Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
The Cover Letter includes that the submission has not been previously published, nor it is being submitted to another journal for consideration. An explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor.
Title page contains title, name, and email of all authors, their qualifications, designation & institutions they are affiliated with and mailing address for future correspondence, E-mail address, Phone & Fax number.
The text is in double spacing; uses Times New Roman 12-point font/size; and all illustrations, figures, and tables have appropriate Headings, Numbers and Captions and are placed t the end of manuscript in the separate pages. Moreover, the place of all illustrations, figures, and tables are determined within the text of manuscript at the appropriate points.
The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, found under “About the Journal”.
Abstract is in structured format up to 300 words. The main text of Original and Review Articles should be up to 3,000 words.
Declarations (Disclosure regarding source of funding and conflict of interest if any besides approval of the study from respective Ethics Committee/Institution Review Board) are mentioned at the end of manuscript, before "References" section.
References are formatted as stated in the Author Guidelines section.
The "<" or ">" signs weren't used in the Abstract. we used "less than" instead of "<" and "greater than" instead of ">".
- Image files are high-resolution TIFF (tif, tiff) similar to the preferred files specification:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/about/image_quality_table.html
We strongly encourage adherence to appropriate reporting guidelines (e.g. CONSORT,MIAME, STROBE, PRISMA and other guidelines provided by EQUATOR) and community standards for data availability. Please indicate that you have read our Publishing Policies and that your manuscript adheres to the appropriate standards.
Original Research Article
A full-length report of an original clinical, basic, investigation that advances the science of Injury and Violence. The main text may be up to 3,000 words. All Original Contributions require a structured abstract of up to 300 words and Keywords. The abstract should include four sections: Background, Methods, Results, Conclusion. The text should include 7 parts: Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgment, Declarations (Ethical approval, Funding, Competing interests), and References. For more information please go to the Author Guidelines.
A comprehensive review of the literature, in some cases including a meta-analysis, addressing a topic of interest and relevance to Injury and Violence. Literature reviews may take the form of a traditional review, a blinded review, or a meta-analysis.The main text may be up to 3,000 words. Review Article must have a structured abstract and include a Methods section detailing the search strategy, inclusion/exclusion criteria, evaluation of the quality of the articles, etc. The Editor-in-Chief must invite manuscripts submitted in this category; however, self-nominations for an invitation to submit a literature review are welcome. Self-nominations, which must include a cover letter. Current Curriculum Vitae, should be sent electronically to: email@example.com
A scholarly paper containing opinion or perspectives having relevance to Injury and Violence. Commentaries submitted for review require abstract. The Editor-in-Chief must invite clinical commentaries. Self-nominations for an invitation to submit a clinical commentary are welcome. Self-nominations, which must include a cover letter. Current Curriculum Vitae, should be sent electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Case reports must include the following 5 sections: Abstract, Background, Case Description, Outcomes, and Discussion. The description of the case includes the relevant patient characteristics, examination/evaluation, diagnosis, and a description of the interventions that were provided.
Journal of Injury and Violence Research is launched an interactive feature article in each issue called "Clinical Grand Round". Periodically, a new medical case is presented followed by responses generated from experts in the field.
Letter to EditorA letter related to professional issues or articles published in the Journal. There are reports of an investigation that advances the science of Injury and Violence. The format for a Letter to the Editor submission is a maximum of 500 words, no photos, tables or figures and a maximum of 6 references.Letters will be reviewed and selected for publication by the Editor based on the relevance, importance, appropriateness, and timeliness of the topic
JIVR publishes short reviews of books. The purpose of the short review is to evaluate if the book holds special relevance to our reader, holds special importance in the field by contributing to existing knowledge in the field, identifies implications of findings, and offers suggestions for future directions as for what other researchers or practitioner should do in relation to the topic. To have a book considered for review in JIVR, please submit your review through online submission system.
Maximum size of symposium report is 750 words
Suggested Format: Title, Introduction, Authorities and participants, Session one, Session two, Session ..., Take-Home Message (results of conference, future strategies and programs), Funding, Competing interests, and References.
Here is an example format:
Introduction: In October 2012, the conference ... was held in Tehran, Iran. Scientists, physicians, and industry representatives from Europe, the United States, and Australia gathered to present and discuss current knowledge of the ....
Authorities and participants: The conference was organized by ... . Presentations encompassed three main themes:...............................
Session one, Session two, Session ...,
Take-Home Message: Results reported at the meeting indicated the need for more .... The meeting ended with a lively debate on how to inform the public of the relative risks ...
References:(please note that this is just a format for guideline. For plagiarism issues, please don't use copy/paste of above material in your reports)
Copyright. In accordance with Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing (released June 20, 2003, available from: http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/bethesda.htm), all works published in JIVR are open access and are immediately available to anyone on the website of the journal without cost. JIVR is an open-access journal distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.