The REVIEWS in CLINICAL MEDICINE publishes materials of interest to physicians and health care professionals to promote high standards of medical care, diagnosis and therapies. Review manuscripts that are of keen interest are those which have provided a comprehensive evaluation of a clinical subject.
Submission of a manuscript to Reviews in Clinical Medicine implies that it has not been published before and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. All materials prepared for publication is assumed to be written exclusively for REVIEWS in CLINICAL MEDICINE.
By submitting the manuscript the corresponding author acknowledges that all the co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the manuscript. All co-authors should approve the information regarding the manuscript as well as their institute before submitting any revisions.
Submitted manuscripts are all sent for external peer review and the final decision to acceptance rests with the editor.
All submissions must include complete disclosure of any type of conflict of interest regarding: financial, consulting and personal relationship. If there is no conflict of interest for all of the authors, the phrase ‘No potential conflicts of interest were disclosed’ should be written in the acknowledgement.
Authors should declare sources of funding for the work undertaken in the acknowledgment. If the manuscript is a result of a thesis, the approval number of the thesis should be provided clearly.
It may contain grant and contribution numbers (i.e., approval number of the thesis)
References should be double-spaced and named consecutively
Please cited all the references in Vancouver style using EndNote software
Citations in the reference list should include all named authors, up to the first 3 before adding 'et al.' (please do not use italic format for “, et al”.)
Authors are responsible for the accuracy of references and must verify them against the original documents.
The following are sample references:
Standard journal article:
List all authors, up to the first 3 before adding 'et al.':
Mackness MI, Mackness B, Durrington PN, et al. Paraoxonase and coronary heart disease. Curr Opin Lipidol. 1998;9:319-324.
Chapter in a book:
Wyllie AH, Kerr JFR, Currie AR. Cell death: the significance of apoptosis. In: Bourne GH, Danielli JF, Jeon KW, editors. International review of cytology. London: Academic; 1980 p. 251–306.
Blenkinsopp A, Paxton P. Symptoms in the pharmacy: a guide to the management of common illness. 3rd ed. Oxford: Blackwell Science; 1998.
New: The EndNote output style for RCM' current reference style can be found here.
Tables and figures
Please provide a title for each table
Tables and figures should be numbered consecutively
Each table should be mentioned in the main text
Table should be in its correct place in the main text (not at the end of the manuscript)
The number of cited references should be in sequence with its appearance in the text where the table or figure is first mentioned
Footnotes should be placed below the table body if the abbreviations are used in that table
RCM will not accept figures or scanned graphs from other resources to publish
Any tables and figures without the copyright holder`s permission will be considered plagiarism
Abbreviation should be proceeded by the words for which it stands at first appearance
Any article that do not meet journal criteria will be sent back to the author between 5 to 7 official days (holidays are not included) before delivering to the referees. Therefore, be aware of all these criteria to prevent extending your manuscript evaluation process.
The author do not have any right to introduce any referee at the point
Contacting any referee during your manuscript evaluation will be considered irregular behavior. This will cause prolongation of the manuscript process because your manuscript will be sent to another referee
The authors are responsible for any plagiarism in their published paper. RCM will return the manuscript to the author as soon as possible. This will cause prolongation of the manuscript evaluation process.
All the authors should study and accept the copyright form. Any disagreement will not be accepted afterwards.
RCM will send all the notifications to the corresponding author by mentioned email. Therefore, missing any notification by email will be the corresponding author`s responsibility that causes the prolongation of manuscript evaluation process.
Future publication of your paper only depends on your paper preparation based on the RCM instruction that will send to you by email if necessary.
Please be aware that RCM journal do not have any responsibility to accept your article due to lack of time based on any reasons.