Review article: maximum 4000 words excluding title page and an unstructured abstract of 150 words and references with no more than five tables or figures and 35 references.
Original article: maximum 3000 words excluding title page and a structured abstract of 250 words and references with no more than five tables or figures and 25 references.
Short Reports / Short Communications / Special Communications / Case reports: maximum 1250 words excluding title page and an unstructured abstract of 150 words and references with no more than two tables or figures and 10 references.
Case Report: Abstract; Introduction; Case Report; Discussion and Conclusion.
Letters to the Editor: maximum 250 words if it is in reference to a recent journal article, or 400 words in all other cases. It must have no more than five references and one figure or table. It must not be signed by more than three authors. Letters referring to a recent journal article must be received within four weeks of its publication.
Original double-spaced typed manuscript. Mention type of submission in your cover letter with a word count.
Title page with title, authors’ names and complete affiliations; corresponding author, complete address, telephone number and email address (necessary), author for reprint requests and complete address.
References in consecutive numerical order. Reference list typed double space.
Figures and Tables in consecutive numerical order.
Legends for all figures typed double spaced.
Consent forms for patient photographs.
Written permission from the publisher to reprint previously published figures and tables.