Manuscript Submission Guidelines
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Nepalese Journal of ENT Head and Neck Surgery (Nepalese J ENT Head Neck Surg) is a biannual official publication of Society of Otolaryngologists of Nepal.
Submit paper in accordance with these instructions for a quick processing and subsequent publication. The Editorial board does not necessarily agree with the views in articles published in Nepalese J ENT Head Neck Surg.
The manuscript is reviewed for publication in the Nepalese J ENT Head Neck Surg on the understanding that it has not been submitted simultaneously to another journal, has not been accepted for publication elsewhere or has not already been published. On acceptance, a manuscript becomes the copyright of the Nepalese J ENT Head Neck Surg. Manuscripts are subjected to peer review (two anonymous peer reviewers) but the Editor-in-chief reserves the right to make the final decision regarding publication and to make literary amendments where necessary. The proofs of the articles will be sent to the corresponding authors for minor corrections and must be returned to the journal email address/ via online within 2 weeks time (from the date of dispatch). Major alterations will not be accepted at this time. The Nepalese J ENT Head Neck Surg accepts the criteria for authors proposed in "uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals" as published by International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) www.icmje.org.
A covering letter signed by all authors must accompany submission, stating that all have seen and approved the manuscript and are fully conversant with its contents. Authors must mention in the covering letter any potential or actual personal, financial or political interest they may have in the study. It should be disclosed if an abstract of the work has previously been published or if any papers using data set or relating to the same topic have been published or submitted by any of the authors for publication elsewhere. Results of multicentre studies should be reported under the name of the organization. We aim to reach decision on submitted articles within eight weeks. Rejected manuscripts will not be returned.
It is mandatory for all the authors to obtain and submit Ethical Clearance document, properly signed and scanned to the Editorial board while submitting an article. All studies (including case reports) of human subjects must contain an appropriate statement within the materials and methods section or case presentation section indicating the approval of study by the Insitutional Review Board that subjects have signed written informed consent or that the Instituional Review Board waived the need for informed consent. Before your submission can be sent out for peer review, it is necessary that you address this issue of institutional review approval. This is in accordance with the International Committee of Journal Editors uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals. Please see http: //www.icmje.org for more details. All studies in which animals are used must contain a statement within the materials and methods section confirming approval by the Institutional Animal Care and Use committee and that the care and handling of the animals were in accord with National Institutes of health Guidelines or another appropriate internationally recognized guidline for ethical animal treatment. Manuscripts must be supplied as follows:
The articles to be made available online should adhere to the following format; text should be in 12pt font size, New Times Roman double spaced in Microsoft Word. The references and legends should be at the end of the text. Please provide all photographs in colour whenever possible. Photographic images must be submitted in non-compressed files with 300-dpi resolution. Place each illustration in a separate file. Although we offer a provision for submitting manuscripts via online submission at www.solnepal.org.np, for the time being, authors are encouraged to submit the manuscript via email attachment at