Author Guidelines

Contusm Publication journals invites authors to publish original research, review articles, case reports, mini reviews, short communications, editorials, letter to editor, case series, case blogs, case study, clinical videos, and more.

Types of Submissions:
  • Original Research
  • Review Article
  • Case Reports
  • Mini Reviews
  • Short Communications
  • Editorials
  • Letter to Editor
  • Case Series
  • Case Blogs
  • Case Study
  • Clinical Videos, and etc.
Originality:

This contusm publications is dedicated to publishing original research work or material which has neither been published nor copied from the same content. It should not be in a state of publishing in any other journals.

To ensure the above criteria, we use different software to check for plagiarism in the submitted manuscripts.

Peer-Review Process:

After the plagiarism process is done, Contusm Publications follows a rapid double-blinded peer-review process, where authors' and reviewers' identities are kept confidential and secure.

The review process will take a minimum of 1-3 weeks, and after receiving comments/reviews, a final decision will be taken for the acceptance of the manuscript.

Decision and Acceptance:

After receiving comments/reviews, a final decision will be made regarding the acceptance of the manuscript.

Submission Guidelines

Authors must submit an original manuscript that is not published or submitted elsewhere.

Submission Formats:

Authors are encouraged to submit documents in doc, docx, and pdf formats only.

Submission Documents:

Authors should submit all necessary documents along with the manuscript, such as figure attachments, cover letters, table files, etc.

Contact Details:

Authors must provide complete contact details while submitting a manuscript. For example:

  • Last Name followed by Initials
  • Department
  • University
  • Complete Postal Address
  • Country
  • Telephone details
  • Fax No
  • Email

Types of Manuscripts and Formats

Research Article:

Article should not contain more than 6000 words, abstract word limit should be 250 words. There is no restriction on the number of images, tabular columns.

Review Article:

The article should contain no more than 4500 words, and the abstract word limit should be 250 words.

Case Report:

The Case Report article should contain no more than 3000 words, and the abstract word limit should be 250 words.

Mini-Review:

Article should not contain more than 2500 words, abstract word limit should be 250 words.

Short Communications:

Article length should be restricted to 2000 words and can contain two figures or tables.

Letter to Editor:

Article should not contain more than 1000 words with a maximum of 10 references.

Clinical Image:

Maximum 3 images along with 250 words need to be submitted in clinical image.

Editorial:

Article count should be between 1200-1500.

Manuscript Preparation Format and Guidelines:
  • Cover Letter
  • Title and Author Details
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Materials and Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Acknowledgment
  • References
Cover Letter

Mandatory cover letter needs to be submitted along with the manuscript. A statement confirming the approval of all co-authors involved in preparing and submitting the manuscript. Declaration of any potential conflict of interest. There should also be confirmation that the content of the manuscript has not been published or is in the state of consideration for publications by any other journals.

Title and Author Details

The title should be specific yet concise. A complete detail of all authors' affiliation details, including department, university or organization, city, state/province (if applicable), and country, telephone no. email address.

Abstract

An abstract is a vital part and it summarizes the whole article within 200-250 words or 250-300 words. It should include the following sub-headings, but these may vary depending on the type of article: Aims, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion.

Keywords

Keywords that are important for the article need to be mentioned, followed by a semicolon. 6-8 vital keywords include in this section.

Body of the Article (Text)

It is the main part of the content that includes separate sections such as introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, conclusion, and acknowledgment.

Introduction

Covers broader context and concludes a brief dissemination of research work or experiments.

Materials and Methods

Statistical methods with enough details are available to readers. There will also be a description of participants or what was studied. Mentioning any adverse events or side effects. Authors describe the limitation of the study.

Results

Covers all relevant positive and negative findings. Tables and Figures can be included in this part.

Discussion

Should give a detailed representation of data, starting with a brief but comprehensive overview of the main findings.

Conclusion

In this section, the final result obtained from the article by using methods/experiments is included, and further research can be done based on these observations.

Conflicts of Interest

Authors should mention conflicts of interest to avoid further hurdles or any problems after article publication.

Acknowledgment

Authors who have contributed directly or indirectly to preparing the manuscript should be listed in this section.

References

References need to be mentioned according to the standard, and the format should be in Vancouver.

Article Processing Charges and Policies

Contusm Publications, a publishing group of international open-access peer-reviewed journals, requires Article Processing Charges that will be billed by the submitting author following the acceptance of a manuscript for publication. There is no submission fee. APCs are levied on the author of the manuscript being published. APC will not be refunded after the manuscript is published online.

The article processing fee for publication in Contusm Publication is $500 USD.

This fee covers the following services:

  • Peer review process
  • Editing and proofreading
  • Formatting and typesetting
  • Online publication
  • Promotion and distribution

If you have any questions or need further information, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Who can request an APC discount or more?

Discounts to reduce Article Processing Charges (APCs) for open-access articles are available to:

  • Corresponding authors with primary affiliations based on countries defined by the World Bank as Low-Income Economies, Lower-Middle-Income Economies can apply for a discount on the normal APC when they publish in our open-access journals.
  • Please note that changes made to these lists by the World Bank each July.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for any further information: contact@contusm.com

Manuscript Removal Policy

The author may not want to publish his/her manuscript after submitting it to any journal of ContusM Publications. We do not charge a fee for terminating and removing an article from the journal if the author specifies it within a week. If an author wants to remove the manuscript after one week, he/she will be asked to pay a partial processing fee from the article process fee. This fee is charged by our publisher for using a variety of services during the processing of a manuscript. We request the authors to pay 30% of the original article processing fee in case of termination or removal of the manuscript after one week.

For any queries or discussions regarding the Manuscript Termination Fee/Article Processing Fee, please contact us: contact@contusm.com


Editorial Board Member Guidelines

  • Roles and Responsibilities
    • Review and assess submitted manuscripts for quality, relevance, and originality.
    • Provide constructive feedback and recommendations to authors for manuscript improvement.
    • Participate in editorial meetings and discussions to make editorial decisions.
    • Ensure adherence to ethical and publication guidelines.
    • Contribute to the journal's growth by identifying potential authors and promoting the journal.
  • Eligibility Criteria
    • A Ph.D. in a relevant field (or equivalent) is preferred.
    • Demonstrated expertise and research experience in the subject area covered by the journal.
    • Previous experience in peer review or editorial roles is a plus.
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
    • Commitment to maintaining the highest standards of research integrity and ethical conduct.
  • If you meet the eligibility criteria and are interested in joining our editorial board, please contact us for more information.

Reviewers Guidelines

Thank you for considering becoming a peer reviewer for our journal. Your expertise and feedback play a crucial role in maintaining the quality of our publications. Please adhere to the following guidelines:

General Guidelines

  • Reviewers should have expertise in the subject matter of the submitted manuscript.
  • Reviews should be conducted objectively and without bias.
  • Confidentiality must be maintained throughout the review process.

Review Process

  • Reviewers are expected to provide constructive feedback to authors.
  • Assess the manuscript for originality, clarity, and significance of the research.
  • Submit your review within the specified timeline.

Feedback

  • Clearly communicate your comments and recommendations to the editors and authors.
  • If you suspect plagiarism or ethical issues, report them to the editorial team.

If you are willing to serve as a reviewer, please contact us to express your interest or for further information.

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