Doctor.Ru. To the authors
Only previously unpublished manuscripts which were not forwarded for review by other journals (including online journals) may be accepted for publication. Please email your submissions and accompanying documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. Editor’s office phone: +7 (968) 873-70-27; +7 (495) 580-09-96. Materials are published free-of-charge. The editor’s office gives one free copy of each Journal issue to each published author.
All submissions received by the editor’s office are subject to mandatory review (more details about the review procedure available here). All submissions accepted for publication are subject to scientific and literary review. Decisions to publish articles are taken within 6 months, and the author is informed when it is taken. By submitting his/her article, the author agrees that, if published, all exclusive rights to the article will be transferred to RUSMEDICAL GROUP (founder of the Journal).
The exclusive rights to the article are transferred when the article is accepted for publication in the respective issue.
The author guarantees that he or she legally owns the exclusive rights to the article and that he/she is not bound by any obligations to third parties as regards the exclusive rights to the article. If this guarantee is violated and claims are raised, the author shall settle any claims at his or her own expense. RUSMEDICAL GROUP is not liable to third parties for violations of this guarantee by the author. The author reserves the right to use his or her published material for personal, including scientific and educational purposes.
Maximum length of a submission:
- Descriptions of case history or exchange of experience – 20,000 characters with spaces (12 А4 pages, Word)
- Studies – 25,000 characters with spaces (14 А4 pages, Word)
- Reviews – 35,000 characters with spaces (19 А4 pages, Word)
Manuscript format: Word, Times New Roman, font size: 14, line spacing: 1.5 points; fields: min. 2cm. All pages should be numbered (starting from the first page).
The first (front) page should state the title of the article (max. 100 characters with spaces), the authors’ initials and surnames (the author team may include up to 6 persons, except for multicentre studies), the name of the organisation where the authors work (name in full and city), duplicated in English.
Note. Persons contributing to the article are stated in Acknowledgements.
The abstract should contain the following sections:
- Design (randomised, comparative, etc.)
- Materials and Methods
- Results (stating specific data and their statistical significance)
- Reviews/descriptions of case history or exchange of experience:
- Key Points
The abstract should be followed by keywords: three to five words or phrases for appropriate article cross-indexation.
The total length of the abstract with keywords should not be more than 1,500 characters with spaces for studies and 1,000 characters with spaces for other articles.
Information about contribution.
Author — patient selection, examination and management, thematic publications reviewing;
Author 2 — a set of clinical material, data processing analysis and interpretation, article preparation;
Author 3 — review of critically important material, approval of the manuscript for publication.
The structure of the article should be appropriate for the type of the scientific work.
- Structure of studies:
- Materials and methods: information about the institution where the study was conducted (institution name, chief’s name and academic title), place and time of the study, subject selection procedure (inclusion and exclusion criteria), measurement methods, statistical data presentation and handling, information on informed consent signed by the subjects (their parents or representatives) or on the approval of the study by local ethics committees, if test methods involve animals – confirmation of compliance with the procedures, ethical norms and rules for handling animals as approved in Russia
- Results (only proprietary data)
- Structure of reviews:
- Main part
- For descriptions of case history or exchange of experience:
- Narrative: brief past medical history, physical examination, laboratory and instrumental tests, therapy, results and forecast
Requirements for terms:
- For drugs, the international non-proprietary name is stated; trademarks are acceptable in exceptional cases only
- Unlike proteins, genes are written in italics
- Abbreviations are given in full when mentioned for the first time; the use of abbreviations should be justified
Requirements for illustrations:
- Tables and figures should not contain similar information and should not duplicate data presented in the text
- All tables and figures should be titled and numbered, with references to them in the text
- Proprietary photographic materials should be accompanied with the author’s name and the note ‘Proprietary picture’
- Borrowed tables, figures and photographic materials should have references to sources in the list of references
- In tables, all lines and columns should be clearly marked and titled; figures should be given with units of measurement; no cells should be left empty (a dash should be used when information is unavailable)
- In diagrams, figures and units of measurement for X and Y axes should be given
- Scanned or digital pictures and photographic materials should be of high quality and should have the following parameters: JPEG or TIFF format; resolution: 300 dpi; minimum 8×8 cm
Requirements for references:
- Lists for study and review articles should have a maximum of 30 and 50 references, respectively; publications released in the previous 5 years should prevail; for sample presentations, please see https://journaldoctor.ru
- Lists are generated in the order that references are given in the article
- All references in Russian should be duplicated or transcribed in English; for transcription, please see http://translit.net/ru/bsi/ (in the drop-down box select BSI)
- No more than 2-3 self-citations are allowed
Note. At least 70% of references should have been published during the previous five years. Older publications may be referenced if they are rare or contain highly informative materials.
