Editor-in-chief: Prof. Thanainit Chotanaphuti, M.D.
Information about the online submission process
All submissions to The Journal of Southeast Asian Medical Research must comply with these Instructions for authors. In addition, studies should comply with human studies committees and animal welfare regulations at the authors' instructions. All manuscripts will be subject to peer review. Letters to the Editor and comments on the Journal's content or policies are always welcome and encouraged. All manuscripts must be submitted online and uploaded to the review system website.
SUBMISSION DECLARATION AND AUTHOR WARRANTIES
Submission of a manuscript to The Journal ASEAN Medical Research for peer review implies that: It is original work, has been written by the authors, and has not been published elsewhere, including electronically, in the same form, in any language. Likewise, a similar manuscript has not been submitted to other published by any other journal by any of the authors.
Before you begin disclosure of potential conflict of interest
The Journal of ASEAN Medical Research uses the ICMJE disclosure for authors. Each manuscript author must complete the form and save it using his or her name. The corresponding author must complete the form upon submission. Access the Journal online website is https://jseamed.org.
The Journal of ASEAN Medical Research generally limits the number of authors to six. However, if there are more than six authors, we ask the corresponding author to justify each author's participation using ICMJE criteria for authorship:
The Journal Medical Research will hold the copyright to all published articles. Copyright forms are handled by the publisher’s production department once a manuscript is accepted and scheduled for publication.
Registration of clinical trials
Clinical trial registration (prospective publication of clinical research study authors, title, purpose, hypothesis, methods including statistical methods, and confirmation of Institutional Review Board approval) mitigates against bias resulting from selective reporting of results. Clinical trials beginning patient enrollment after ………., will not be accepted for publication in The Journal of Southeast Asian Medical Research without prospective trial registration. Trials may be accepted in any national or international registry.
After registering as an author through The Journal of Southeast Asian Medical Research online submission and the review system website, you will be guided step by step through the uploading of your files. You can track the progress of your manuscript through our website. Communications about a manuscript will be handled through our website. Please access the website for more detail about online submission, including a tutorial for authors, artwork guidelines, and a link to author support by e-mail.
Preparing a manuscript
General Manuscripts should be typed double-spaced with continuous line numbering. Submit in this order; see details in the following sections: Separate title page, blinded title page, blinded text, reference, figure and tables, figures, and conflict of interest forms.
Separate Title Page
Blinding the Manuscript
Because all manuscripts are blinded to reviewers, the first page of the blinded manuscript must be a blinded title page that lists only the title. Likewise, the text does not include any identifying information, such as the author’s initials or the names of institutions where the study was done, or a phrase such as “our study” that, when followed by a citation, reveals authorship of the present manuscript in the reference list.
Abstracts should be 300 words at maximum and structured to include the following system section: One or two sentences that state the purpose with no background information or hypothesis. Methods: Provide, with sufficient detail, the methods of the study, including selection criteria. Results: Provide results with data, p values, and standard deviation of mean or 95% confidence intervals. Present the most important findings. Conclusions: State only what your study found; do not include extraneous information not backed up by the results. In systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses, the abstract and text should be structured as an Original Article Case reports; the text should consist of unstructured summary abstract, introduction, Case report, and Discussion, plus references and figure legends.
The introduction of an original article should state the problem of controversy stat led you to undertake the study, including a concise review of only the most relevant literature. Conclude the introduction by stating the purpose of the study and your hypothesis.
Describe the study design (prospective or retrospective, inclusion and exclusion criteria, duration). If prospective or a cadaver study, the number of enrolled subjects is reported in Methods. If retrospective, the study population (numbers, demographics, length of follow-up) should be in Results. Include IRB and animal studies information. IRB approval is required for all human studies except retrospective and cadaver studies (unless the institution where the study was performed requires it). The statistics you used to analyze the data should be described in detail. The word significant requires your report to have an exact p-value. Confidence intervals of 95% are required whenever the results of survivorship analysis are given in the text, tables, or figures. The use of the word correlation requires you to report the correlation coefficient.
Describe in detail the data obtained during the study following the order of the methods to include a final number of subjects, demographics, and length of follow-up (mean and range). All data in the text must be consistent with the rest of the manuscript, including data in tables, figures, and legends. Present comparison data in tables, figures, and legends. Present comparison data in tables and present as mean +- standard error of the mean with confidence intervals.
Be concise. The discussion should start with the most important findings of your study. Is your hypothesis affirmed or refuted? Compare and contrast your study with others in the most relevant world literature, particularly recent ones. A complete literature review is unnecessary.
Briefly state your view of the problem you outlined in the introduction. Take special care to draw your conclusions only from your results and verify that your data firmly support your conclusions. Most importantly, only make concluding statements that are supported by your data.
The journal follows the reference style in Vancouver style.
Number tables consecutively by their appearance in the text. Include a short descriptive title with the number.
Number figures consecutively by their appearance in the text. Figures must be submitted separately from the text. Arrows and labels should be added to figures to orient the reader to the images.
These forms must be completed, signed, and submitted with the manuscript.
The Journal of Southeast Asian Medical Research will hold the copyright to all published articles. Copyright forms are handled by the publisher’s production department once a manuscript is accepted and scheduled for publication.
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal. They will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.
Editor-in-chief: Prof. Thanainit Chotanaphuti, M.D.
JSEAMED: Journal of Southeast Asian Medical Research | ISSN: 2586-8241, eISSN: 2697-5424 | Responsible editors: Thanainit Chotanaphuti, M.D. | This journal is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0) by Phramongkutklao Hospital Foundation - Phayathai Road, Ratchathewi District, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand.