Cover letter with signed by all authors
Source of funding
Conflicts of interest
Complete Names with initials
Corresponding Author with e-mail address
dentity (Name of the institution) should not be revealed in the manuscript except title page
Margins 2.5 cm from all four sides
Title page contains all the desired information. Running title provided (not more than 50 characters)
Abstract page contains the full title of the manuscript
Structured abstract provided for an original article
Key words provided (three or more)
Introduction of 75-100 words
Headings in title case (not ALL CAPITALS or underlined).
References cited in square brackets with superscript. References according to the journal's instructions
Uniformly American English
Abbreviations spelt out in full for the first time. Numerals from 1 to l0 spelt out. Numerals at the beginning of the sentence spelt out.
No repetition of data in tables and graphs and in text.
Actual numbers from which graphs drawn, provided. Graphs should be in editable format.
Figures necessary and of good quality (colour); table and figure numbers in Arabic letters (not Roman).
Labels pasted on back of the photographs (no names written); Composite figures are encouraged for case reports, materials and methods etc. to reduce the number of figures.
Figure legends provided (not more than 40 words)
Patients' privacy maintained, (if not permission taken)
Credit note for borrowed figures/tables provided Manuscript provided on a floppy (with single spacing)
Contributors' Form (to be modified as applicable and one signed copy attached with the manuscript.