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 REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ARTICLES

I. General requirements for the works

1. For the print are accepted complete unpublished previously scientific articles in all areas of clinical medicine and pharmacy, descriptions of clinical cases from practice, lections, literature and other reviews, short reports, etc., which are not pending for publication in other editions.

2. Language of works: Ukrainian, Russian, English and German.

3. Scientific articles must include:

3.1. Stating of the problem in general and its connection with the important scientific or practical tasks;

3.2. Analysis of the recent researches and publications initiating the solution of the described problem; singling out the unsolved earlier parts of the general problem, to which the article is devoted;

3.3. Indication of the aim and the tasks of the article;

3.4. Presentation of the main materials of the research with a thorough reasoning of the obtained scientific results;

3.5. Conclusions and prospects for further research in this area.

II. Requirements for the writing and arrangement of the scientific articles

1. In the headline of the article:

1.1. Name of rubric for which the article is assigned;

1.2. Title of the article (short, specific, without abbreviations);

1.3. The initials and surname of the author (-s), place of work. If the authors work at different establishments – they should be personalized with marks 1, 2, 3 …;

1.4. Photographs (electronic, color, on white background, with a resolution of 500 dpi) of the first author, if there are only two authors – two photographs;

2. Requirements to the writing of the text:

2.1. Original article should consist of the following sections highlighted in semi-bold: 1) introduction (actuality of the problem); 2) aim of the research; 3) material and methods used in the study with specifying the method (-s) of the statistical processing of the material; 3) results of the research and their discussion; 4) conclusions; 5) references.

Other articles (clinical observations, lectures, reviews, articles on history of medicine, etc.) can be designed differently.

Clinical case reporting requirements are regulated by the CARE standard (http://www.carestatement.org), randomized trials reporting requirements – by the ONSORT standart (http://www.consort-statement.org). Standards and guidelines for all types of medical research and branches of medicine can be found at http://www.equator-network.org.

2.2. All the denotations of measures, physical quantity units should be presented according to the International System of Units (SI), terms – according to the International Anatomical and Histological Nomenclature, diseases – according to the ICD-10, names of pharmaceutical drugs (PD) – beginning with the small letter (active substance) according to the State Pharmacopoeia (XXI).
2.3. In experimental fragments of the research it should be stated about the compliance with «The rules of conducting the works using experimental animals».

2.4. If there are the clinical works, it should be stated whether the methodology of their conduction complied with the Helsinki Declaration (1975), its revision in 1983 and coordinated with the Ethics Committee.

2.5. The text should be printed on a standard sheet (format A4 210.0×297.0 mm) in Microsoft Word editor, typed Times New Roman Cyr, size 14, leading to 1,5 intervals; upper, lower, right, left fields – 2.0 cm.

2.6. Provided the name of the disease, organ or method that is frequently used, after its initial use it is practical to create an abbreviation and further to write it in the text.

2.7. Do not use the forced and manual word wrapping. Pages should be numbered. References in the text have to be indicated by a figure in square brackets, in case it refers to the specific pages in the cited edition, it should be indicated that these are the page numbers, and not the number of the position in the list of references, for example [1, p. 20].

2.8. Tables are to be presented directly in the text after the paragraphs which contains the link to them. Each table must have a title written in a language of work (without abbreviations), which should be written in a separate line through the center above the table. Above the headline to the right, also in a separate line, the word «Table» and its ordinal number (in Arabic figures) has to be written. Notes and footnotes to the tables are to be printed below them.

2.9. All the illustrative materials (photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, graphs, etc.) should be marked as “Fig.” and should be located in the text after the link on them and are to be numbered in the same order as they are mentioned in the article. Patients’ photographs are to be submitted after signing of their written consent. Chemical and mathematical formulas have to be typed in or inserted. Structural formulas should be executed as pictures. Captions should be typed separately from the figures and numbered according to the numbers of the figures, placed directly under them and should start with the word «Fig.» and its ordinal number (using Arabic figures). The type size of the text on illustrations should be no bigger than 8, numbered on the back of the illustration using a soft ordinary pencil, and the following information should be indicated: the ordinal number of place in the text, the surname of the first author, paper title, labels «top», «bottom». If the figure or table, for whatever reason cannot be inserted into the text, it is advisable to place a square with the number of table or figure by hand in the margins of the script in front of the place of their desired location.

3. Reference list in alphabetical order (using Vancouver style):

  Scheme Example

Article from a journal
(1-6 authors)

Surname1 Іnitials1, Surname 2 Іnitials 2,

Surname 3 Іnitials 3, Surname 4 Іnitials 4,

Surname 5 Іnitials 5, Surname 6 Іnitials 6.

