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Aims & Scope

Journal of Safety Promotion and Injury Prevention  scheduled to publish scientific Journal in the fields of  injury.

 

The journal of safety promotion and injury prevention is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal. It is published quarterly  in Persian with English abstract.

 

The journal focus is research and development in all types of intentional and unintentional injuries such as, road traffic (Pre- event, event and post event problems, role of human, vehicle and road) , sport (sport injury prevention, sport trauma), occupational (work-place safety and injuries), chemical and environmental injuries (occupational and environmental epidemiology on safety and injury related problems) plus disasters, burn, falls, drowning, poisoning, violence and all other types of intentional injuries (epidemiology, modles, interventiolas studies) in different population groups and environmental settings.

 

This Journal accepts original article, systematic review and meta-analysis article and case report  written in Persian with English abstract.

 

Original Article: Original investigations are considered full-length applied (human) or basic (bench work) research reports. Body of manuscript should include Title Page, Structured Abstract, Introduction, Method and Material (including statistical methods used), Findings, Limitation (if need), Conclusion, Acknowledgments, References, Illustrations (if applicable).

 

 Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Article: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Article should have at least 50 references. Authors should use at least 3-5 references of their own prior work.

 

Case Reports : Case Reports include case studies of patient(s) that describe a novel situation or add important insights into mechanisms, diagnosis or treatment of a disease. Body of Case Report manuscript should include: Title Page, Structured Abstract, Introduction, Case presentation, Conclusion, Acknowledgments, References, and Photos (if applicable).

 

Letters to the Editor: Letters could be of two types, either commenting on recently published articles or reporting cases, outbreaks, or original research. The former must be received within 2 months of publication of the article to which they refer and should be no longer than 500 words. The latter should contain no more than 1000 words with up to 10 references and 2 figures and/or tables. They should not be divided into sections.

 

Brief Communication: A short and/or rapid announcement of research results

 

 Each manuscript is considered for publication with the following understandings:

 

 Submission Process

Papers submitted for publica­tion should describe original work, not previ­ously published else­where, totally or partly. Manuscripts must be submitted  in Persian with English  Ab­stract and should be written according to sound gram­mar and proper terminol­ogy. Submission is only acceptable via Jour­nal website: http://journals.sbmu.ac.ir/en-spip.

 

Plagiarism

The authors are not allowed to utilize verbatim text of previously published papers or manuscripts submitted elsewhere.

 

Title Page: The complete title of the manuscript, the name of all the authors , the department or institution to which they are attached, address for correspondence with telephone numbers, e-mail and Fax number (The title page of the paper should only con­tain the ti­tle, name(s) and ad­dresses (Tel, Fax, and Email) of the au­thor(s)).

 

The manuscript should include: Title; No au­thor(s) name; the Ab­stract; Introduction; Ma­terials & Methods; Results; Discussion; Ac­knowl­edge­ment, Ref­erences, Tables and Figures. Please submit all aforementioned items in just one manuscript. Please do not send the PDF format.

 

Abstract

 The Abstract (no more than 250 words) in structured for­mat as Background and Objective, Materials and Methods, Results and Conclusion followed by 3 to 5 Keywords must be presented.

   

Keywords

 A list of 3-10 keywords must be provided for indexing purposes. All keywords should be provided according to MeSH terms at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/MBrowser.html. Note that the preferred expression is indicated by the label "MeSH Heading" and not "Entry Term." The desired terms may then be copied from the MeSH Browser. Another way of finding appropriate headings is to search PubMed to find articles on similar topics, and review the MeSH headings assigned to those articles. To read more about Keywords refer here.

 

Introduction

   This should summarize the purpose and the rationale for the study. It should neither review the subject extensively nor should it have data or conclusions of the study. As the same of other sections, Introduction must be double-spaced.

 

  Materials and Methods

   This should include exact method or observation or experiment. If an apparatus is used, its manufacturer’s name and address should be given in parenthesis. If the method is established, give reference but if the method is new, give enough information so that another author is able to perform it. If a drug is used, its generic name, dose and route of administration must be given. For patients, age, sex with mean age ± standard deviation must be given. Statistical method must be mentioned and specify any general computer program used. The Info system used should be clearly mentioned.

 

  Results

   It must be presented in the form of text, tables and illustrations. The contents of the tables should not be all repeated in the text. Instead, a reference to the table number may be given. Long articles may need sub-headings within some sections (especially the Results and Discussion parts) to clarify their contents.

 

  Discussion

   This should emphasize the present findings and the variations or similarities with other work done in the field by other workers. The detailed data should not be repeated in the discussion again. Emphasize the new and important aspects of the study and the conclusions that follow from them. It must be mentioned whether the hypothesis mentioned in the article is true, false or no conclusions can be derived.

