Author Guidelines

Clinicals in Surgery invites authors to publish original research, review article, case reports, mini reviews, short communications, editorials, letter to editor, etc., Articles need to submit in a preferably MS word format or files can be compressed into zip file and submit it. Below are the guidelines that need to be followed by authors before submitting article to contusm publications. This contusm publications is dedicated to publish original research work or material which is neither been published nor copying the same content. It should not be in state of publishing in any other journals. To ensure above criteria, we use different softwares to check the plagiarism to the submitted manuscripts. After plagiarism process is done, contusm publications follows rapid double blinded peer review process, where authors and reviewers’ identities are kept confidential and secure. Review process will take minimum 2-3 weeks and after receiving comments/ reviews upon which final decision will be taken for acceptance of manuscript.

Submission Guidelines

Authors must submit original manuscript which is not published or submitted elsewhere.
Authors are encouraged to submit documents in doc, docx and pdf format only.
Authos should submit all the necessary documents along with the manuscript like figures attachments, cover letters, table files and etc.
Must provide complete contact details while submitting a manuscript.

Types of Manuscripts and Formats

Research Article: Article should not contain more than 6000 words, abstract word limit should be 250 words. There is no restriction on number of images, tabular columns.

Review Article: The article should contain no more than 4500 words, and the abstract word limit should be 250 words.

Case Report: The Case Report article should contain no more than 3000 words, and the abstract word limit should be 250 words.

Mini-Review: Article should not contain more than 2500 words, abstract word limit should be 250 words.

Short Communications: Article length should be resricted to 2000 words and can contain two figures or tables.

Letter to Editor: Article should not contain more than 1000 words with maximum of 10 references.

Clinical Image: Maximum 3 images along with 250 words need to be submitted in clinical image.

Editorial: Article count should be between 1200-1500.

Manuscript Preparation and Submission Guidelines

All the manuscripts submitted to contusm publications need to be submitted in following format:

Cover Letter

Mandatory cover letter needs to be submitted along with manuscript. A statement confirming the approval of all co-authors involve in preparing and submitting manuscript. Declaration of any potential conflict of interest. There should be also confirmation that the content of manuscript has not been published in or in state of consideration for publications by any other journals.

Title and Author Details

The title should be specific yet concise. A complete detail of all authors affiliation details including department, university or organization, city, state/province (if applicable), and country, telephone no. email address.

Abstract

An abstract is a vital part and it summarize whole article within 200-250 words or 250-300 words. It should include the following sub-headings, but these may vary depending on type of article: Aims, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion.

Keywords

Keywords that are important for the article need to be mentioned, followed by semicolon. 6-8 vital keywords include in this section.

Body of the Article (Text)

It is the main part of the content which includes separate sections such as introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, conclusion and acknowledgment.

Introduction

It covers broader context. It concludes brief dissemination of research work or experiments.

Materials and Methods

Statistical methods with enough details are available to readers. There will also be description of participants or what was studied. Mentioning ay adverse events or side effects. Authors describe with limitation of the study.

Results

It covers all relevant positive and negative findings. Tables and Figures can be included in this part.

Discussion

It should give detailed representation of data, starting with brief but comprehensive of the main findings.

Conclusion

In this section, final result what we get from the article by using methods/ experiment is included and further researchers can be done by these observations.

Conflicts of Interest

Author should mention conflict of interest to avoid further hurdles or any problem after article publication.

Acknowledgment

Authors who have contributors directly or indirectly in preparing manuscript should be listed in this section.

References

References need to mention according to standard and format should be in vancouver.

Article Processing Charge

ContusM Publications is a publishing group of international open access peer-reviewed journals requires Article Processing Charges that will be billed by submitting author following the acceptance of a manuscript for publication. There is no submission fee. Article processing charges (APCs) are levied on the author of the manuscript being published. Article processing charge will not be refunded after the manuscript is published online.

Manuscript Removal Policy

The author may not want to publish his / her manuscript after submitting it to any journal of ContusM Publications. We do not charge a fee for terminating and removing an article from the journal if the author specifies it within a week. If an author wants to remove the manuscript after one week, he / she will be asked to pay a partial processing fee from the article process fee. This fee is charged by our publisher for using a variety of services during the processing of a manuscript. We request the authors to pay 30% of the original article processing fee in case of termination or removal of manuscript after one week. For any queries or discussions regarding the Manuscript Termination Fee / Article Processing Fee, please contact us: contact@contusm.com