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Authors guide

Journal of Paramedical Sciences and Rehabilitation




The journal of paramedical sciences and rehabilitation is specialized to present theories, researches, and recent scientific approaches in the fields of health information technology, radiology, laboratory sciences, physical therapy, and occupational therapy in order to promote the quality of education and research and to share scientific experiences.

    1. The journal is free to edit and publish the papers. The submitted articles would not be returned.
    2. Medical ethics should be considered and patient’s information should be secret.
    3. Only the following articles are accepted: Research article, review article, letter to editor
    4. The author is supposed to send the revised article one month after the review.
    5. Articles should be written in A4 papers with B Nazanin font size 12 in Microsoft Office Word. There should be no page borders and the article should be less than 5 pages. The article should be submitted in
    6. Following the submission, review, and revising, the manuscripts should finally be verified by the editorial board and published subsequently.
    7. The submitted articles shouldn’t be accepted or published in any other journals. If the abstract has been presented in any conferences, the exact date and the information of the conference should be mentioned. If the article is accepted in any other journal, while it’s being reviewed, the author should inform the journal as soon as possible.
    8. The authors are responsible for the accuracy of data. The submission letter must be signed by all the authors. The corresponding author is responsible for writing the authors’ names in the article. Since the research is a teamwork, the name of all the authors should be mentioned in the right order. Note that team works are in priority for being published.
    9. Research articles with novelty are in priority.
    10. An original article should consist of the following: Title page, abstract, purpose, methods, results, discussion, conclusion, acknowledgments, and references.



  Title page

All the followings should be mentioned in the title page: The title of the article, first name and sir name of the authors, e-mails, phone numbers, title of the corresponding author, affiliation, and short title.



The followings are considered to be mentioned in the abstract: title, purpose, methods, results, conclusion, and key words.       

  • The abstract should consist of 150-350 words and key words should be between 3 to 8.To

  • choose proper keywords, MeSH is strongly recommended.



References should be written in the Vancouver style. They should be new and shouldn’t be less than ten.

    • Referring to a book( up to four authors)

Sir name of the first author “space” the first letter of the authors first name,( do the same for the rest of the authors) title of the book, place where the book was published, publisher, date of publish, and referred pages.

Example: Marrel R, McLellan J. Information Management in Health care USA: Delmar; 1998:20-31.

    •  Referring to a book (more than four authors)

 “et all” should be mentioned following the name of the fourth author

    •  Editor as an author

 A comma comes after the name of the author which follows by the word “editor”

    •  Referring to a journal (up to four authors)

Sir name of the first author “space” the first letter of the authors first name (do this for the rest of the authors). Title of the article, title of the journal, date of publish, volume, referred pages.

Example: Leviss J, Kremsdorf R, Mohaideen M.The CMIO – A New Leader for Health System. JAMIA 2006; 13(5): 573-578.

 -The electronic address of the electronic journals must be mentioned.

 -The title of the journal should be abbreviated according to the Medline.

    •  Referring to a journal (more than four authors)

 “et al” should be mentioned after the name of the fourth author

    •  Affiliation

If the referred book or journal belongs to an organization, the exact affiliation must be mentioned.

    • Thesis

 Sir name of the executive, first name, title of the thesis [thesis]. Place of publish: name of faculty, university, date of publish.

 - Youssef NM. School adjustment of children with congenital heart disease [Thesis]. Pittsburgh (PA): Univ. of Pittsburgh; 1988.

    •  Emails ( personal letters):

Sir name of the writer of the letter, first letter of the first name, year, month, day, subject of the letter, name of the receiver, e-mail of the writer of the letter.

    •  Referring to articles that were presented in conferences:

 Sir name of the presenter, first name, title of the article, date of the conference, organizer of the conference, year of the conference



 Illustrations, tables, tools for collecting data (Questionnaire, checklist) are included in appendix.

    • The background of the tables should be white, the title should be above the table, and the tables should be numbered as they are used in the article.

    • The background of the graphs are supposed to be white and title and the explanation of the graph should be written under it.

    1. Review articles should include the followings: 

    • Title page, abstract, key words, purpose, main body, discussion and conclusion, acknowledgements, and references.
    • -A miximum of 10 original articles should be reviewed in a comprehensive review article which  at least three of them must belong to the author.
    1. Case reports should consist of the followings: Title, abstract, case report, discussion, references

    2. Abbreviations should be mentioned for the first time they are mentioned.

    3. This journal uses double-blind review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers and vice versa, throughout the review process.