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Read guidlines and select article type below to submit.

 

Guidelines for authors

Word Limit

1500–2000 words (1000–1500 words for Homeopathy360)
 Essentially British English (UK English)

Article Type

Research Paper / Case Study/ Subjective articles
Research Paper:
Head

Abstract

·   50­–150 words

·   To include:

           . Background

           . Materials and methods

           . Results

           . Conclusion

Keywords

·         5 to 10 (can be more for online articles)

·         Separated by commas

·         All in lowercase – Except the medical term requiring capitalization

Abbreviations

·         Below Keywords ( e.g. Respiratory System (R.S.), ….)

·         Separated by commas

Body

Introduction

·         Mandatory

Objectives of the study

·         Mandatory

Materials and Methods

·    Mandatory

·    To include

.   research methodology and study design

.    inclusion and exclusion criteria

.    details of intervention

.    outcome assessment criteria

.    other relevant information about the study.

Results

·         To be presented succinctly by presentation of facts by data tables and figures with normal values.

·         No comments.

Discussion and Conclusion

Mandatory
Tail
References/ Bibliography

·    Style: Vancouver*(see appendix)

·    Numbered

 
Case Studies:
Mandatory sections

·    Introduction

·    Case history

·    Diagnosis

·    Case analysis

·    Follow up

·    Conclusion

Introduction

·    To include reason as to

.    Why the case has been chosen (reason for uniqueness)

.   How it fits into the discipline of Homoeopathy.

Case history

·    To include highlights from

.   Description of patient

.   Chronological course of clinical symptoms, treatment modalities used and their outcome

.   Details of chief complaints including causation, modalities, overview of general and mental symptoms and family history, etc.

.     Observations regarding patient’s behavior and appearance

.     Direct quotes maybe used. (in quotation marks)

 

Diagnosis

·    With International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10)code

·    To include

.   Diagnostic reasoning

.   Other diagnoses considered, etc.

.   Prognosis characteristics (where applicable; e.g. staging in cancer)

Investigation reports

·     Mandatory

·     High resolution images

·     Essentially Scanned copy (No mobile pictures)

Case analysis

·     To include

.  Analysis

.   Evaluation of symptoms

.   Repertorisation

.   Reasoning behind remedy and chosen potency

.   Prognosis

.   Treatment plan

.   Reasons for use of any adjunctive therapy

The remedy

·         To cover characteristic symptoms of case.

·         Selection be based on reliable materiamedica from provings; old or new.

#Cases where the case analysis or remedy selection is based purely on conjecture will not be accepted.
Follow up

·     Appropriate follow up including

.   Practitioner’s assessment

.   Investigation reports

.   Repertorization

.   Explanation regarding subsequent prescriptions.

·         Chronic cases (atleast once a year follow up for recurrence chances) and acute cases also to be mentioned in a similar fashion.

Repertory chart

·         High resolution images

·         Essentially a Screenshot of screen. (No mobile pictures)

Conclusion

·         Discuss relevant literature.

·         Insights into

.   Difficulties/ problems encountered

.   Learning from case

.    Uniqueness of case report.

·    May bear reference to comparison of another similar case published in some other source.

References·         Vancouver style*(see appendix)
 
Subjective articles:
Mandatory sections

·         Title

·         Abstract

·         Introduction

·         Headings

·         Conclusion

Title

·         Short

·         Descriptive

·         Appropriate to article

Abstract·         50 to 150 words
Keywords·         5 to 10(can be more for online articles)
Introduction

·         Informative

·         Suitability of topic in the discipline of Homoeopathy

Headings/ Body·         Detailing of subject
Conclusion·         To mention the learning from the subject dealt with.
References·         Vancouver style *(see appendix)

 

 

*Referencing

Referencing is the standard way of acknowledging the sources of information and ideas used in your work. It is important to consistent and accurate while citing the source of information.

Referencing is essential to avoid plagiarism. It allows readers to fully understand a topic, verify quotations and follow your and the cited authors’ work.

A standard referencing has two components:

  1. References:

Books

Author AA. Title of book. # edition [if not first]. Place of Publication: Publisher; Year of publication. Pagination.

 

Journals

Author AA, Author BB, Author CC, Author DD. Title of article. Abbreviated title of journal. Date of publication YYYY Mon DD;volume number(issue number):page numbers.

 

Webpages

Author/organization's name.Title of the page [Internet]. Place of publication: Publisher's name; Date or year of publication [updated year month day; cited year month day]. Available from: URL

  • References are to be numbered essentially in the order of their occurrence in the text.
  1. In text citations:
  • Reference numbers in parentheses should be placed as superscripts at appropriate places within article.

E.g. text(1–4).

  • Footnotes (in text) to be numbered as Roman numerals in lower case.

E.g. (texta, textb, etc.)

 

Figures and Tables

  • Cited in text in Roman numbers (Figure 1, Table 1, etc.)
  • Captions are mandatory.
  • Should not be integrated into the text document and sent in separate file saved as ‘Figures and Tables’.
  • The following graphic file formats should be used (also for reports, repertory charts, etc.):
    • For coloured and black-and- white bitmaps: *.tif, *.jpg, (resolution: 300 dpi).
    • For diagrams and line drawings: *.eps (resolution: 800 dpi).

#Please ensure thorough and proper crosslinking in the cited text and references. (Especially for Homeopathy360)

# Ensure that all the hyperlinks provided in the references are working properly.

 

Important points for all authors

  • Authors are requested to send us a few lines of bibliographical information and if possible, a photograph.
  • Authors are required to send us their correct email ids and telephone numbers for proper correspondence.
  • Last date for submission of manuscripts:
Peer reviewed articles15th of previous month
Other articles20th of previous month.

 

  • Homoeopathic remedy names (i.e. first and last names) should be written in italics (Abiesalba) and in full (Abies alba and notAbies-a) at all occurrences in the text. Potency number and scale to be specified, for example, 30C.
  • Articles will be edited for minor grammatical, spelling and usage errors.
  • Permissions: Authors must obtain permission to reproduce all maps, diagrams, figures and photographs. As a rule it is necessary to obtain permission for single passages of prose exceeding 250 words, or scattered passages totaling more than 400 words from any one work. Please supply the publisher with full information for all work cited, including author, dates published, and publisher and page references. Patient’s or, where appropriate, parents/guardian’s consent must be obtained to use photographs of patients.

#Note: Submitting an article is an indication that the article in present or revised form—is not being considered for publication in other journals, in edited volumes or in any other sort of print or digital media platform.

 

Submission of Manuscripts:

Submission of articles via email attachments or on CD in Word document will be preferred.

All manuscripts should be addressed to:

 

The Editor,

The Homoeopathic Heritage,

Jain Publishers (P.) Ltd.

Address: D-157, Sector 63, Noida. U.P.201307 (India)

Phone No.: +91-120-4933333

E-Mail: editor1@bjain.com

Website: www.bjainbooks.com

 

#P.S. The manuscripts will be evaluated according to the Journal’s usual procedures, and that the

acceptance is not guaranteed. The rejected article will not be sent back and there is no claim for the

same.

Thank you for your interest in submitting articles for The Homoeopathic Heritage and Homeopathy360.