Title of the article. Title of the journal. Date of the publication; Number of the volume (Number of the issue): Pages.

Petitti DB, Crooks VC, Buckwalter JG, Chiu V. Blood pressure levels before dementia. Arch Neurol. 2005 Jan 12;62(1):112-6.

 

 

Article from a journal
(7 and more authors)

Surname1 Іnitials1, Surname 2 Іnitials 2,

Surname 3 Іnitials 3, Surname 4 Іnitials 4,

Surname 5 Іnitials 5, Surname 6 Іnitials 6, etc.

Title of the article. Title of the journal. Date of the publication; Number of the volume (Number of the issue): Pages.

Hallal AH, Amortegui JD, Jeroukhimov IM, Casillas J, Schulman CI, Manning RJ, et al. Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography accurately detects common bile duct stones in resolving gallstone pancreatitis. J Am Coll Surg. 2005 Jun 12;200(6):869- 75.

Baturyn SA, Diachenko NKh, Lozhkin RN, Ilchenko AS, Kuriata LD, Shumko VH, et al. Rozrobka matematychnoi modeli vidkladannia sazhi u filtri vidpratsovanykh haziv avtomobilia. Visnyk ZhDTU. Ser.: Tekhn. Nauky. 2013 Hrud 18; 4(67):75-9.

Article from a journal
(оnline)
Surname Іnitials. Title of the article. Title of the journal [Іnternet]. Date of the publication [Date of citing]; Number of the volume (Number of the issue): Pages. Available: URL DOI

Stockhausen L, Turale S. An explorative study of Australian nursing scholars and contemporary scholarship. J Nurs Scholarsh [Internet]. 2011 Mar [cited 2013 Feb 19];43(1):89-96. Available from: http://search.proquest.com.ezproxy.lib.monash.edu. au/docview/858241255

Kanneganti P, Harris JD, Brophy RH, Carey JL, Lattermann C, Flanigan DC. The effect of smoking on ligament and cartilage surgery in the knee. Am J Sports Med [Internet]. 2012 Dec [cited 2013 Feb 19];40(12):2872-8. Available from: http://ajs.sagepub.com/content/40/12/2872 DOI: 10.1177/0363546512458223

Book Surname Initials. Title of the book. Number of the edition*. Place of the edition: Editor; Year of edition. Number of pages.

 *if not the first

Carlson BM. Human embryology and developmental biology. 4th ed. St. Louis: Mosby; 2009. 541 p.

Venttsel ES. Systemy obrobky informatsii. Kyiv: Politekhnika; 1992. 552 s.

Book by editors Surname of the editor Initials, editor. Title of the book. Number of the edition*. Place of the edition: Editor; Year of edition. Number of pages.

**if not the first

O’Campo P, Dunn JR, editors. Rethinking social epidemiology: towards a science of change.

Dordrecht: Springer; 2012. 348 p.

Part of a book Surname Initials. Title of the book. Number of the edition.

Place of the edition: Editor; Year of edition. Number of a section; pages in the section.

Speroff L, Fritz MA. Clinical gynecologic endocrinology and infertility. 7th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2005. Chapter 29, Endometriosis; p. 1103-33.

Еlectronic Book Surname Initials. Title of web-page [Іnternet]. Place of the edition: sponsor of the web-site/Editor; Year of edition [date of citing]. Number of pages.

Available: URL DOI:

Schiraldi GR. Post-traumatic stress disorder sourcebook: a guide to healing, recovery, and growth [Internet]. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2000 [cited 2006 Nov 6]. 446 p. Available from: http://books.mcgraw- hill.com/ getbook.php?isbn=0071393722&template=#toc DOI: 10.1036/0737302658
Аutoreferat or dissertation Surname Initials. Title of the work [type of the work].

Place of the edition: The institution in which the work is printed; Year of the edition. Number of pages.

O’Brien KA. The philosophical and empirical intersections of Chinese medicine and western medicine [dissertation]. Melbourne, AU; Monash University; 2006. 439 p.

Shvachka MT. Vlastyvisti rozviazkiv skholastychnykh dyferentsialno-funktsionalnykh rivnian z neskinchenoiu pisliadiieiu [dysertatsiia]. Chernivtsi: Cherniv. nats. un-t; 2014. 68 s.

Аutoreferat
or dissertation (оnline)
Surname Initials. Title of the work [type of the work in Internet]. Place of the edition: Editor; Year of the edition. [cited Date].