Submissions should be accompanied with the following documents:
- Referral from the institution (a referral letter) signed by the head or deputy head (scanned copy)
- Consent for publication signed by all authors and stating:
– Article title
– Information about each author: name (in full), membership in the RAS, RAE, scientific degree, academic title, position, place of work (legal structure of the institution or organisation and abbreviated name), post code, address of the place of work, Elibrary.ry SPIN, ORCID (if any), email address
– Phone number of the author
– Information on the source of financing (if any)
– Conflict of interest statement
– Contribution of each author
Note. The editor’s office shall not be responsible for the accuracy of information about authors.
1. Sample presentation of a reference with transcription:
Демидов В. Н., Машинец Н. В., Подуровская Ю. Л., Буров А. А. Врожденная диафрагмальная грыжа плода — возможности ультразвуковой диагностики и прогнозирование постнатального исхода. Акушерство и гинекология. 2014; 4: 38–45. [Demidov V. N., Mashinets N. V., Podurovskaya Yu. L., Burov A. A. Vrozhdennaya diafragmal'naya gryzha ploda — vozmozhnosti ul'trazvukovoi diagnostiki i prognozirovanie postnatal'nogo iskhoda. Akusherstvo i Ginekologiya. 2014; 4: 38–45. (in Russian)]
Климентьева Г.И., Курникова И.А., Кузнецова И.А., Афонова Т.М. Сахарный диабет 2 типа и проблема коморбидной патологии // Кубанский научный медицинский вестник. – 2012. – No1. – С. 81-84. [Klymentyeva GI, Kurnikova IA, Kuznetsova IA, Afonova TM. Type 2 diabetes and and the problem of comorbid pathology. Kubanskii nauchnyi meditsinskii vestnik. 2012;(1):81-84. (in Russian)]
2. Sample presentation of an article in the list of references:
A. G. Kedrova, S. A. Levakov, N. N. Chelnokova, E. V. Kozhurina, S. E. Levakova, A. A. Sarkisova. The role of preventive examination and initial consultations by a doctor in a woman's health clinic in the identification of asymptomatic and latent human papilloma virus infections of the cervix and its monitoring. Gynaecology. 2011;14(1): 56–62.
M. A. Paltsev, G. A. Frank, P. G. Malkov. Standard technological procedures in the morphological examination of bioptic and intraoperational materials. Archives of Pathology. 2011; Exhibit.
3. Sample presentation of a book in the list of references:
V. I. Kulakov, N. D. Selezneva, S. E. Beloglazova. Gynecological surgery guide. М.: MIA; 2006. 640 pages.
A. D. Makatsariya, ed. Thrombohemorrhagic complications in obstetrics and gynecology. М.: MIA; 2011. 496 pages.
A. I. Vorobiev, ed. Haematology guide. V. 3. М.: Newdiamed; 2005. 416 pages.
V. E. Radzinskiy, O. N. Shalaev, Yu. M. Durandin, S. M. Semyatov, L. R. Toktar, L. Ya. Salikova, ed. Pelviperineology: study guide. М.: RUDN; 2008. 256 pages.
4. Sample presentation of a book chapter in the list of references:
V. I. Kiselev, I. A. Apolikhina, E. L. Muyzhnek, E. D. Denisova. Nosotropic approaches to the management of HPV-associated cervix disorders. In: V. N. Prilepskaya, ed. Cervix pathologies and genital infections. М.: MEDpress-inform; 2008: 87-93.
5. Sample presentation of scientific conference materials in the list of references:
АH1/N1 flu epidemic outcomes: Materials of the All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference (with international participants). Chita, 26–27 October 2010. Chita: ChGMA; 2010.
S. I. Rogovskaya, V. N. Prilepskaya, T. N. Bebneva, E. A. Mezhevitonova, R. A. Ivanov, A. V. Solodakhin. Treatment of squamous cell HPV-associated intraepithelial cervix disorders with Genferon. In: G. T. Sukhikh, V. N. Serov, I. A. Apolikhina, ed. Materials of the IV Congress of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Russia. Moscow, 30 September – 2 October 2008 М.; 2008: 463-4.
6. Sample presentation of electronic references:
World Health Organization. Health for All database. (application: dd/mm/yyyy).
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Conflicts of interest
Authors are required to disclose possible or obvious conflicts of interest associated with the article. A conflict of interest may be any situation (financial relations, service or work for institutions with a financial or political interest in the published materials, work duties, etc.) which may have an influence on the author and result in the author concealing, distorting or providing misleading data. A conflict of interest of one or several authors is NOT grounds to refuse to publish an article. If the editorial staff becomes aware of any concealed possible or obvious conflicts of interest, it may refusal to review and publish the article.