Advances in Medical and Dental Research (AMDR) is an open access, international, peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary medical journal. The journal's full text is available online at [www.amdrjournal.com]. The journal allows free access to its contents. Advances in Medical and Dental Research (AMDR) is dedicated to publishing research in medical and allied sciences from all disciplines and therapeutic areas of medical science or practice.Types of articles
The types of articles accepted include original research articles, review articles, editorial, case reports, short communications, images in medical practice, clinical problem solving etc. It is published half yearly (January-June and July-December, 2 issues per year). AMDR complies with the uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals, issued by the International Committee for Medical Journal Editors. Manuscripts can be submitted on the understanding that the work is not previously published or under consideration for publication elsewhere.Authorship
All authors should have made substantial contributions to all of the following: (1) the conception and design of the study, or acquisition of data, or analysis and interpretation of data, (2) drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content, (3) final approval of the version to be submitted.Manuscript Submission
Advances in Medical and Dental Research (AMDR) accepts manuscript submissions as an e-mail attachment to email@example.com. There is no need to send a hard copy. Submission of a manuscript implies that the work described has not been published before; that it is not under consideration for publication anywhere else; that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any. The AMDR will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation.Style of manuscript:
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British English or American English spelling and terminology may be used in article. Contributors who are not native English speakers are strongly encouraged to ensure that a colleague fluent in the English language, if none of the authors is so, has reviewed their manuscript. The journal has an option to facilitate language correction on manuscripts if the Authors are not sure about the correctness of manuscript grammar and spelling.
Manuscript should be written in clear, concise and grammatically correct English. Indent new paragraphs. The manuscript should be presented in the following order:Title page
The title represents the subject matter of the manuscript. The title should be brief and comprehensive.Abstract
A structured abstract (ie, an abstract with distinct labeled sections e.g. Introduction, methods, results, discussion; for rapid comprehension) not more than 250 words in length, should be provided with 3-5 keywords. Keywords should be the listed terms in the medical subject’s headings (MeSH) of the Index Medicus, to help in easy indexing. The abstract should not contain any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references. Usually, the abstract summarizes the work reported and does not contain background information or speculative statements.Key Words
Please provide 3-5 key words.Introduction
This section should argue the case for your study, outlining only essential background, but should not include either the findings or the conclusions. It should not be a review of the subject area, but should finish with a clear statement of the question being addressed. Please provide a context for the report with respect to previous work done in the field. The literature should be cited. Please do not insert page number in your manuscript with MS Word insert page facility.Materials and Methods
Please provide sufficient methodological details to allow a competent person to repeat the work.Results
Present your results in a logical sequence in the text, tables, and figures, giving the main or most important findings first. Do not repeat in the text all the data in the tables or figures; emphasize or summarize only important observations.Discussion and Conclusions
The purpose of the discussion is to present a brief and pertinent interpretation of the results against the background of existing knowledge. Normally a comparison between your results and results from previous works should be given in the Discussion. Any assumptions on which conclusions are based must be stated clearly. The main conclusions should be conveyed in a final paragraph with a clear statement of how the study advances knowledge and understanding in the fieldAcknowledgements
Collate acknowledgements in a separate section at the end of the article and do not, therefore, include them on the title page, as a footnote to the title or otherwise. When the work included in a paper has been supported by a grant from any source, this must be indicated. A connection of any author with companies producing any substances or apparatus used in the work should be declared. All contributors who do not meet the criteria for authorship as defined above should be listed in an acknowledgements section. Examples of those who might be acknowledged include a person who provided purely technical help, writing assistance, or a department chair who provided only general support. Authors should disclose whether they had any writing assistance and identify the entity that paid for this assistance.Declarations
This information must also be inserted into your manuscript under the acknowledgements section with the headings below. If you have no declaration to make please insert the following statements into your manuscript:
Conflict of interest: None declared
Figures: You must also supply high-quality images and tables. Figure and table legends should be supplied.
Tables: Number in order of mention in the text and Table should be in text form not shown as an image.References
At the end of the article, a list of references should be included. In general, the number of references should not exceed 40 for original articles, 40 for review articles and 20 for case reports. The authors are responsible for the accuracy and completeness of the references and their citations in the text.
References should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text. References in text, tables and legends should be identified by superscript Arabic numerals at the end of the sentence outside any punctuation. If several different studies or papers are cited within one sentence, the number should be placed where it will accurately identify the correct study.
The names of authors in the text should concur with the reference list.
References cited only in tables or in legends to figures should be numbered in accordance with a sequence established by the first identification in the text of the particular table or illustration
Papers accepted but not yet published may be included as references by adding “In press” after the journal name.
For more details and examples of correct forms of references, please refer to ICMJE guidelines sheet.
The journal follows AMA style of referencing:For Book References
Author’s surname followed by initials of first names, full title of the book, name of chapter followed by Edition & Vol no. with name of domicile of publishers along with year of publication should be mentioned.One author
Spencer J. Physician, heal thyself - but not on your own please. Med Educ.. 2005; 89: 548-549.Two or more authors, but less than six
Kimmatkar N, Hemnani JT, Hemnani TJ and Jain SK. “Diaphyseal Femoral Intramedullary Nailing: Closed or Open Intervention?”. International Journal of Scientific Study. 2014;1(5):15-18.More than six authors
Fukushima H, Cureoglu S, Schachern P, et al. Cochlear changes in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005; 133: 100-6From An Electronic Source
Michaels, MP, Patrickson, GM. Brother and heridity. JAMA. 2005;101:3489-2254. Available from: American Medical Association, Chicago, Ill. Accessed February 14, 2006.Permissions
Authors wishing to include figures, tables, or text passages that have already been published elsewhere are required to obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) for both the print and online format and to include evidence that such permission has been granted when submitting their papers. Any material received without such evidence will be assumed to originate from the authors. By submitting a manuscript to the editor or publisher you are deemed to have granted permission to publish the manuscript.Publication Charges
Advances in Medical and Dental Research (AMDR) doesn't charge article submission and processing fee from the authors. AMDR charges a publication fee of Rs. 4000 for Indian authors and $100 for Non-Indian authors for original articles and review articles. For case reports and short communications Rs. 3000 for Indian authors and $80 for Non-Indian authors. Publication fee has to be paid only if your article gets accepted for publishing. There are no colour figure charges.Print-on-demand service for authors
We offer printed issue of the journal as per author’s request. The actual price of a specific issue depends on total number of pages. If you require a print copy of a specific issue, please send your order by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.How to pay publication charges
Authors will receive information about process of payment of publication fees at the time of acceptance of article. Publication fee has to be paid only if your article gets accepted for publishing.Copyright form
Submission of a manuscript implies that the work described has not been published before; that it is not under consideration for publication anywhere else; that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as by the responsible authorities - tacitly or explicitly - at the institution where the work has been carried out. The Journal or the publisher will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation. Authors will be asked to transfer copyright of the article to the AMDR. If we are not publishing the paper, it releases its rights therein at the time the manuscript is rejected following the editorial/peer review or retracted by the authors. The corresponding author and all co-authors, signs a copyright transfer form at the time of submission of the manuscript. Copyright form can be downloaded from here..