Available: URL DOI:

Bianchi M. Multiscale fabrication of functional materials for regenerative medicine [dissertation on the internet]. Bologna, IT: University of Bologna; 2011. [cited 2012 Dec 07]. Available from: http://ezproxy.lib.monash.edu.au/login?url=ht tp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-22881-0
Materials of the conferences (published: author/editor) Surname Initials. Title of the material. In: Surname of the editor Initials, editor. Title of the issue. Materials of the conference Title; Date of the conference; Place of the conference. Place of the edition: Editor; Year of edition. pages.

or

Surname of the editor Іnitials, editor(s). Title of the issue. Title of the materials of the conference; Date of the conference; Place of the conference. Place of the edition: Editor; Year of edition.

Grassby AJ. Health care in the multi-cultural society. In: Walpole R, editor. Rural Health. Proceedings of the Rural Health Conference of the Royal Australian College of General Practioners; 1978; Melbourne.

Melbourne, AU: The Royal Australian College of Practioners; 1979. p. 49-50.

 

Harris AH, editor. Economics and health. Proceedings of the 19th Australian Conference of Health Economists; 1997 Sep 13-14; Sydney, AU. Kensington (AU): School of Health Services Management, University of New South Wales; 1998.

Materials of the conferences (electronic: author/editor) Surname Initials. Title of the material. In: Title of the conference [Іnternet]; Date of the conference; Place of the conference. Place of the edition: Editor; Date of the edition [cited Date]; Pages. Murphy KA. Safe at heart: an empowerment approach to relationship abuse prevention. In: Connecting Research and Practice in Relationships [Internet]; 2009 Nov 7-8; QUT Kelvin Grove Campus, AU. Melbourne (AU): Australian Psychological Society; 2009 [cited 2012 Dec 18]; p. 28-34. Available from: http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary; dn=203435761811048;res=IELHEA
or

Surname of the editor Initials, editor. Title of the issue [Іnternet].

Materials of the conference Title; Date of the conference; Place of the conference. Place of the edition: Editor; [cited Date].

Available: URL або Title of the database.

 

Bashook PG, Miller SH, Parboosingh J, Horowitz SD, editors. Credentialing physician specialists: a world perspective [Internet]. Proceedings; 2000 Jun 8-10; Chicago. Evanston (IL): American Board of Medical Specialties, Research and Education Foundation; [cited 2006 Nov 3]. 221 p. Available from: http://www.abms.org/publications.asp

 

Еlectronic resource (web-site) Surname Initials or the Title of the Organization. Title of the page [Іnternet]. Place of the edition: Editor; Date or year of the edition [updated Date; cited Date]. Available: URL Diabetes Australia. Diabetes globally [Internet]. Canberra ACT: Diabetes Australia; 2012 [updated 2012 June 15; cited 2012 Nov 5]. Available from: http://www.diabetesaustralia.com.au/en/ Understanding-Diabetes/Diabetes-Globally/
Government and technical reports
(print)
Surname Initials. Title of the report. Place of the edition: Editor; Date of the edition. Number of pages. Number of the report. Rowe IL, Carson NE. Medical manpower in Victoria. East Bentleigh (AU): Monash University, Department of Community Practice; 1981. 35 p. Report №: 4.

Nelin YeN. Vysokovyribni rezonansno-tunelni krystalopodibni prystroi obrobky syhnaliv. Kyiv: NTUU “KPI”; 2011. 119 s. D/b №2332-p.

Government and technical reports (electronic) Surname Initials. Title of the report. [Іnternet]. Place of the edition: Editor; Date of the edition [cited Date]. Number of pages. Number of the report. Available: URL DOI Li Z, Zeki R, Hilder L, Sullivan EA. Australia’s mothers and babies 2010 [Internet]. Canberra (AU): AIHW; 2012 [cited 2012 Dec 18]. 132 p. Cat. No.: PER 57.

Available from: http://aihw.gov.au/publication- detail/?id=60129542376

Patent Surname of the inventor Initials, inventor; title of the assignee, assignee. Title of the invention. Number of the patent*. Date of publication.

*to mention the country

Pagedas AC, inventor; Ancel Surgical R&D Inc., assignee. Flexible endoscopic grasping and cutting device and positioning tool assembly. United States patent 20020103498. 2002 Aug 1.

Hlukhov OZ, Kharkhota HI, Ahurova IV, Prokhorova SI, vynakhidnyky; Donetsky botanichny sad NAN Ukrainy, patentovlasnyk. Sposib vykorystannia halofitiv dlia demineralizatsii edafotopiv tekhnohennykh zemel. Patent Ukainy № 83384. 2013 Ver 10.

In the references of the original works (for the last five to eight years) – up to 15 sources, in reviews – up to 50 sources (50.0 % written not more than five years ago). Each source should be written on a separate line. Links to the bibliographical sources (number) in the text have to be written in square brackets. Author is responsible for the authenticity of the bibliographic data.

