Niger Delta Journal of Medical Sciences (NDJMS) is a peer-reviewed, quarterly, international, general medical Journal that accepts scholarly manuscripts from within and outside Nigeria in areas of basic and clinical medical sciences and related fields.
Niger Delta Journal of Medical Sciences (NDJMS) is a quarterly peer-reviewed official publication of Faculty of Clinical Sciences (FCS), College of Health Sciences (CHS), Niger Delta University (NDU) ,Amassoma, Wilberforce Island Bayelsa State, Nigeria.
This general medical Journal accepts manuscripts from within and outside Nigeria in areas of basic and clinical medical sciences and related fields.
All manuscripts submitted to this journal are expected to conform to the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals issued by the International Committee for Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).
Papers on original scientific articles with up to 3,000 words, five illustrations/tables/figures and twenty five references.
A comprehensive review of a timely, important clinical subject along with the analysis of the topic leading to conclusions. This should not exceed 4,000 words and 120 references.
New, interesting or very rare cases can be reported. Cases with clinical significance or implications will be given priority.
Comments on papers recently published in the journal up to 500 words and three references without any figures.
Review of books and other media abstracts from medical workshops and conferences will be published by special arrangement.
Each submission must be accompanied by a covering letter signed by each author. The covering letter must include information on prior or duplicate publication and a statement on financial and conflicts of interests. Copies of any permission(s) to reproduce published material or to use illustrations or report information about identifiable persons must accompany the manuscript.Disclaimer
It must be emphasized that the data, opinions and information published in Niger Delta Journal of Medical Sciences are strictly the views and responsibilities of the author(s).The Journal, its Editorial Board or the Publishers hence do not accept any liability for inaccurate information.
Manuscript should be sent as an attachment to the Journal email: email@example.com
A Manuscript upon submission first undergoes editorial review to ascertain its novelty and suitability for publication on NDJMS. Thereafter it is sent to two /three independent assessors for peer-review.
Preparation of Manuscript
Manuscripts should be prepared on an A4 paper, double-spaced with margins of 2.5cm from each edge, font size 12 and face Times New Roman, pages numbered consecutively in the bottom right-hand corner. Manuscript should include the following sections: Title page, abstract and keywords, text, acknowledgements, references, tables and figures in that order.
Style: Niger Delta Journal of Medical Sciences uses both UK and US spelling as long as one is consistently used throughout a manuscript. International System of units (SI) units should be used for all measurements. Use abbreviations to avoid repetition of long technical terms/names: Indicate the abbreviation in parentheses when the term/name is used in full for the first time. Avoid abbreviations and references in abstract section. Use only the approved generic names of chemical substances and drugs.
Original Article should be formatted as follow
Copyright: Manuscripts accepted for publication in Niger Delta Journal of Medical Sciences become the property of the journal. All authors are therefore expectedto sign a transfer of copyright form and send a scan copy by email attachment to the editorial office. With copyright, the journal has the exclusive rights to reproduction, translation and distribution of the article.
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