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Author Guidelines

Terms of publication

  1. Prepared articles should be sent to e-mail journal.medicine@karazin.ua
  2. Directing the article to the Journal of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, series Medicine author automatically agrees to place their materials in scientometric databases and on the web-sites of university.
  3. The article must be accompanied by an external review by any employee of any medical organization with a scientific degree, which is not the author/co-author of the article, expert inference directive from the author’s institution, Copyright agreement
  4. Manuscripts are published in Ukrainian, Russian, English.
  5. Manuscripts should be sent to the editor by e-mail in a single file with *.doc or *.docx format.
  6. Decoration of the article. Fields of the document should be 2 cm on all sides. All text sections (text, tables, figure, captions, etc.) should be typed by font «Times New Roman», 14 size, without hyphens and tabs. Line spacing in the text should be 1.5, table - 1.0. The text and titles should not contain words, typed in capital letters (except abbreviations).
  7. On the first page of the manuscript the author must indicate the following information:

1 line - UDC. Author can get this code or in medical library, or make using any online classifier. The entire line should be printed by capital letters with bold and aligned to the left, for example: UDC 123: 456/789.

2 line - the title of the article. It should be printed by capital letters with bold and aligned to the center of the page, for example: TITLE OF ARTICLE.

3 line - surname and initials of the author/authors. It should be printed by usual letters with bold italics and aligned to the center of the page, for example: Ivanov I.

4 line - a summary of the article. All the three abstracts of the paper should contain not less than 1,800 phonetic symbols (i.e., without taking into account the spacing between words); straight font. The abstract should be structured and consist of the following parts with headings: Introduction, Objectives, Objectives, Results, Conclusions, each placed on a new line. The words “Реферат” and "Abstract" should be omitted. The headers of structural parts are written in bold letters, putting a dot after the header. 

5 line - key words. Section title should be printed in capital letters with bold italics, aligned with the width of the page, key words and phrases should be printed by usual letters, for example: KEYWORDS: text, text, text, text, text. Do not put point after the last keyword!

6 Structure of the main text should have standard structure for scientific papers. Article should contain the following essential elements: introduction (statement of the problem in general; connection of problem with important scientific or practical tasks; analysis of recent researches and publications; selection of the unsolved aspects of the problem); objectives (formation of the purposes of article, problem definition); material and methods of research; results and discussion (with full justification of the results); conclusions; prospects for further research. All of these items should be printed on a new line in capital letters and bold (for example: INTRODUCTION), the following text should begin on a new line.

7 If the work is done within the framework of scientific research, you should specify the topic and number of state registration.

8 References to the literature should be cited in the text consecutively by Arabic numerals in square brackets. The citation of unpublished papers, textbooks and tutorials are prohibited. List of references should be given in English at the end of the manuscript as a separate section REFERENCES, formatted according to the APA style for scientific publications. References are formed according to mention of sources in the text by DSTU 8302:2015. 70% of references should be not older than 5 years; at least 30% - foreign sources. Each new source must be on a new line, in the original language by Latin script. It is impossible to refer to unpublished works.

9 Commonly used and generally accepted terms should be given in the form of abbreviations (acronyms should be described at the first mention).

10 Tables should be obvious, have a name represented above table, column headings should be connected with content, information displayed in the table should not be repeated in the text. If there is more than one table, they should be numbered.

11 Illustrations should be presented in the text in formats: JPG, TIF, GIF, BMP, the author is responsible for the quality of the drawings.

12 If the studies have been conducted on animals and humans should be submitted written application, signed by the author, confirming that performed work is not contrary to international and national regulations.

13 Authors are responsible for the scientific and literary editing of submitted material, quotations, but the editors reserve the right to edit your own articles or denying the author in the publication if the material does not match with above requirements.

14 Manuscripts that do not match to these standards will be returned for revision.

15 Articles are accepted throughout the year in line mode.

16 Information about authors in Ukrainian and English (full name, full name of the organization, position, scientific degree and title, postal address, index, telephone, e-mail, ORCID ID) should be provided on a separate sheet.

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