Article Categories and Requirements
TSCIR accepts Original Article/ RCT, Observational Studies, Review Articles, Clinical Practice Guidelines, Commentaries, and Letters to the Editor.
TSCIR supports initiatives aimed at improving the quality of scientific publications by promoting transparent and accurate reporting of health research. The journal requires authors to follow the applicable guideline from the current existing guidelines on the reporting of various study types (presented in the table below). The EQUATOR network of reporting guidelines provides a more extensive list of links and topics at www.equator-network.org.
|Original Article / RCT||CONSORT||3,000 words; 5 figures/tables||Structured;
|Observational Studies||STROBE||3,000 words; 5 figures/tables||Structured;
|Review Articles||PRISMA||5,000 words; 5 figures/tables||Structured;
|Clinical Practice Guidelines||3,000 words; 5 figures/tables||Unstructured; 200 words max|
|Letter to the Editor||600 words; 1 figure/table||N/A|
*Additional material can be submitted as Supplemental Digital Content. Exceptions can be made to these requirements with prior approval of the Editors (email@example.com).
**Provide an abstract of no more than 250 words with up to 7 key words that describe the contents of the article, like those that appear in the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) or the National Library of Medicine’s Medical Subject Headings (https://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/MBrowser.html). Click here for an example of a structured abstract.