 

  Acknowledgements (If applicable)

  All contributors who do not meet the criteria for authorship should be covered in the acknowledgement section. It should include persons who provided technical help, writing assistance and departmental head that only provided general support. Financial and material support should also be acknowledged.

 

References

  References must be double-spaced and numbered consecutively as they are cited. References first cited in a table or figure legend should be numbered so that they will be in sequence with references cited in the text at the point where the table or figure is first mentioned. List all authors when there are six or fewer; when there are seven or more, list the first six, followed by “et al.” The following are sample references:

 

 1. Journal: Russell FD, Coppell AL, Davenport AP. In vitro enzymatic processing of radiolabelled big ET-1 in human kidney as a food ingredient. Biochem Pharmacol 1998 Mar 1;55(5):697-701.

 

 2. Book: Fauci AS, Braunwald E, Isselbacher KJ, Wilson JD, Martin JB, Kasper DL, et al, editors. Harrison’s principles of internal medicine. 14th ed. New York: McGraw Hill, Health Professions Division; 1998.

 

 3. Book Chapter: Porter RJ, Meldrum BS. Antiepileptic drugs. In: Katzung BG, editor. Basic and clinical pharmacology. 6th ed. Norwalk (CN): Appleton and Lange; 1995. p. 361-80.

 

 4. Conference Papers: Bengtsson S, Solheim BG. Enforcement of data protection, privacy and security in medical informatics. In: Lun KC, Degoulet P, Piemme TE, Reinhoff O, editors. MEDINFO 92. Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Medical Informatics; 1992 Sep 6-10; Geneva, Switzerland. Amsterdam: North-Holland; 1992. p. 1561-5.

 

 5. Web Site: Garfinkel PE, Lin E, Goering P. Should amenorrhea be necessary for the diagnosis of anorexia nervosa? Br J Psych [serial online] 1996 [cited 1999 Aug 17]; 168(4):500-6. Available from: URL:http://biomed.niss.ac.uk

 

  Tables and figures

  All tables must be included at the end of the manuscript.Tables in the word file should be separated by page break (each table in a separate page). Each Table should have borders with normal style without any colored row or column. The style of table should be simple. Each cell contains only one paragraph or one line

 

Authors should declare in the cover letter that all figures of their manuscripts are original, otherwise the original source of figures should be mentioned and reprint form must be uploaded in the attachments.Scanned graph from other resources will not be accepted to publish.

 

All Figures should be in the form of encapsulated postscript (.eps), power point (.ppt), portable document format (.pdf), Photoshop (.psd), TIF (.tiff), PNG (png) or JPG (.jpg).

 

Ethic

  If a study has involved any contact with human subjects, authors should state in their Methods section that their institution's review board has approved the study proposal, as well as the manner in which informed consent was obtained from subjects. Authors should follow the principles outlined in the Declaration of Helsinki of the World Medical Association.

 All editorial members, reviewers and authors confirm and obey rules defined by COPE.

 Copyright Notice

Confirm that all authors have read and approved the submitted version of the manuscript and that appropriate credit has been given to all contributors to this research.  Confirm that all credit to authorship is only to those that have participated substantially in the research work and preparation of this manuscript.

 

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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

Copyright Notice

Title of Article/Paper:

Publication in Which Article Is to Appear: Journal of Safety Promotion and Injury Prevention

Authors Name (s):

The undersigned, as corresponding author on behalf of all authors. Desiring to publish the above article/paper in Journal of Safety Promotion and Injury Prevention (SPIP), Hereby transfer their copyrights in the above article/paper to the in SPIP order to deal with future requests for reprints, translations, anthologies, reproductions, excerpts and other publications.

This grant will include, without limitation, the entire copyright in the article/paper in all countries of the world, including all renewals, extensions, and reversions thereof. Whether such rights current exist or hereafter come into effect, and also the exclusive right to create electronic versions of the article/paper, to the extent that such right is not subsumed under copyright.

The undersigned warrants that they are the sole author and owner of the copyright in the above article/paper. Except for those portions shown to be in quotations; that the article/ paper is original throughout; and that the undersigned right to make the grants set forth above is complete and unencumbered.

If anyone brings any claim or action alleging facts that, if true, constitute a breach of any of the foregoing warranties, the undersigned will hold harmless and indemnity SPIP, their grantees, their licensees, and their distributors against any liability, whether under judgment, decree, or compromise, and any legal fees and expenses arising out of that claim or actions, and the undersigned will cooperate fully in any defense SPIP may make to such claim or actions. Moreover, the undersigned agrees to cooperate in any claim or other action seeking to protect or enforce any right the undersigned has granted to SPIP in the article/paper. If any such claim or action fails because of facts that constitute a breach of any of the foregoing warranties, the undersigned agrees to reimburse whomever brings such claim or action for expenses and attorneys' fees incurred therein. Finally, this paper is our original unpublished work and it has not been submitted to any other journal for reviews.

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