Papers considered for publication in Qatar Medical Journal are those reporting original work, review articles and case reports that are particularly relevant to medicine in the broad sense. Editorials and Review articles are by invitation.
The manuscript should be numbered starting with the title page using Arabic numerals. Use double spacing and start each section in a new page (Title, Introduction, Methods, Result, etc.). Include each author's basic and highest post graduate degrees as well as the corresponding author's full address and e-mail if available.
Case reports have to be short, not exceeding 5 printed pages with the references, and original articles up to 10 pages including references.
Figures should be of a high quality. Color figures are welcomed. Tables should each be on a separate page and separate from the legends.
S.I. units of measurements are preferred. Authors are advised to assemble, analyze and present their data according to: Altman DG et al. Statistical guidelines for contributors to medical journals. Br. Med. J. 1983; 286: 1489-1493.
References should be listed numerically at the end of the article in their order of appearance. The references must be given in the Vancouver style. Authors are advised to study thoroughly the following: International Committee of Medical Journal Editors: Uniform requirements of manuscripts submitted to biomedical journal Br. Med. J. 1982; 284: 1766-70 (Reprinted in Qatar Medical Journal 1984; 5: 6-15).
Manuscripts are normally published in English but Arabic text can be considered if written in scientific format and language.
Articles accepted for publication are subject to editorial revision. The Editor and the Journal are not responsible for the views and statements of the authors as presented in their contributions.
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