INFORMATION FOR AUTHORS
Articles submitted for publication should be typed double-spaced
with accompanying diskette in Microsoft Word format for easy and quick peer
review and typesetting. All articles must include the correct names and addresses
of author(s) including e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. Articles will
be subjected to a thorough peer review process before any decision is made
to publish or not. Authors should note that the Journal of Medicine and
Biomedical Research is not under any obligation to publish articles submitted,
as decision to publish will be based on recommendations of reviewers and the
editorial advisory board.
TABLES AND FIGURES
All tables and figures must be clearly illustrated with titles.
They should be relevant to the theme of the article and should be provided
on separate sheets at the end of the main text. They should be numbered sequentially.
Articles must contain a brief summary at the beginning of
the write-up stating clearly how the research was carried out, including major
findings and conclusion. Abstracts should not be more than 150 words.
The text of articles should be organised into headings and
sub-headings such as Introduc-tion, Methods, Results, Discussions, and Conclusion.
Authors of review articles and short reports are requested to organise the
body of their manuscripts using headings and sub-headings appropriate to the
material and disciplines represented.
References should be in the Vancouver style and numbered consecutively
in the order in which they are mentioned in the text. Titles of journals should
be abbreviated according to the Index Medicus style. Authors must cross-check
and make sure that all informa-tion provided in the reference list is complete
and correctly written. Reference numbers should be inserted above the line
on each occasion a reference is cited in the text, e.g.,
as noted in
All authors will be requested to complete and submit an author(s)
guarantee form certifying that all authors named have contributed sufficiently
to the work submitted and that the content of the manuscript has neither been
previously published nor being considered for publication elsewhere.
To submit articles and for more information contact the editor at the following
Professor FE Okonofua
Editor, Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Research
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
School of Medicine, College of Medical Sciences
University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria
Tel: 234 52 600 437 Fax: 234 52 602 091