Russian Journal of Woman and Child Health
ISSN 2618-8430 (Print), 2686-7184 (Online)

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“Russian Journal of Woman and Child Health” accepts original papers and reviews in Russian and English for all areas of obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics that were not previously published or accepted for publication in other printed and/or electronic publications. All materials submitted to the editorial board and complying with the requirements of these guidelines are subject to review. Papers approved by the editors and the editorial board are printed on a fee-free basis for the authors. Information and/or promotional materials of domestic and foreign advertisers are published in the magazine on a commercial basis.

The scheme of the paper is as follows: title page, abstract, text, references, tables, figures,

figure captions.

The title page should contain:

1. The title of the paper. The title should not contain abbreviations, word contractions and commercial names of drugs and medical equipment.

2. Names and surnames of authors, their academic degree, title and position.

3. The full name of the institution and department (laboratory) in which the work was performed, as well as the full post address of the institution.

4. Surname, name, patronymic and full contact information of the author responsible for communication with the editorial office.

5. Sources of financing in the form of grants, equipment, medicines or all of the above, as well as a report on a possible conflict of interest.

The abstract should contain at least 250 words for original papers and at least 150 words for reviews and be structured, i.e., repeat the headings of the paper: aim, methods, results, conclusion. The abstract to the literature review is not structured.

The keywords (about 10) are provided below the paper, contributing to indexing the paper in the information retrieval systems. The emphasis should be on new and important aspects of research or observations. For papers in Russian the information described in Nos. 1–4 should be duplicated in English. The English names of institutions should not include their full state status, such as a federal institution, state, budgetary, educational, curative, preventive, commercial, etc.). Abstract and keywords, figure captures, table names and symbols in figures and tables should be duplicated in English. Special attention should be paid to translation, since it helps our foreign colleagues to create a general opinion about the paper. It is recommended to use professional translation.

The text of the paper should be simple and clear, without long historical introductions, unreasonable repetitions, neologisms and scientific jargon. To indicate the drugs the international nonproprietary names are needed. You can specify the name of the drug on the site http://www.grls.rosminzdrav.ru. It is recommended to adhere to the following scheme of presentation (not marking them in the text): a) the introduction and aim; b) material and methods; c) results; d) discussion e) conclusions; g) references.

For a more accurate presentation of information in large-volume papers, it is necessary to use sections and sub-headings within each section.

The introduction should briefly indicate the state of the problem, the relevance of research to formulate the purpose of work and justify the need for the study or observation. Only those works that are directly related to the subject should be mentioned, do not include data or conclusions that will be presented in the paper.

When describing materials and methods of research elaborate on the selected patients or experimental animals for observation and experiments (including those in the control group) to indicate their age, sex and other characteristics affecting the results, describe the methods, apparatus (in brackets it manufacturer and country or city), as well as all treatments in sufficient detail to allow other researchers to reproduce the results. Description of generally accepted methods, including statistics should be limited to the references. It is necessary to specify exactly all drugs and chemicals, the dose and route of administration. Trade name of the drug company and the manufacturer can result in this section in brackets after the international nonproprietary name.

It is necessary to present the research results in the text, tables and diagrams in a logical sequence, not to repeat in the text data from tables or figures, isolated or summarize only important observations. All cited figures and tables should be referenced in the text. Signatures to figures, table names and symbols in figures and tables should be duplicated in English. A statistical significance in difference of the results should be indicated. Mathematical formulas should be created by standard means of MS Word, scrutinized and placed in the text. The units should be given in SI metric system, temperature — Celsius, blood pressure — in mm Hg.

In discussion the results provide new and important aspects of this study, the application of the results obtained, including in further studies, as well as their limitations. The study should be critically compared with other studies in this area.

Conclusions of the work should be linked to the objectives of the study, so as to avoid unwarranted applications not supported by the facts completely. If necessary the end of the paper can be summarized as expressing gratitude.

All parts of the manuscript should be printed in 1.5 intervals, font – Times New Roman, ont size – 12, the volume of the original paper – up to 10 pages, literature review – up to 15 pages. References should be placed at the end of the manuscript and printed in Vancouver style (NLM). Sources in the list of references must be strictly specified in the order of citing and numbered in strict accordance with their numbering in the text of the paper. The reference in the text of the manuscript, tables and figures on the literary source should be presented in the form of numbers in square brackets (e.g., [5]). Russian sources should be cited not only in the original language (Russian), but also in English. English-language sources are published in the original language.

The list of references should include papers, mainly published in the last 10–15 years in refereed journals, monographs and patents. It is recommended to avoid theses, manuals, works from the collections of papers, proceedings of the conference.

For example:

Cohen J.I. Epstein-Barr virus infection. The New England journal of medicine. 2000;343(7):481–492.

The author is solely responsible for the accuracy of the information contained in the list of references.

The author should keep a copy of all materials and documents submitted to the editorial office.

Papers drawn up without taking into account the above requirements are not considered.

Materials for publication in electronic form should be sent to: postmaste@doctormedia.ru.