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  • 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, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines
Indonesian Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is a scientific publication published each semester (2 times in a year, January-June, July-December) and receives Medical scientific article like research article (original article / research paper), scientific papers (review paper) and case
reports in Indonesian or English.

Submitting the Article
Articles for submission in Indonesian Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  must be previously unpublished and not delivered to other publications at the same time. Preparation of technical papers. The Article is typed on 8.5 x 11 "(letter) paper, with 1" margin, font should be 12 Point- Times New Roman, and double spaced in paragraph.  Each section / component of the script begins on a new page, in the following order: title, abstract and key words, whole text, thanks, bibliography, tables and drawings (each table and picture on a separate page) . Page numbers are listed in sequence
starting from the title page in the lower right hand corner. The length of articles is normally no greater than 4,000 words but should not exceed 6,000 words
Title page The title page (first page) should include a) the shortest, informative and title short (head of head or foot line) title not more than 40 characters (counting letters and spaces) listed under the title; b) the name and address of each author, the name of the author's affiliated department and agency; c) the name and address of the author for correspondence and telephone number, facsimile number, and e-mail address.

Abstracts and keywords
Abstracts in second page must be containe of no more than 200 words written in Indonesian and English. Abstracts of research reports are structured abstracts containing backgrounds including research objectives (Introduction), methods (Methods), results (Results) and conclusions (Conclusions). While abstracts of scientific papers are unstructured abstracts that include preface, content, discussion and conclusions. Abstracts are made short, informative by emphasizing new and important aspects of research reports. Keywords are listed below the abstract on the same page as many as 3-10 words. Use words that match the list in Medicus Index.
Text of the research report is divided into sections as follows: Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion and Conclusion. Describe detailed statistical techniques on methods to make it easier for readers to re-examine reported results. The text of scientific papers is divided into Introduction,
Contents, Discussion, and Conclusions. While the case report format consists of Introduction, Presentation / Case Description (Conclusion), Discussion and Conclusion.

Particularly addressed to 1) parties that providing financial support and support, 2) support from parts and institutions, 3) professionals contributing to the preparation of papers.

Reference is written in Vancouver and only includes the literature used and relevant. References are numbered according to their appearance in the text by using Arabic numerals and in the serialnumber text written in bracket. References used should be> 80% are primary (journals) and current (10 years) primary reference sources. Tables and figures are numbered according to their order of appearance in text using Arabic numerals. Epitome are written in accordance with the list in the Medicus Index that can be obtained on the library's web site (http://www.nlm.nih.gov). Avoid using abstracts as referrals. Referrals that have been received by a journal but not yet published should be added to the words "in press". Example: Leshner AI. Molecular mechanisms of cocaine addiction. N Engl J Med. In press 1996.Examples of how to write referrals:

