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  Check List

 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

  Presentation and Format

 Double spacing
 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
 Abstract provided
 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

  Language and Grammar

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.

  Tables and Figures

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.

  News & Updates

SAODS delightfully welcomes the authors for submission of articles towards the upcoming issue.

Authors will be issued a "Publication Certificate" as a mark of appreciation for publishing their work.