Volume: 4 Issue: 2, 5/26/23

Year: 2023

Research Articles

Case Report

New Trends in Medicine Sciences (NTMS) provides a forum for scientists, researchers, and academicians to share their ideas and recent research in the field of medical sciences and their applications. NTMS facilitates communication and networking among researchers and scientists when considerable changes occur in scientific innovation. It provides a medium for exchanging scientific research and technological achievements accomplished by the international community. NTMS is a high-quality double-blind, refereed journal. 


NTMS aimed to be an academic and scientific platform established to evaluate studies in medical disciplines and provide access to international scientists. NTMS is published in English as three issues in a year (January, May, and September) and aims to publish special issues on current matters. Our journal is available in Ulakbim, Dergipark Web portal. It prioritizes disciplines in medicine's basic, internal and surgical sciences and publishes clinical and experimental studies. As mentioned below, NTSM deals with general medicine, including several fields.
* Basic Medical Sciences
- Anatomy
- Biophysics
- Biostatistics
- Physiology
- Histology and Embryology
- Medical Biochemistry
- Medical Biology
- Medical Education and Informatics
- Medical Microbiology
- Medical History and Ethics
* Internal Medicine
- Emergency Medicine
- Family Medicine
- Forensic Medicine
- Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology
- Medical Genetics
- Medical Pharmacology
- Neurology
- Chest Diseases
- Nuclear Medicine
- Pediatrics
- Public Health
- Radiation Oncology
- Radiology
- Sports Medicine
- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- Dermatology and Venereology Thoracic
- Dermatology
- Cardiology
* Surgical Medicine Sciences
- Anesthesiology and Reanimation
- Pediatric Surgery
- General Surgery
- Chest Surgery
- Cardiovascular and Thoracic
- Ophthalmology
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Otorhinolaryngology
- Neurosurgery
- Orthopedics and Traumatology
- Medical Pathology
- Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
- Urology 

Please read these instructions before submitting your article (last updated on December 21, 2022).

General Policy:

- The submission file should be prepared according to the journal's rules
- The articles or contents sent to our journal should not have been published in any way before and should not be evaluated simultaneously by another journal
- The corresponding Author declares that all co-authors have seen and approved the article's final version for the submitted article
- The articles are only accepted to be published because the authors will allow editorial changes
- Still, the final reading and proof of the article are sent to the responsible Author before being sent to the press
- The decision to accept/reject an article belongs to the NTMS Editorial Board. "All processes related to preliminary evaluation, referee reviews, and publishing in our journal depend on the quality of the article you submitted, the result of the plagiarism report, and the sufficiency of the English language
- The average time for the preliminary assessment of manuscripts is 15 days. The average time during which the reviews of manuscripts are 90 days. The average time in which the article is published is 180 days

Types of articles
Articles evaluated for publication will be based on
- Original articles 

- Review articles 
(accepted by invitation)
- Letters to the editor

Limitations for Each Manuscript Type

Type of manuscript

Word LimitAbstract word limitReference LimitTable limitFigure limit
Original article3500250 (Structured)4067 or total of 15 images
Review article500025075610 or total of 20 images
Letter to the editor1000No abstract5No tables2 or total of 4 images

The authors need to upload  the following required documents for the submission:

- Title page
- Main text
- Copyright agreement form
- Author contribution form
- Plagiarism report
- Ethical approval document

Preparation of the article:
- The publication language of the journal is English
- Article text should be written in 12-point Times New Roman font, single-spaced with 2.5 cm margins on each side
- Each page should be numbered at the bottom right corner
- The abbreviations should be in parenthesis during the first mentioned in the text and used in all articles
- If a drug, medical agent, extract, or species name is used, or a particular technique is mentioned, it should be written in italics (for example, Graptophyllum pictum, E.coli).
- All authors must declare with certainty whether there are any actual or potential conflicts of interest, including financial, personal, or other relationships with other persons or organizations that may inappropriately influence their work
- Divide your article into clearly defined sections. Each subsection is given a brief heading. Each heading should appear on its separate line. Subsections should be used as much as possible when the cross-referencing text refers to the subsection by running instead of simply 'the text."
- The text of the article should be submitted as a text file in .doc format

The main text of the article should include
- English title
- Abstract
- Keywords
- Introduction
- Materials and Methods
- Results
- Discussion
- Conclusion
- Limitations of the Study
- Acknowledgement
- Conflict of Interests
- Financial Support
- Author Contributions
- Ethical Approval
- Data Sharing Statement
- Informed Consent
- References
- Tables
- Figures
- Figure Legends

Title Page
The title page should include the following:
- Title
- Running title (should not exceed a maximum of 50 characters "including spaces")
- The name(s) of the Author (s)
- The affiliation(s) and address(es) of the author(s)
- The email address, address, ORCID, and telephone of the corresponding Author

- Please provide an abstract of 250 to 300 words
- The abstract should not contain any undefined abbreviations or unspecified references
- The abstract should be structured with subheadings (Objective, Materials and Methods, Results, and Conclusion)

- Please provide 3 to 5 keywords following the National Library of Medicine, Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) database 
- The keywords should be listed in full without abbreviations

- State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results

Materials and methods
- Provide sufficient details to allow the work to be reproduced by an independent researcher - Methods that are already published should be summarized and indicated by a reference
- If quoting directly from a previously published method, use quotation marks and also cite the source
- Any modifications to existing methods should also be described

The Results should be clear and concise.

