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 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).
- Letter to the Editor
- Abstract (Not more than 250 words), structured
- The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
- The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
- Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
- Images and tables (clear and not more than six), after the references
A major didactic article that clarifies and summarizes the exhaustive review of the literature on a subject, not more than 4500 words. It should be accompanied by a structured abstract of not more than 300 words consisting of Background, objectives, methods, results and conclussion. References should not exceed 60 in number except by discussion with the editor. We encourage the use of PRISMA and other standard tools for this. The Editor in Chief can also invite authors for this section.
4 - 8 keywords are required.
An original article of a scientific reseach which may be clinical sciences or basic medical sciences. It must include Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussions, Comments and References. A structured abstract of not more than 300 words and keywords must be included.
This may be retrospective or prospective.
Case reports and series
Case Reports: Brief individual cases of unusual interest or rare ones. This is must have learning points and for the purpose of documenting occurrence. It must be scientific and not more than 2,000 words. It should unstructured abstract and 4 - 6 key words.
A report of 400 – 800 words, illustrated by not more than three illustrations and eight references. This category offers a means for rapid communication about a single subject.
Letters to the editor and short notes. Contributions should not exceed 600 words, two figures and 10 references.
This is mainly pictorial and can include quizz for learning purposes.
Reports of Conferences and Programmes by the Nigerian Association of Dermatologists and the affiliates including Abstracts
This include relevant scientific news, association news, conference proceedings and pictures. This can be with pictures. This will be as brief as possible and preferable in pictures.
On acceptance, the copyright of the paper will be vested in the Journal/Publisher. All authors of the manuscript are required to sign the “Statement to be signed by all authors” and the transfer of the copyright.
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