Author Manuscript Check list
1Typed double-spaced in 12-point font on A4 or letter-size paper and prepared as an electronic file, preferably using Microsoft (MS) Word.
2Sequence: title page, abstract and keywords, introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, acknowledgment, references, tables, and figure legends. All pages should be numbered consecutively, starting from the title page.
3Title page with article title (fewer than 100 characters), authors’ full name(s) and affiliation(s), corresponding author (include phone and fax numbers and e-mail address), running title (fewer than 10 words), and footnotes, if any.
4Abstract in structured format within 300 words and key words from MeSH.
5Total text does not exceed 5,000 words (excluding abstract, references, and figure/table legends).
6All table and figure numbers appear in the text.
7References are listed in proper format. All listed references are cited in the text, and vice versa.
8A cover letter stating that the material has not been published previously and will not be submitted for publication elsewhere and reporting all conflicts of interest for all listed authors.