Manuscript preparation based on the following guidelines substantially reduces the time taken in editorial processing and results in rapid decision making.
The manuscript should be submitted electronically at http://aptjournal.ssu.ac.irin in the following format:
Research manuscript must include:
The manuscript should be arranged in the following order:
The title page must contain the following information:
A properly constructed and informative abstract is helpful for the initial editorial review of the submitted manuscript.
Original articles and systematic reviews must include a structured abstract that contains no more than 250 words and uses the following headings:
Non-systematic reviews must include an unstructured abstract that contains no more than 150 words.
The main text of original articles, including randomized controlled trials, intervention studies, studies of screening and diagnostic tests, outcome studies, and cost-effectiveness analyses and the systematic reviews should consist of:
Authors can acknowledge the technical help/financial grant of their colleagues/institutes etc.
Conflict of interests
All listed authors must disclose any financial and personal relationships with other people or organizations that may inappropriately influence or bias the objectivity of submitted content and/or its acceptance for publication in this journal.
Financial support or sponsorship
Information that explains whether and by whom the research was supported
Protection of Human and Animal Subjects
The related code of ethics for experiments involving humans and animals.
For each author of a manuscript, please indicate the types of contributions the author has made.
References should be the most recent and pertinent literature available. It is essential that they are complete and thoroughly checked.
In the Vancouver Style, citations within the text of the manuscript are identified by Arabic numbers in round brackets.
The entries in the list should be numbered consecutively.
Newburger JW, Takahashi M, Burns JC, et al. The treatment of Kawasaki syndrome with intravenous gamma-globulin. New England Journal of Medicine 1986; 315:341–347. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-008-0955-8
Toma H. Takayasu’s arteritis. In: Novick A, Scoble J, Hamilton G, eds. Renal Vascular Disease. Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 1995:47–62
Stryer L. Biochemistry. 2nd ed. San Francisco: WH Freeman; 1981:559–596
Stern I. Hemorrhagic Complications of Anticoagulant Therapy [Ph.D. dissertation]. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University; 1994
Rosenthal S, Chen R, Hadler S. The safety of acellular pertussis vaccine vs. whole-cell pertussis vaccine [abstract]. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med [serial online]. 1996;150:457–460. Available at: http://www.ama-assn.org/sci-pubs/journals/archive/ajdc/vol_150/no_5/abstract/htm. Accessed November 10, 1996
Eisenberg J. Market forces and physician workforce reform: why they may not work. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges; October 28, 1995; Washington DC, USA
Each illustration should have a caption comprising a brief title (not on the figure itself) and a description of the illustration. Keep the illustration texts to a minimum but explain all symbols and abbreviations used.
Tables should be consecutively numbered in accordance with their appearance in the text. Tables should be sparing in use, and the data presented in them should not be described elsewhere in the manuscript.
The authors should submit a cover letter and confirm that the manuscript is original and is solely submitted to this journal, and is not currently under consideration or previously published elsewhere. The corresponding author(s) should also state that any contributor who met the authorship criteria was included in the authors' list.
Short communications are brief reports of research works containing new findings. Short Communication consists of abstract, main body (including Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion), acknowledgment, references, tables, and figures (entirely not more than 3000 words).
Case reports are accepted provided they are of exceptional interest to readers. The case report consists of Abstract (unstructured), Introduction, Case Report, Discussion, Acknowledgements, and References. Case reports must not exceed 15 references and a reasonable amount of tables and/or figures (entirely not more than 2500 words).
Letters to the editor
Letters could be of two types, commenting either on recently published articles or reporting cases, outbreaks, or urgent community needs. The former must be received within 6 months of publication of the article to which they refer and should be no longer than 500 words. The latter should contain no more than 1000 words altogether including up to 10 references and 2 figures and/or tables. They should not be divided into sections.
An Agreement has been made with the Advances in Pharmacology and Therapeutics Journal. The Agreement is for the article submitted by authors for publication in the APTJ.
To enable publishing the article in the journal, the ownership of copyright must be established. The authors should read and complete the form and upload it on the website as a supplementary file. There are explanatory notes to this Agreement, which also form part of the Agreement.
In consideration of the publication of the article in the journal, authors warrant and undertake:
Note: The manuscript cannot be processed for publication until the publisher has received this signed form. If the manuscript is not published by the APTJ, this letter will not take effect.