Author Guidelines

Scientific studies submitted to our journal; a) Must be original, must not be published elsewhere and must not be plagiarized. b) Explanations related to the article (supporting organization, project name, etc.) must be written separately. After the manuscript is accepted for publication, the "Copyright Transfer Agreement" signed by the corresponding author and all authors should be sent to our journal. Authors are not paid any royalties. With this contract, the full right of publication of the article passes to our journal.

1. The article must be uploaded by the corresponding author through the “Dergi Park” automation system (http://dergipark.gov.tr/tdfd) as Microsoft Word file. The corresponding author is responsible for following all the processes of the article.

2. The articles sent to our journal for publication should be written in either Turkish or English languages. The articles for which the preliminary examination made by the "editor" and / or the "editorial board" is deemed appropriate are published after the opinion of the referees from the related scientific discipline is obtained. After the preliminary control and evaluation processes, the authors' proposed corrections are required to be submitted within 15 days at the latest (it could be extended to 30 days if any experimental studies is requested by referees or editors). Otherwise the article will be rejected.

3. The research articles, short reports, scientific reports, observations, editorial letters and reviews must be prepared in accordance with the following rules in order to be published in the journal. If any symposium or declaration presented in the congress is submitted as an article, it must contain additional experimental work and discussion. The articles submitted to the journal will not be evaluated as presented.

a) Research Article: Original and unique studies prepared after a scientific research and experimental study

b) Short Communication: Scientific writings that are not as long as a research article. It should be written in the format of "Research Article". The abstracts should not exceed 150 words and the entire report must not exceed 4 pages.

c) Scientific Report: This is a short description of up to 2 pages of original research that has come to an interpretable stage but is incomplete. It should be written in the format of "Research Article".

d) Observation: Articles that are rarely presented. It should be written in "Research Article" format and should not exceed 4 pages.

e) Letter to Editor: A short, pictorial presentation of a scientific, practical, and open debate. It should be no more than 1 page.

f) Review: An original, important, useful and up-to-date article on the editor's invitation, in which the findings obtained from research conducted by an expert in that field are evaluated. It should be written in the format of "Research Article".

4. If the article is written in Turkish, the article must contain the Turkish title, address information, Turkish abstract, key words in Turkish, English title, abstract in English, keywords in English, introduction, material and method, results, discussion, conclusion and suggestions and bibliographic sections in the following order. If the article is written in English, the article must consist of afilliation, abstract, keywords, Turkish summary, key words, introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, conclusion, acknowledgment (if) and references. Note: The results and discussion sections can be combined under the title of Results and Discussion.

5. The author name (s) must be clearly written, numbered, and addressed below without any academic title. The e-mail address of the corresponding author should also be specified.

6. The summary should be no more than 200 words. The summary should include the topic of the research, its purpose, and a summary of the results. The use of non-standard abbreviations and formulas should be avoided wherever possible. Abbreviations should be given in parentheses after long names are written where they were first used, and then only these abbreviations should be used. For example; Short Chain Fatty Acids (SCFAs). The text should continue to be used in the form of SCFA.

7. A maximum of 6 keywords should be used. The words should be written (Enzyme, molecular weight, activity, ...) by separating the terms with a comma (,) and leaving a space. The first letters of key words, except for the first keyword and special names, must be written in small letters.

8. Main headings should be written in bold and capital letters (1. INTRODUCTION) bold in headings 2 (2.1 Second Degree Title) and bold in headings 3 and heading bold in headings 3, all other words with the letter should be written in sentence pattern with all lower case letters (2.1.1 Third degree title).

9. The title of the article in Turkish and English should be short, descriptive and not more than 250 characters.

10. All the remaining parts of the work, except for the titles in Turkish and English, should be written in double-sided.

11. Text should be typed in A4 size paper, 12 point Times New Roman font and double line spacing.

12. A space of 2.5 cm should be left on the right, left, bottom and top of the page.

13. The text should be written in one column, all page numbers should be given.

14. In the English version of the article, "Figure", "Table" expressions should be used (Table 1. Figure 1.). In addition, the words in Figure 1, Table 1 should be written in bold. The descriptions of the figures should be written in 10 points size on the bottom of the figure. The title of the table should be 10 points size and should be on the table and the content of the table should be at least 8 points. Figure and Table  should be given in the relevant places in the main document, not loaded as a separate file or added at the end of the text. The resolution of the figures should be at least 300 dpi. Objects outside of text and tables (images, graphics, shapes) must be in JPEG, PNG or TIFF format. There should be no frame around the shapes. Each shape and table should be included in the text and the number and description belonging to that shape or chart should be found below the shapes and above the tables. Important Note: All decimal numbers in the text or on the tables must be written using comma in Turkish articles, and points in English articles.

15. The formulas should be numbered and the formula number should be shown in parentheses on the right side of the formula. The main characters and variables should be given in italics while numbers and mathematical expressions should be given with normal characters. The formulas should be given as 12 points. The equations should be cited in the text and given as "Equation 1."

16. When writing a unit, the "/" sign should not be used, but must be rendered neutral by leaving a space (EU mg-1 instead of EU / mg).

References

1. References should be typed in Times New Roman characters in 12 point font size.

2. The Vancouver reference system (numbering in square brackets) should be used. The citations made from the conference, dissertation and web pages should start with [1]. References to be given from boks should be given as [1, p.55]. If the citation is given in the text includes the surname of the author;  it should be given as Dilsiz et al. [1] or if the article is in English Alberts et al. [1] should be used. Every resource used in the text should be included in the list of references. The reference list should be organized as follows:

Article:

For articles with a number of authors 1-6;

[1] Kwan I, Mapstone J. Visibility aids for pedestrians and cyclists: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Accid Anal Prev. 2004; 36 (3): 305-12.

[2] Petitti DB, Crooks VC, Buckwalter JG, Chiu V. Blood pressure levels before dementia. Arch Neurol. 2005; 62 (1): 112-6.

For articles with more than 6 authors;

[3] Hallal AH, Amortegui JD, Jeroukhimov IM, Casillas J, Schulman CI, Manning RJ, et al. Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography does not exactly detect common bile duct stones in resolving gallstone pancreatitis. J Am Coll Surg. 2005; 200 (6): 869-75.

Book:

[4] Carlson BM. Human embryology and developmental biology. 4th ed. St. Louis: Mosby; 2009.

[5] Dybvig DD, Dybvig M. Det tenkende mennesket. Filosofiog vitenskapshistorie med vitenskapsteori. 2nd ed. Trondheim: Tapir akademisk forlag; 2003.

Book Section:

[6] Blaxter PS, Farnsworth TP. Social health and class inequalities. In: Carter C, Peel JR, editors. Equalities and inequalities in health. 2nd ed. London: Academic Press; 1976. p. 165-78.

Conference:

[7] Nørvåg K. Space-efficient support for temporal text indexing in a document archive context. 7th European Conference, ECDL.2003. Berlin: Springer; 2003. p. 511-22.

Thesis:

[8] Hasund IK. The discourse markers like in English and likes in Norwegian teenage language: A corpus-based, cross-linguistic study [dissertation]. Bergen: University of Bergen; 2003.

Web:

[9] Kapperud G. Utbruddsveil [Internet]. I Folkehelseins; 2016 [cited 2016 Jun 30]. Available from: https://www.fhi.no/nettpub/utbruddsveilederen/