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.
- A cover letter that the manuscript is submitted to SMJ only, it has never been published elsewhere in English or other languages, and it has been approved by all authors.
- The submission file is in Microsoft Word
Illustrations should be saved at the highest resolution setting and sized no larger than 800 kB per file as possible.
Figure images should be provided in JPEG or TIF format. Graphics software such as Photoshop and Illustrator (not presentation software such as PowerPoint, CorelDraw, or Harvard Graphics) should be used to create the figures.
- IRB approval, coi disclosure, consent form and clinical trial registration are required. Please include this information with your submission.
- Articles must be checked for potential plagiarism with Turnitin.
Authors can suggest two or better four the names of different institutions reviewers in the cover letter. Provide the following information: name, affiliation and contact email.
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.