All review articles undergo the same peer-review and editorial process as original research reports. They cover a wide variety of clinical and mechanistic areas. In general, the text is limited to 3000 words, with a maximum of 5 figures and 5 tables (total), and up to 80 references.
Original Articles are scientific reports of the results of original clinical research. The text is limited to 3000 words, with an abstract, a maximum of 5 tables and 5 figures, and up to 40 references.
When publishing clinical studies, IJMS aims to comply with the recommendations of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) on trials registration. Therefore, authors are requested to register the clinical trial presented in the manuscript in a public trials registry and include the trial registration number at the end of the abstract. The text is limited to 3000 words, with an abstract, a maximum of 5 tables and 5 figures, and up to 40 references.
Brief Reports usually describe one to three patients or a single family. The text is limited to 2000 words, a maximum of 2 tables and 4 figures, and up to 20 references. They begin with a brief summary of no more than 200 words. The maximum number of authors allowed for case reports is 4.
A case series is a group or series of case reports involving patients who were given similar treatment. Reports of case series usually contain detailed information about the individual patients. This includes demographic information (for example, age, gender, ethnic origin) and information on diagnosis, treatment, response to treatment, and follow-up after treatment. The text is limited to 2000 words, a maximum of 2 tables and 4 figures, and up to 20 references. They begin with a brief summary of no more than 200 words. The maximum number of authors allowed for case series is 4.
Images in Clinical Medicine
The title should contain no more than eight words. No more than two authors may be listed. The legend should contain no more than 400 words. Introduction and discussion are not necessary. Consequently, citing references and creating a bibliography is not needed. Any information that might identify the patient or hospital, including the date, should be removed from the image. The maximum number of authors allowed for Clinical Medicine Images is 2.