Instructions for Authors

All manuscripts should be prepared as appropriate for Uniform Requirements for manuscripts submitted to Biomedical Journals ( All submitted manuscripts must be contributed solely to Journal of Clinical and Experimental Investigations not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. A Conflict of Interest Form should accompany each submission. 

To ensure author and domain diversity, effective 1 January 2020, a researcher is limited to co-publish at most three articles per year.

Ethical Considerations

Manuscripts submitted for publication must contain a statement indicated that all prospective human studies have been approved by the ethics Committee, have therefore been performed in accordance with the ethical standards of 2013 Declaration of Helsinki. It should also be clearly stated that all persons gave informed consent prior to their inclusion in the study. Studies involving animals must have the animal ethics committee approval and be conducted in accordance with the care and use of laboratory animals standards.

Manuscript preparation

Manuscripts should be arranged in the following order; Title page, Abstracts, Key words, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgements, References, Tables, Figure Legends, Figures. All of these sections should run consecutively. The use of subheads is encouraged.

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Investigations will consider the publication of manuscripts dealing with clinical or laboratory investigations, including original investigations, case reports, invited reviews and letter to editors in the broad field of Medicine. Animal or in vitro research will also be considered. All manuscripts are subject to peer-review. Manuscripts should be written in English.

Title page: The title page should not contain abbreviations. The title page should contain the full names and affiliations of all authors, Conflict of Interest statement and complete contact information (including address, phone number, fax number, email) of the corresponding author.

Abstract: An abstract of no more than 250 words in length, describing the aims, the results that were obtained from presented data and the conclusions. Abstract should be written in a structured manner including Objectives, Materials and methods, Results and Conclusions subheadings.

Key words: Up to five key words should be supplied following the abstract. The key words should reflect the central topic of the article and should be in compatible with Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) (

References: References should be numbered consecutively in order of their appearance in the text and listed in numerical order. References should be given within bracket parenthesis throughout main text of the manuscript such as [15]. Journal titles should be abbreviated according to Index Medicus. The name of all authors should be written in the References, if six or less authors exist, and the first three authors and et al. should be given if the number of authors exceeds six. References with correct punctuation should be as follows:


Anderson NJ, Abbott GD, Mogridge N, Allan RB, Maling TM, Wells E. Vesicoureteric reflux in the newborn: relationship to fetal renal pelvic diameter. Pediatr Nephrol. 1997;11:610-6. 

Dunne FP, Elliot P, Gammage MD, et al. Cardiovascular function and glucocorticoid replacement in patients with hypopituitarism. Clin Endocrinol. 1995;43:629-32.


Hatch DJ, Sumner E, Hellman J. The Surgical Neonate: Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 3rd edn. London: Edward Arnold, 1994:120-5.

Chapter in a book: Motoyama EK. Respiratory physiology in infants and children. In: Motoyama EK, Davis PJ, eds. Smith’s Anesthesia for Infants and Children, 5th edn. St. Louis: C.V. Mosby, 1990:11-76.

A paper published online but not (yet) in print can be cited using the Digital Object Identifier (DOI).

Tables and illustrations: Tables must be self explanatory and must not duplicate information in the text. Each table must have a title and should be numbered in order of appearance in the text. Any symbol and abbreviations used in the table body must be defined in a footnote to the table.

Title page should be prepared as separate Word file, and Abstract, Main text, References, Tables and Figure legends should be incorporated in one document file and submitted as a single file. Pictures and figures should be submitted as separate JPG files for each picture and figure.

All manuscripts should be submitted by online submission at . If you have any question please contact us via email address. If authors submit a complaint this complaint will be assessed and finalized by Editors in Chief.

Please contact: if you encounter any technical problems during manuscript submission.