Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
- The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
- The text of the manuscript is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; Time New Roman font, all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the manuscript.
- Provide a website link to all references for PubMed, PMCID, DOI, Full Text (provide all or as much as available).
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
- If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
Supplementary Files: Please also submit supplementary files along with your manuscript and also go through JNMA Checklist (must read):
1. Forwarding letter 2. Authorship 3. Declaration 4. Manuscript preparation guideline 5. Ethical Approval letter for research article, only
6. Appropriate reporting guideline checklist (for research article, only), please check below for detail
- For Research Article: Authors must check the EQUATOR Network, CONSORT and STROBE sites for any reporting guidelines that apply to your study design and ensure they include any required supporting information recommended by the relevant guidelines. Documentation (checklist) for specific studies should be uploaded as supporting information during manuscript submission.
- For Case Report: Please download Case Report Consent Form, get it signed, keep the original with the patient chart and submit a copy of it.
- Please go through Author Guideline Video | Manuscript Preparation Video, in Nepali language before preparing and submitting to JNMA.
- Please add all co-authors (in stage 3. Enter Metadata) in the list of contributors (add contributor) during the submission process.
JNMA accept researches conducted in the field of basic and clinical medical sciences, medical education, public health, hospital and health care management, allied health sciences and research and publication ethics, with the maximul length of 2500-3500 world (excluding abstract of 250 words).
This section includes report of a case with literature review that includes, an unexpected association between diseases or symptoms, an unexpected event in the course of observing or treating a patient, findings that shed new light on the possible pathogenesis of a disease or an adverse effect, unique or rare feature of a disease, unique therapeutic approaches, approaches to a case report, a patient whose diagnosis was difficult to make, describe changes in one or more patients with chronic conditions over an extended time period, report on two or more patients with similar characteristics who received different interventions and had different outcomes, atypical management of patients with common problems, atypical patient presentations, apply theory to patient or client management, report on an administrative or academic experience.
Case report provides an opportunity for the scientist to work further therefore, we are interested for advance medical science and spawn research; describe rare, perplexing, or novel diagnostic features of a disease state; report therapeutic challenges, controversies, or dilemmas; describe a new approach of treatment and patient care, teach humanistic lessons to the health care professional; review a unique job description of a health care professional that improves patient care; report new medical errors or medication errors; discover a device malfunction that results in patient harm; describe drug adverse effects and patient toxicity; life-threatening adverse events; dangerous and predictable adverse effects that are poorly appreciated and rarely recognized; a therapeutic failure or a lack of therapeutic efficacy; use of life-saving techniques not previously documented; uncover barriers to patient adherence; discover an interaction between a drug and a laboratory test that yields a false-positive or false-negative result; effect of drugs in pregnancy and lactation; use of technology to improve patient outcomes.
Review articles are which summarize the current state of understanding on a topic and analyzes or discuss research previously published by others, rather than reporting new experimental results.
They are very thorough literature reviews that identify historical and current trends in the research, important scholars in the field, foundational articles, major discoveries, gaps in the research (areas for further exploration), and current debates or controversies.
It has to be about 3000 words without counting abstract (200 words) and references (>50 and usually <100).
JNMA accept perspective on undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education. All issues of current interest, including teaching methods, curriculum reform, the training of medical teachers, the selection of entrants and assessment techniques, curriculum development, evaluations of performance, assessment of training needs and evidence-based medicine are accepted, with word limit up to 1500 words excluding abstract of 150 words.
This Viewpoint section invitess articles on issues related to health sciences to raise the voice, awareness, new ideas, thought provoking concepts, and personal expert opinion to improve the health.
Letter to the Editor
The section includes a reaction and issue relating to WJHS, be it a comment relating a recent article, an elaboration of an important discovery, or simply a thought provoking commentary of less than 1000 words without abstract.
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