Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences (SJKUMS) is a peer reviewed
multi-Disciplinary medical publication scheduled to appear quarterly and
publishes peer review, original articles, review articles and case reports.
/ authors interested in publishing their work in SJKUMS are strongly advised to
read carefully and follow the uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to
1. The corresponding author must submit
a cover letter on behalf of other authors that its publication has been
approved by all its authors and coauthors and has not been previously
published, nor is it under consideration for publication elsewhere.
should comply with the ethical standard recommended by the Helsinki
3. Case reports:
These manuscripts are short reports of original studies or evaluations or
unique, first-time reports of clinical case series. Case reports should have a
structured abstract using the following headings: context, introduction, case
presentation, conclusion and key words.
articles: papers which report any authoritative reviews or descriptions of new
ideas. These types of articles should have the following headings: abstract,
introduction, methodology, discussion, conclusion and references.
manuscript should be written in clear and concise Persian (abstract should be in
English). All manuscripts should typed double-spaced on one side of A4 size paper
and the entire manuscript should not exceed more than ten pages using Microsoft
Word for word processing.
6. Five copies
(1+4) of the compact discs containing the manuscripts should be submitted to
the editorial office.
should include title page, abstract, key words, introduction and materials,
patients, methods, results, discussion, acknowledgement, references, tables,
figures, and legends with regard to page numbering.
8. Title page should
include title, full name (s) of the author (s) and their affiliation (s) and their
contact information including full mailing
address, E-mail, phone and fax numbers.
9. Abstract should
not be more than 250 words and include aim(s), objectives, methods, results,
conclusions and key words.
10. Introduction should
be written on a new page with a brief account of the background work and clear
statement of the aims and purposes.
11. Material and methods section should list
materials and sources and concisely describe methods and procedures used.
12. Results: Legends for graphs and illustrations
should be written on separate pages. Tables should be numbered with roman
numerals and a brief title should be typed above each table. Figures / tables
should not be larger than 18 x 12 cm.
13. Discussion: the
discussion should be as concise as possible and be based on the data presented.
section should include any grant or support received.
the authors are responsible for the accuracy of the bibliographic information.
References should be numbered in the order of text citations. References must
conform to the Vancouver Style.
16. The right is
reserved to incorporate any changes deemed necessary by the editorial board to
make contributions harmonize with the editorial standards of the journal.
receiving the manuscript, it is subject to peer review by at least two renowned
experts on the subject, then it will be sent to the corresponding author for
proposed modifications and the new version of the manuscript will be peer
reviewed for a second time. Finally the editorial board will decide to accept
or reject the article.