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Invitation to submit your research to Anuradhapura Medical Journal (AMJ)
The Anuradhapura Medical Journal(AMJ) is currently soliciting articles for consideration for future issues. The Journal strives to be a forum for all health professionals in North Central Province to publish original research and review articles in their area of expertise. The AMJ is a peer-reviewed, medical journal published by Anuradhapura Clinical Society (ACS). The AMJ publishes articles in clinical medicine, public health and health promotion.
AMJ does not charge any article submission or processing fee
Types of articles
Original research paper
Original research papers are scientific reports of the results of original research. The text is limited to 2500 words, a maximum of 5 tables and figures, and up to 20 references. Manuscript should follow the IMRAD (Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion) format in reporting.
Structured abstract (IMRAD format): Abstracts of up to 250 words are required for all original articles.
Review papers should aim to provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of an important subject in the field, and should be systematic and critical assessments of literature. All articles or data sources in review papers should be selected systematically for inclusion in the review and critically evaluated. The text should not exceed 3000 words, 30 references.
Unstructured abstract: Abstract of up to 250 words
Original data that is not sufficient for full paper, secondary analysis of previously published data and preliminary results of a ongoing research study can be reported as brief communications. They should not exceed 800 words, and contain more than two tables or illustrations, and more than 10 references. Manuscript should be reported as unstructured essay.
Unstructured abstract: Abstract of up to 150 words
These are short discussions of a clinical case with unique features not previously described that make an important scientific observation. The cases reported should have merits of contributing to the current knowledge of the relevant subject area. They should not exceed 800 words, and contain more than 3 tables or illustrations, and more than 10 references.
The AMJ welcomes manuscripts expressing opinions, presenting hypotheses, broaching controversial issues and new advances in medicine. They should not have more than 1000 words, 3 tables and illustrations, or 20 references.
Manuscripts must be prepared in accordance with “Uniform requirements for Manuscripts submitted to Biomedical Journal” developed by International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. Use Arabic numbers in parenthesis for in text citation and numbered list of references at the end of manuscript. Please refer to ICMJE guidelines at http://www.icmje.org
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
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