- This should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them
- Avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature

The study's main conclusions may be presented in a short Conclusions section.

- Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc., should be placed in a separate section
- The names of funding organizations should be written in full 

References (The references were updated on September 22, 2022, and are valid for publication after that date)
- Both in-text citations and references must be prepared according to the AMA Manual of style
- The Author (s) are responsible for the accuracy of the references
- While citing publications, preference should be given to the latest, most up-to-date publications
- Journal titles should be abbreviated in accordance with the journal abbreviations in Index Medicus/ MEDLINE/PubMed
- If an ahead-of-print publication is cited, the DOI number should be provided
- When there are six or fewer authors, all authors should be listed
- If there are seven or more authors, the first three authors should be listed, followed by "et al."
- In the manuscript's main text, references should be cited using Arabic numerals superscript
- See the following examples: 

Journals articles:
Rankovic A, Rancic N, Jovanovic M, Ivanović M, Gajović O, Lazić Z. Impact of imaging diagnostics on the budget – Are we spending too much? Vojnosanit Pregl. 2013; 70:709-11.

Book Section:
Fikremariam D, Serafini M. Multidisciplinary approach to pain management. In: Vadivelu N, Urman RD, Hines RL, eds. Essentials of Pain Management. New York, NY: Springer New York; 2011:17-28.

Books with a Single Author
Patterson JW. Weedon's Skin Pathology. 4th ed. Churchill Livingstone; 2016.

Editor(s) as Author
Huizing EH, de Groot JAM, eds. Functional Reconstructive Nasal Surgery. Stuttgart-New York: Thieme; 2003.

Conference Proceedings
Morales M, Zhou X. Health practices of immigrant women: indigenous knowledge in an urban environment. Paper presented at: 78th Association for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting; November 6-10; 2015; St Louis, MO. Accessed March 15, 2016. https://www.asist.org/files/meetings/am15/proceedings/openpage15.html

Koptaget E, Özbek A. Investigation of Antimicrobial Efficacy of Cinnamon Oil and Clove Oil by Microbiological Quantification Method. Sakarya University Institute of Health Sciences, Master Thesis; 2019.

- Tables should be included in the main document, presented after the reference list
- They should be numbered consecutively in the order they are referred to within the main text
- A descriptive title must be placed above the tables
- Abbreviations used in the tables should be defined below the tables by footnotes (even if they are defined within the main text)

- Figures should be presented after references in "jpg" or "tiff" format
- Figures should be included in the main document, presented after the tables
- They should be numbered consecutively in the order they are referred to within the main text
- Thick and thin arrows, arrowheads, stars, asterisks, and similar marks can be used on the images to support figure legends
- The minimum resolution of each submitted figure should be 300 DPI
- To prevent delays in the evaluation process, all submitted figures should be clear in resolution and large in size (minimum dimensions: 100 × 100 mm)

Figure Legends
- Figure legends should be listed at the end of the main document, following the figures


New Trends in Medicine Sciences (NTMS) has adopted the development and distribution of information impartially and respectably. The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Medical Journals Editors Board (ICMJE)Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), and Council of Science Editors (CSE). The journal conforms with the  DOAJ-Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing.

Authorship Definition

- The ICMJE recommends that authorship should be based on the following four criteria:
1- Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work; AND
2- Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content; AND
3- Final approval of the version to be published; AND
4- Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved.

Studies in Humans and Animals

- If the research includes human subjects, the study should be in line with The Code of Ethics of the World Medical Association (Declaration of Helsinki). In addition, the authors should mention the informed consent statement in the manuscript. 

- If the research is carried out with animal subjects, it is necessary to follow the ARRIVE guidelines. Besides, the authors should perform the animal experiments in accordance with the National Research Council's Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.

Open Access Statement

- NTMS is an open-access journal that publishes articles following the open-access model based on the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) Declaration

- The definition of open access was introduced in the original BOAI:

"By open access" to (peer-reviewed research literature), we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be appropriately acknowledged and cited."

- You can reach the BOAI below:
The Budapest Open Access Initiative

Creative Commons License
The content published in NTMS is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
You are accessible to:
Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format.
NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes
NoDerivatives — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material

New Trends in Medicine Sciences does not charge any fee for article submission or other process operations per its publication policy and continues its publication life free of charge.