must follow Journal’s style and be in accordance with National Standards of Ukraine (DSTU 7.1:2006), Form 23, confirmed by the Order of HAC of Ukraine from May 29, 2007 N342 (e.g. Bulletin of HAC of Ukraine.-2009.-N5.- P 26-30). List of references should be in alphabetical order. Total number must not exceed 10-15 for original articles and 50 – for review articles in 40% (not less) - foreign publications over the last 5-7 years. Bibliographic references in the article are given in quadrate bracketed number. References on unpublished articles, dissertations, text-books, working papers of WHO are inadmissible, on “electronic resources” – undesirable. Following the new rules, considering international citation systems like Web of Science and Scopus, References are included in English language block, they must be transliterated, i.e. submitted not only in original language but in Latin (Roman) alphabet. Due to this, authors of publications must submit references in two forms:
- List of references – in original language (Russian and Ukrainian – in Cyrillic alphabet, English language – Latin alphabet). VAK.in.ua
- References (Latin alphabet) in full repeats the list of literature: authors (transliterated by BGN system), English translation of title of article, title of the source (transliterated by BGN system), imprint. References are submitted in accordance with International bibliography standard NLM – National Library of Medicine (e.g. Author AA, Author BB, Author CC. Title of article. Title of Journal. 2005, 10(2):49-53).
Editorial Board has developed technology “references” with the usage of automatic transliteration, presented on the site of "Medicni perspektivi".
If there is a DOI in the article, it is mandatory to indicate its identifier in the list of references.
Form Search DOI online Crossref system
Format of text files: doc, rtf. Electronic versions of manuscripts (including tables and figures) must be typed on standard on one side only of A4 paper vertically. Diagrams, charts and graphs must be distinct, of good quality, black and white, with MS WORD (Microsoft Graph) or with MS EXCEL. Tables are in MS WORD.
Manuscript must not be under simultaneous consideration by any other publication. Material not following principles of publication ethics and bioethics are not accepted. It is the author’s responsibility for reliability of the material presented in the manuscript. Editorial Board reserves the right to correct mistakes in terminology and style, to remove unnecessary illustrations. Editorial Board does not pay author’s fee. Manuscripts submitted, that do not correspond to the rules of their submission to the Journal "Medicni perspektivi" are returned to the author for his/her request only, without consideration by the editors.