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Documenta Ophthalmologica

Your submission should be prepared as follows:

Page 1: Title Page
Page 2: Abstract
Page 3: Introduction
followed by
Material and Methods
Results
Discussion
References
Figure/Table legends
Figure/s
Table/s

 

 Instructions and help for formatting the word.doc submission:

Page 1: Title Page

The title page should include:

Title of Paper

Names(s) of all authors

Affiliation

Details of corresponding author-Full name, Affiliation, Full postal address, E-Mail/Fax details

Presentation at a conference

Clinical Trial Registration number if required

Number the page-Title page will be page#1

Page 2: Abstract

A structured abstract is required between 150-250 words to be divided into the following headings:

Background

Methods

Results

Conclusions

Keywords

Please provide 4 to 6 keywords which can be used for indexing purposes

 Page 3: Introduction.

The Introduction should state the purpose of the investigation and give a short review

of the pertinent literature (max. one printed page).

Followed by:

Materials and methods

The Materials and methods section should follow the Introduction and should

provide enough information to permit repetition of the experimental work.

 

For particular chemicals or equipment, the name and location of the supplier should be given in parentheses.

Results.

The Results section should describe the outcome of the study. Data should be presented as

concisely as possible, if appropriate in the form of tables or figures, although very large tables should be avoided.

Discussion.

The Discussion should be an interpretation of the results and their significance with reference to work by other authors.

Acknowledgements.

These should be as brief as possible. Any grant that requires acknowledgement should be mentioned. The names of funding organizations should be written in full.

Conflict of Interest Statement:

 

Please place at the end of the manuscript prior to the references. Please find below an example of a statement which you may either leave as is or edit accordingly.

  

All authors certify that they have no affiliations with or involvement in any organization or entity with any financial interest (such as honoraria; educational grants; participation in speakers’ bureaus; membership, employment, consultancies, stock ownership, or other equity interest; and expert testimony or patent-licensing arrangements), or non-financial interest (such as personal or professional relationships, affiliations, knowledge or beliefs) in the subject matter or materials discussed in this manuscript.

 

The references should be listed in the order they appear.

Case reports must contain a disclosure in regards to patient consent.

Please place at the end of the manuscript prior to the references. Please find below an example of a statement which you may edit accordingly.

 

Patient Consent-The patient /next of kin/guardian has consented to the submission of the case report for submission to the journal.

References

Citation

Reference citations in the text should be identified by numbers in square brackets. Some examples:

1. Negotiation research spans many disciplines [3].

2. This result was later contradicted by Becker and Seligman [5].

3. This effect has been widely studied [1-3, 7].

Reference list

The list of references should only include works that are cited in the text and that have been published or accepted for publication. Personal communications and unpublished works should only be mentioned in the text. Do not use footnotes or endnotes as a substitute for a reference list.

The entries in the list should be numbered consecutively.

        Journal article

Gamelin FX, Baquet G, Berthoin S, Thevenet D, Nourry C, Nottin S, Bosquet L (2009) Effect of high intensity intermittent training on heart rate variability in prepubescent children. Eur J Appl Physiol 105:731-738. doi: 10.1007/s00421-008-0955-8

 

Ideally, the names of all authors should be provided, but the usage of “et al” in long author lists will also be accepted:

 

Smith J, Jones M Jr, Houghton L et al (1999) Future of health insurance. N Engl J Med 965:325–329

 

        Article by DOI

 

Slifka MK, Whitton JL (2000) Clinical implications of dysregulated cytokine production. J Mol Med. doi:10.1007/s001090000086

 

        Book

 

South J, Blass B (2001) The future of modern genomics. Blackwell, London

 

        Book chapter

 

Brown B, Aaron M (2001) The politics of nature. In: Smith J (ed) The rise of modern genomics, 3rd edn. Wiley, New York, pp 230-257

 

        Online document

 

Cartwright J (2007) Big stars have weather too. IOP Publishing PhysicsWeb. http://physicsweb.org/articles/news/11/6/16/1. Accessed 26 June 2007

 

        Dissertation

 

Trent JW (1975) Experimental acute renal failure. Dissertation, University of California

 

Always use the standard abbreviation of a journal’s name according to the ISSN List of Title Word Abbreviations, see

 

        www.issn.org/2-22661-LTWA-online.php

 

For authors using EndNote, Springer provides an output style that supports the formatting of in-text citations and reference list.

 

        EndNote style (zip, 2 kB)

 

Authors preparing their manuscript in LaTeX can use the bibtex file spbasic.bst which is included in Springer’s LaTeX macro package.

 

 

 

Always use the standard abbreviation of a journal’s name according to the ISSN List of Title Word Abbreviations, see

 

www.issn.org/2-22661-LTWA-online.php

 

There are software programmes available which can help in formatting the references accordingly see "guidelines" section

 

The complete and updated instructions for the journal can be found on the following web site:

 

Documenta Ophthalmologica: http://www.springer.com

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