There can be submitted scientific papers that have never been printed anywhere, do not have information presenting state secrets: original articles; lectures; literature reviews; reviews (ordered by the editorial staff); abstracts of papers, abstracts of dissertations; information on the work of congresses, conferences, symposia, meetings, seminars and other scientific, scientific-practical and practical events (as ordered by the editorial staff). The journal is included in the List of scientific publications, in which the main results of the dissertation works of the DAC (former VAK) of Ukraine (sections "Medical sciences", "Biological sciences") can be published.
1. Scientific papers with the results of dissertation works can be published in the section "Original Articles". An article should include an introduction and the main part.
According to the requirements (DAC of Ukraine), the following elements should be highlighted in the introduction: description of the problem in general and its connection with important scientific or practical tasks; analysis of recent researches and publications, in which the solution of this problem is initiated and on which the author relies, mention the previously unsolved parts of the general problem, to which this article is dedicated; formulation of purposes of the article (statement of the task).
The main part covers the main research material with the full substantiation of the scientific results obtained, and gives conclusions from this study and prospects for further research in this direction.
The structure of the main part may include the following elements:
- materials and research methods;
- results of the research and their discussion;
2. The text of the manuscript must be presented according to the generally accepted scheme:
- UDC index in the upper left corner of the page;
- title of the article - in bold letters (in the center, the title of the article is given without the use of highly specialized abbreviations; the point at the end of the title is not put);
- surnames and initials of the authors (in the center);
- the text of the article in accordance with paragraph 1;
- information on the research funding sources (for example, indicate the state registration number of the topic on which the research was conducted);
- the name of the organization where the author works, with the indication of the city (if authors are from different organizations it is necessary to indicate where each author works);
- abstract and keywords in the language in which the article is written; the main text of the abstract should have the following sections: relevance, purpose of the study, methods, results, conclusions (and / or recommendations, these sections should be separated by paragraphs;
- literature - a list of literary references in the languages of the originals (according to DSTU 8302: 2015);
- references - list of literary references in English according to the Harvard standard(http://ars-administrandi.com/rus/standart_Harvard.doc)including DOI and URL- references (if available);
- the title of the article, the surnames and initials of the authors, the name of the organizations, the abstract and the keywords in Russian and English (if the article is written in Ukrainian) or in Ukrainian and English (if the article is written in Russian);
- information about each of the authors of the article: surname, name, patronymic, ORCID, contribution to the preparation and writing of the article, bearing in mind that "general management" and "participation in data collection" are not grounds for co-authorship;
- information about the contact person: surname, name and patronymic, postal address, telephone numbers (official, home), e-mail.
3. The material should be accompanied by:
- official letter from the institution where the work was done, with the signature of the director (scientific supervisor), certified by a round seal of the institution;
- expert opinion, written by the reviewer;
- acknowledgment from the authors regarding the original nature of the scientific article and the contribution of each co-author in the preparation and writing of the article.
4. Articles in Ukrainian, Russian or English, submitted in triplicate, are accepted. The last page of the article should contain personal signatures of all authors.
5. The author's original paper includes:
- text excluding tables, drawings; literary list of 6 to 18 pages of the computer text (for formatting options, see paragraph 6) for original papers, 12 to 30 pages for lectures and literature reviews, 3 to 6 pages for reviews;
- the list of literature references: for original articles - no more than 10 references, for lectures and reviews - no more than 40;
- tables (on separate sheets);
- drawings (no more than 4)and signatures to them (on separate sheets);
- abstracts in Ukrainian, Russian and English should be no less than 1800 characters including keywords;
- the key words in Ukrainian, Russian and English, respectively (up to 15 words).
6. Formatting options:
- the article should be prepared using the editor MS Word for Windows (WinWord, WinWordHP);
- file format - *.dos or *.dosc (if necessary *.rtf);
- the manuscript must have a through page numbering (with a free placement of numbering on the page);
- the file should not have previous versions, prohibit editing or access by password;
- font - Times New Roman 14 pt., line spacing - 1,5;
- paper size - A4 (210x297), for books;
- fields: to the left - 2 cm; right - 1 cm; from above - 2 cm; bottom - 2 cm; binding - 0 cm;
- drawings and tables should not break the paragraphs;
- formulas are presented using the formula editor Microsoft Equation;
- illustrations (diagrams, graphics, charts) are presented in MS Word or MS Exel programs as separate files together with a text file;
- raster graphics are presented in formats *.tif, *.psd with a resolution of not less than 300 gray; Vector - cdr.ai. It is desirable to send photos in the original (they will necessarily be returned to the authors).
7. Rules for writing articles:
Bibliographic descriptions in the list of references are given in the original language in accordance with DSTU 8302: 2015 in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text.
The order numbers of descriptions in the list are links in the text (number links), and are given in figures in square brackets. No reference to literary sources is allowed in the absence of any of the following elements: a printing city; the year of printing, publishing house; the number of pages (or number of the pages the author is referred to).
The entire list of literature is also given in the Roman alphabet in English by the Harvard standard with the subtitle "References".
The number of illustrations (drawings, schemes, diagrams) should be minimal. The signature under the figure includes its name, an explanation of all symbols (numbers, letters, curves, etc.).
The symbols of different measures, units of physical quantities, results of clinical and laboratory studies should be given in accordance with the International System of Units (ISU), medical terms - according to the International Anatomical and International Histology nomenclatures, the names of diseases - according to the International Classification of Diseases of the 10th Revision, medicinal products - under the State Pharmacopoeia (X, XI). The names of companies and equipment must be filed in the original transcription.
Abbreviations in the text of words, names, terms (other than well-known) are not allowed. Abbreviations are decoded after the first mention and remain the same throughout the text.
Responsibility for the reliability and originality of the submitted materials (facts, quotations, names, surnames, research results, etc.) is the responsibility of the authors.
Articles, executed without observance of the rules, are not considered and returned to the authors.
The Editorial provides a review of the articles by two independent experts, in the absence of a conflict of interest, performs scientific and literary editing of the text.
A refusal to authors to publish articles is possible without explaining its cause and will not be considered a negative decision as to the scientific and practical significance of the work.