Guide


1. Only manuscripts that fall within the focus and scope of the Journal will be considered.

2. Manuscripts should be divided into the following sections (in this order):

    • Title Page

Please prepare your title page as a separate electronic file, including the following elements:Title of the manuscript. Author(s) list, please list their full names and up to 2 academic degrees per author. Affiliation(s) of each author, including department or division, institution, city, country.Corresponding author(s) full name, contact information including address, phone, and e-mail address.

    • Cover Letter

On the cover letter; the author(s) should present the title, manuscript type and and whether the submitted work had previously been presented in a scientific meeting. The cover letter should contain a statement that the manuscript will not be published or evaluated for publication elsewhere while under consideration by Acta Medica Alanya. In addition, the full name of the corresponding author and his/her contact information including the address, phone number and e-mail address should be provided at the bottom of the cover letter. Authors should be specify two referees who do not work in the same institution and it is not name in manuscript.The cover letter should be signed by corresponding author, scanned and submitted in jpg or pdf format with other manuscript files.

    • Abstract

The Abstract of the manuscript should not exceed 250 words and must reflect the following parts: background or the context and purpose of the study; results or the main findings; conclusions ora brief summary and potential implications. Minimize the use of abbreviations and do not cite references in the abstract. All articles should include Turkish and English abstract with a maximum of 250 words and between 3 and 10 keywords.

    • Keyword

Three to ten keywords representing the main content of the article

    • Introduction

The introduction should be written in a way that is understandable to researchers without specialist knowledge in that area and must clearly state (and if helpful, illustrate) the background to the research and its aims. The section should end with a brief statement of what is being reported in the article. Standard chemical symbols and abbreviations may be used in the text, but full term should be given when first mentioned. Units of measurements should be spelled out except when preceded by a numeral. If no-metric measurement units are used the metric equivalent should be mentioned. The complete scientific name of every organism must be cited when it is first mentioned in the text. The generic name may be abbreviated thereafter, except when there are references to other genera with the same initial. The use of common names must be accompanied by the correct scientific name on first use.

    • Results & Discussion

The results and discussion may be combined into a single section or presented separately. This section may also be broken into subsections with short, informative headings.

    • Results & Discussion

The results and discussion may be combined into a single section or presented separately. This section may also be broken into subsections with short, informative headings.

    • Conclusions

This should state clearly the main conclusions of the research and give a clear explanation of their importance and relevance. Summary illustrations may be included.

    • Recommendations

(if any)

    • Acknowledgements

Please acknowledge anyone who contributed towards the article by making substantial contribution to conceptions, design, acquisition of data, or analysis and interpretation of data, or who was involved in drafting the manuscript or revising it critically for important intellectual content, but who does not meet the criteria for authorship. Please also include the source(s) of funding for each author, and for the manuscript preparation. Authors must describe the role of the funding body, if any, in design, in the collection, analysis and interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript; and in the decision to submit the manuscript for publication. Please also acknowledge anyone who contributed materials essential for the study. If a language editor has made significant revision of the manuscript, we recommend that you acknowledge the editor by name, where possible. Authors should obtain permission to acknowledge from all those mentioned in the Acknowledgements section.

    • References

References: . Number of references must be up to 40 in research articles and 20 in case reports. In case report-brief literature review and/or Case series (> 3 cases) up to 15 and in Review up to 50 cases.

Total number references of non-PMID and / or DOI or book-book chapters or web-addressed should not exceed three (all) in whole.

References should be numbered as the sequence they appeared in the manuscript. Numerals in normal brackets should be used starting from (1). All sources the authors made direct use of should be included as references, excluding unpublished results and personal communications. During the preparation of the manuscript for publication, additional information regarding any unconfirmed references will be requested from the authors. References should also be submitted to online section references box (with the original sequence appeared in manuscript but this time without numbers). For abbreviation of journal names and citations http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/uniform_requirements.html should be followed. For Turkish Scientific journals please visit http://www.atifdizini.com/journals/tr-index.html

Journal names must be abbreviated according to the list of Index Medicus/Medline/PubMed (the list of MEDLINE journals and their abbreviations published annually by NLM can be accessed at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/tsd/serials/lji.html). All author names are listed for articles having less than 6 authors. If the article contains 7 or more authors, names of the first 6 authors are written and followed by “et al.”. Names of the authors are followed by the title of the manuscript, year, volume and page numbers.

Published article: Aslan A, Kırdemır V, Kocak A, Atay T, Baydar ML, Özerdemoglu RA et al. Influence of 1800 MHz GSM-like Electromagnetic Radiation Exposure on Fracture Healing. Arch Med Res. 2014;45(2):125-31.

Articles in press: Hicyilmaz H, Vural H, Delibas N, Sutcu R, Gultekin F, Yilmaz N. The effects of walnut supplementation on hippocampal NMDA receptor subunits NR2A and NR2B of rats. Nutr Neurosci. 2014 Dec 18. [Epub ahead of print] doi:10.1179/1476830514Y.0000000166

Web page: National and / or international institutional, well-known, scientific content websites can be cited by specifying the access date. Example; World Health Organization. Available at: http://www.who.int/en/ Accessed March 26, 2016.

Chapter in book: Must be cited to the last edition of the main textbooks published by national and / or international well-known bookstores. Example; Herring JA. Developmental dysplasia of the hip. In: Herring JA, editor. Tachdjian’s Pediatric Orthopaedics. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Saunders/Elsevier; 2014. p. 504-16.

3. In preparing illustration and figures, ensure that each figure includes a single illustration and should fit on a single page in portrait format. If a figure               consists of separate parts, it is important that a single composite illustration file be submitted which contains all parts of the figure. The following                     fileformats can be accepted: PDF, TIFF, PNG, JPEG or BMP. Note that it is the responsibility of the author(s) to obtain permission from the copyright holder       to reproduce figures or tables that have previously been published elsewhere.

4. Proofs will be sent by email to the corresponding author and are expected to proofread the article carefully. The corrected proof should be received by the      administration within two working days.