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Submission Preparation Checklist

As 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 submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Manuscripts must be typed on A4 (210 × 297 mm) paper, double-spaced throughout and with ample margins of at least 2.5 cm. All pages must be numbered consecutively. Starting with the title page as page 1, is to be arranged in the following order: abstract, brief introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, acknowledgements and references.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines (PDF)

Authors who want to submit a manuscript to GMS Med J need to register on our journal before starting their online submission. URL: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/gmsmj or Scan QR.

Manuscript Types

1.Special Article

These articles are invited by Editor-in-Chief, written in English, and structured as follows:   Introduction, Main text, Conclusion and References

2.Original Article

Original article reveals the research results regarding of basic and advanced clinical research in medicine and related health sciences, as well as medical education.

3. Community Medicine Article

Community medicine is topic related to community in the countries of Greater Mekong Sub-region and also the health issues of people along the border of Thailand

4. Review Article

Review article aggregates acknowledge from the journals or books.

5. Short Report

Short report may be a preliminary study, short communication, case report or new emerging diseases.

6. Letter to the editor

This is for a communication between scholars or readers to the authors who published their papers in this journal.

Manuscript Preparation         

All contents of the manuscript should not be presented the author’s information due to blind   review process. The topics are written in the manuscript as following:

1.Title

English language manuscript should provide concise title which should not exceed 50 letters

2.Abstract

The manuscript should provide an English abstract which includes introduction, methodology, results and conclusion.  It should be written concisely (should not exceed 300 words)

3.Keywords

English keywords. Each language does not exceed 5 words, are put at the end of the abstract for  the reason  of  doing  subject index.  Key words should be in Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) terms of  U.S National Library of Medicine.

4.Body Text

Includes Introduction, Methodology which should detail materials or participants, ethical approval, clinical trial registration number (if any), methods, and statistical   and data analysis, results, review contents, discussion and criticism, conclusion, acknowledgements (if any) and references. Total length of the body from abstract to conclusion does not exceed 4,000 words for original and review article and do not exceed 2,000 words for others

Cover Letter

A cover letter must accompany with the manuscript, and it must contain the following   elements.   Please provide these elements in the order listed as

▪ Title

▪ Name of the corresponding author, affiliation, address, telephone number, fax number and E-mail address

▪ Names of all other co-authors and affiliation

Manuscript file format

We request to submit manuscript in Microsoft Word format (.DOC or .DOCX). If you are using another word processor, please save final version of the manuscript (using 'Save As' option of the file menu) as a Word document.  In this case please double check that the saved file can be opened in Microsoft Word.  We cannot accept Acrobat (.PDF) or any other text files.

Font Styles

Before submission the new manuscript authors should consider the following general rules for preparation of the manuscript.  Please read these instructions carefully and follow the guidelines strictly.

▪ Manuscripts must be typed on A4 (210 × 297 mm) paper, double-spaced throughout and with ample margins of at least 2.5 cm. All pages must be numbered consecutively. Starting with the title page as page 1, the manuscript should then be arranged in the following order: abstract, brief introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, acknowledgements and references.

▪ Fonts: English manuscript must be presented in Times or Times New Roman12-point size only (other sizes as specified), and Symbol font used for mathematical symbols (in the text and in the figures).

▪ Justification should be set to full (or left only, if preferred). Do not underline: Use italics, bold or bold italics instead.  Line spacing should be set at 2 (Double).

Tables, figures & illustrations

▪ Tables figures & illustrations must be numbered independently, following the sequence in which you refer to them in your text, starting with Figure 1 or Table 1. If you change the presentation sequence of the figures and tables during revision, you must renumber them to reflect the new sequence.

▪ Each table, figure & illustration included in the paper must be referred to from within the text.

▪ Each table, figures & illustrations should be presented on a separate page of the manuscript. This should be numbered separately, following the sequence that they are referred to in the text, with a brief and self-explanatory title.

▪ Tables, figures & illustrations must be in sharp and high resolution. Figures & illustrations should be saved in a neutral data format such as JPEG.

References

The list of references appears at the end of your work and gives the full details of everything that you have used, according to same chronological order as cited in the text. Must be follow “Vancouver Style” by number all references, arrange your list in the order in which the references appear in your text. If there are more than 3 authors, list the first 3 authors followed by “et al.”. If the paper the authors cited is queued for publication and not provided issue and pages, the identification of “In press” or Digital Object Identifier (DOI) should be written. Journal’s name should be abbreviated (If available) based on  U.S  Nation  Library  of Medicine or website. Thesis is not acceptable.

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Manuscript Submission and Suggesting for Review Process

1.Register

Authors who want to submit manuscript to GMS Med J need to register on our journal before starting online submission. URL: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/gmsmj or Scan QR.

2.Review process

This journal uses double-blind review. After submission, manuscripts are first reviewed by   Journal’s staff. Unacceptable languages manuscript, incorrect formatting will be return to author for   correction before transmission to the editorial board.

At least 2 independent reviewers of relevant experts were carefully selected by the section editor to be considered for the publication.

We are avoided list of only internal reviewer. Acceptable manuscript will be examined by section editor and editor-in-chief, either accepted or rejected without review will be examined by editor-in-chief.

English language editing services with free of charge to ensure the language you've used makes sense and is clear, and check for spelling, grammar, syntax, tense, and sentence structure is committed  under journal authority to the highest standards for publication.

Final proof corrections

Follow these guidelines when reviewing the proofs:

▪ Mark your corrections, in red ink, directly on the proofs. Make sure that your corrections are  noticeable and easy to understand.

▪ Check all type on the proofs. Check the title, the abbreviations list, and the author paper documentation.

▪ Check the table data against that in your original tables

▪ Check any equations against those in your original manuscript. Make sure special characters have not dropped out.

▪ Check to be sure that figures are entirely legible, including any small-print text.

Next step in the publication process is to submit final checked proof. Take the following steps to  provide the  final  proof corrections:

▪ Scan only those pages marked with corrections.

▪ Save each scanned page in PDF or JPG format.

▪ Submit all scanned pages via system or e-mail Apichai.lee@mfu.ac.th

Please return the checked proofs within 72 hours of receipt.  Late return of proofs may mean postponement to a later issue.

Original Articles

Original article reveals the research results regarding of basic and advanced clinical research in medicine and related health sciences, as well as medical education.

Community Medicine Article

Community medicine is topic related to community in the countries of Greater Mekong Sub-region and also the health issues of people along the border of Thailand

Review Articles

Review article aggregates acknowledge from the journals or books.

Short Report

Short report may be a preliminary study, short communication, case report or new emerging diseases.

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