4. Annotations in two languages (structured, dividing into the actuality (background), aim, material and methods of the research, results of the research, conclusions, keywords). If the article is in Ukrainian so the short (up to 1 page, 29-30 lines, up to 1 500 symbols) abstract in Ukrainian and Russian and also extended (up to 2 pages; 58-60 lines, up to 3 000 symbols) English or German abstract; if in Russian – short abstracts in Ukrainian and Russian (up to 1 page, 29-30 lines, up to 1 500 symbols) and also extended (up to 2 pages; 58-60 lines, up to 3 000 symbols) English or German abstract; if in English or German – short abstracts in Ukrainian and Russian (up to 1 page, 29-30 lines, up to 1 500 symbols) and also extended (up to 2 pages; 58-60 lines, up to 3 000 symbols) English or German abstract is needed;

4.1. Keywords (from 3 to 10 words or word-combination in the language of annotation).

5. The volume of the original article 10–20 p., of the review, topical article – up to 30 p., of short reports – 7–10 p. The articles larger in volume are accepted for consideration only on the basis of the decision of the editorial board.

6. At the end of the article, the information about the conflicts of interest (for example, the work is done with the support of the company N) and the participation of each author in writing the article (the concept and design of the research; the collection of material; processing of material; statistical processing of data; writing text; editing, etc.) must be noticed.

7. Address, phone number, e-mail of one of the authors to be published in the journal (optionally) with the pointing ORCID ID if available.

III. Requirements for submission of the work to the editorial office:

1. Request letter signed by the director;

2. Two copies of the author’s original text of the article (A4 format on one side of a sheet). The second copy personally signed by the author (-s) with a countersignature of the head of the institution in which it was carried out confirming the right for publication. Also have to be added – copies of the certificates of authorship, patents, and certificates registering rationalization proposals, which are mentioned in the script;

3. Electronic version of the work (on magnetic medium or sent by e-mail). One text file on the CD-R or DVD-R (with writing speed of min. 4x) must be formatted into Microsoft Word 2003. The name of the file should be written in Latin letters according to the first author’s surname and noted on the cover of the disc. If there is an image file on a disk, then illustrations, photographs are to be submitted in separate files in TIFF, JPEG, CDR format with image resolution no less than 500 dpi, formulas – formatted in Microsoft Equation, graphs and charts – in Microsoft Graph and Excel. Figures (sketches, diagrams, graphs, charts, drawings, maps, etc.) in black and white variant or in a grayscale; if needed – in color, background – white, without a frame;

4. Conclusion of the Committee of Experts on the possibility of publication (according to the «Regulations on the procedure for preparing materials for open publishing». Kyiv, 1992);

5. The completed form for licensing terms of use of a scientific article (appendix 1).

6. Information about the author(-s) on a separate sheet (and in the file after the article that has to be duplicated in the COPY directory): surname, full name, paternal name, scientific degree and title, professional status, address, phone number, fax, e–mail, ORCID ID if available.

For the authors’ attention

1. Works that do not meet the above requirements are not accepted by the editorial offices, the originals, which were not accepted for publication cannot be returned to the authors;

2. All the articles are reviewed incognito by the experts of the different scientific direction. Editors reserve the right for their scientific and literary editing. If necessary, work may be returned to the authors for correcting

3. Author(-s) is (are) fully responsible for the content and authenticity of the publication, and advertisers – for the advertising content;

4. Honorarium is not paid to the author, after publishing the editorial office has all the copyrights, without its permission the reprint of works is prohibited;

5. Publication of the materials in the journal is paid: one page in A4 format (29 lines at interval of 1.5) – $ 4,0 at the rate of the National Bank of Ukraine + $ 4,0 USD (at the rate of National Bank of Ukraine) for the article’s DOI index received using CrossRef.

Materials can be sent to the editorial office by:

1. Sending by mail to the address: editorial office of the journal «Lviv Clinical Bulletin», ground floor of the therapeutic clinic of Lviv Regional Clinical Hospital, 4 Nekrasova Street, Lviv 79010, Ukraine.

2. Forwarding using e-mail address: “lkvisnyk@gmail.com”.

3. Hanging over to the executive secretary – Associate Professor Abrahamovych Ulyana Orestivna, office «LCB», address: editorial office of the journal «Lviv Clinical Bulletin», ground floor of the therapeutic clinic of Lviv Regional Clinical Hospital, 4 Nekrasova Street, Lviv, 79010, Ukraine.

To apply your article for the publication:

Tel./Fax: +38(032) 260-15-56; tel. +38(032) 278-63-86; +38(067) 757-21-09.