Articles in the journal
1. 1.      Standard journal articles
List all authors when the number of authors is 6 (six) or less; if 7 (seven) or more include the first 6 (six) authors and followed by et al.
Vega KJ. Pina I, Krevsky B. Heart transplantation is associated with an increased risk of
pancreatobilliary disease. Ann Intern Med 1996; 124: 980-3. More than 6 (six) authors Parkin DM, Clayton D,  Black RJ,  Masuyer E,  Friedl HP, Ivanov E, et al.  Childhood  leukemia  in Europe after Chernobyl: 5 year follow-up. Br J Cancer 1996; 73: 1006-12.
1. 2.      Organization as author
The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. Clinical exercise  stress  testing. Safety  and performance guidelines. Med J Aust 1996: 164: 282-4.
1. 3.      Anonymous authors
Management of acute diarrhea (editorial). Lancet 1983; 1: 623-5.
1. 4.      Volume with supplements
Shen HM,  Zhang QF.  Risk  assessment of  nickel  carcinogen city and occupational lung cancer. Environ Health Percept 1994; 102 Suppl 1: 275-82.
1. 5.      Edition with supplements
Payne DK, Sulivan MD, Massie MJ. Women’s psychological reactions to breast cancer. Semin Oncol 1996; 23 (1 Suppl 2):89-97.
1. 6.      Volume with parts
Obzen T,  Nacitarhan S, Tuncer N. Plasma and urine sialic acid in non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. Ann Clin Biochem 1995; 32 (Pt 1): 303-6
1. 7.      Edition with section
Poole GH, Mills SM. One hundred consecutive cases of flap lacerations of the leg in ageing patients. N Z Med J 1994; 107(986 Pt 3): 377-8.
1. 8.      Edition without volume
Turan I, Wredmark T, Fellander-Tsai. Arthroscopic ankle arthrodesis in rheumatoid arthritis. Clin Orthop 1995; 320: 110-4.
1. 9.      No edition or volume
Browell DA, Lenard TW. Immunology status of the cancer patient and the effects of bloodtransfusion  on antitumor responses. Curr Opin Gen Surg 1993; 325-33.
1. 10.  Page Number in Roman Numbers
Fisher GA, Sikic BI. Drug resistance in clinical oncology and hematology. Introduction. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 1995 Apr; 9(2): xi-xii.
Books and Other Monographs
(The previous Vancouver rule incorrectly lists comma punctuation instead of semicolon punctuation between publisher and publishing year)
1. Individual writers
Ringsven MK, Bond D. Gerontology and leadership skills for nurses. 2nd ed. Albany (NY): Delmar Publishers; 1996.
1. Editor, as the author
Norman IJ, Redfern SJ, editors. Mental health care for  elderly people. New York: Churchill Livingston; 1992.
1. Organization as a writer and publisher
Institute of Medicine (US). Looking at the future of the Medicaid program. Washington: The Institute; 1992.
1. Chapter in the book
Note: The previous Vancouver rule lists a colon, now without a 'p' for the page. Philips SJ, Wishnant JP. Hypertension and stroke. In: Laragh JH, Brenner BM, editors. Hypertension: pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management. 2nd ed. New York: Raven Press; 1995. p. 465-78.
1. Books use volume
Bitchell TC. Hereditary coagulation disorders. In: Lee GR, Bithell TC, Foerster J, Athens JW, Lukens NJ, editors. Wintrobe’s clinical hematology. Vol.2. 9th ed. Philadelphia: Lea & Fabiger; 1993. p. 1422-72.
1. Proceedings of the Conference
Kimura J, Shilbasaki H, editors. Recent advances in clinical neurophysiology. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of EMG and Clinical Neurophysiology; 1995 Oct 15-19; Kyoto, Japan. Amsterdam: Elsevier; 1996.
1. Paper in conference
Bengtsoon S, Solheim BG. Enforcement of data protection, privacy and security in medical informatics. In: Lun KC, Degoulet P, Piemme TE, Reinhoff O, editors. MEDINFO 92. Proceedings ofthe 7th World Congress un Medical Informatics; 1992 Sep 6-10; Geneva, Switzerland. Amsterdam: North-Holland; 1992. p. 1561-5.
1. Scientific or technical reports
Published by a funding / sponsorship agency:
Smith P, Gollanday K. Payment for durable medical equipment billed during skilled nursing facilitystays. Final report. Dallas (TX); Dept. of Health services (US), Office of Evaluation and inspections; 1994 Oct. Report No.: HHSI-GOE169200860.
Issued by the Implementing Agency: Field MJ, Tranquada RE, Feasley JC, editors. Health services research: work force and educational
issues. Washington: National academy Press; 1995. Contract No.: AHCPR282942008. Sponsored
by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.
1. Dissertation
Kaplan SJ. Post-hospital home health care: the elderly’s access and utilization (dissertation). St Louis: Washington University; 1995.
1. Articles in the newspaper
Lee G. Hospitalizations tied to ozone pollution: study estimates 50,000 admissions annually. The Washington Post 1996 Jun 21; Sect. A3 (col.5).
1. Audiovisual Materials
HIV+/AIDS:the facts and the future [videocassette]. St. Louis (MO) Mosby-Year Book; 1995.
1. Dictionaries and references are similar
Stedman’s medical dictionary. 26th ed. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins; 1995. Apraxia; p. 119-20.
Electronic Materials
1.     Journal articles in electronic format
        Rosenthal S, Chen R, Hadler S. The safety of acellular pertussis vaccine vs whole cell
pertussis vaccine. Arch Pediart Adolesc Med. 1996; 150: 457-60. Available at:
http://www.amu.assn.org/sci_pubs/journals/archive/ajdc/vol_150/no_5/abstract/httm. Accessed Juni
10, 2006.
2.     Monographs in electronic format
        CDI, clinical dermatology illustrated [monograph on CD-Rom]. Reeves JRT, Maibach H. CMEA
Multimedia Group, procedures. 2nd ed. Version 2.0 San Diego: CMEA; 1995.
3.     Computer files
        Hemodynamics III; the ups and down of hemodynamics [computer program]. Version 2.2.
Orlando (FL): Computerized Educational Systems: 1993.
Tables and drawings

Print each table on a separate page and double space typed. Serial number of table and picture
according to the order of its appearance in text. For footnotes in the table use the symbols in the
following order: *, †, ‡, §, ||, ¶, **, ††, ‡‡.
Manuscripts received by editors will be discussed by tutors and editors have the right to improve the
order of language without changing its contents. The use of non-medical foreign terms should be
avoided or accompanied by an explanatory translation. Proposed improvements of the text
(especially with respect to substance) will be submitted to the author concerned.
Submitting The manuscript to Editor's Email Address : editor@indojournalpmr.org
Contact persons for the organizations: Nurul Amira
Secretariat of The Indonesian Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Association
Jl. Cakalang Raya no 28a. East Jakarta. Indonesia.
Phone : +62 21 47866390
Fax : +62 21 47866390
Tiras : 100 eks
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