ISSN: 2687-5349 / E-ISSN: 2687-5411 / PERIOD: Quarterly / YEAR OF START: 2019 / PUBLISHER: Istanbul Yeni Yuzyil University

Author Guidelines

Instructions to Authors

Yeni Yuzyil Journal of Medical Sciences is the publication of Istanbul Yeni Yuzyil University that publishes original articles, case reports (limited), reviews and letters to the editor with double-blinded peer-review principles in the fields of Medical Science, Pharmacy and Dentistry Science, Health Science (Nursing, Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Nutrition and Dietetics, Health Management, Occupational Health and Safety), Molecular Biology and Genetics and Psychology. Authors are responsible for their published articles.

The journal is published 4 issues per year as quarterly in January-April-July and October. An assigned temporary editor might publish additional special issues with the proposal of the editors and the approval of the advisory board about the particular/specific subjects/fields.

The languages of the journal are both Turkish and English. Turkish articles need to have an English abstract. English articles have also need Turkish abstract by the authors, if the condition of unable writing by authors, the publication board might be added.

Publication Policy

The manuscript that about to submit or submitted to Yeni Yuzyil Journal of Medical Sciences should not be previously published or accepted for publication in any journal. If only abstract is published in any journal or scientific area, the final and full version of the study might be published in the condition of contribution information provided about the previous publication.

Manuscripts are first reviewed by the secretariat in terms of journal standards. Manuscripts that do not suitable to the format requested by the journal are returned to their authors without further examination. The publication board in terms of scope evaluates the manuscripts that are decided to suitable with the journal guidelines. The manuscripts that are suitable to the scope of the journal are sent to two peer reviewers and their opinions are received on the suitability for publication. If any correction is required, the manuscript is sent back to the author. The manuscripts that have passed this review process are re-evaluated by the Editorial Board and published.


The Advisory and Publication Board have a right of any request of a revision and the manuscript stays in a pending status until the required change is made. It is necessary to inform the editors if all or part of the submitted manuscript is published elsewhere.


Only online submissions are accepted.

Submissions should include a title page with all authors’ names and addresses clearly written. In addition, it is obligatory that the Copyright form which is available on the web page, must be signed by all authors (wet-signed, scanned) with the statement of ‘’stating that the manuscript has been approved by all authors and has not been published anywhere before and also all rights will be left to the journal’’ and all papers’ original versions should be sent by mail to the following address.

Publication Types and Rules

Manuscript Types

Manuscript types include on-line direction.

  1. Original Article:
  • Minimum 600 dpi for figures, tables and graphics, 300 dpi for photographs and pictures
  • A summary of 250 to 350 words in Turkish and in English
  • 3-6 keywords in Turkish and English
  1. Review:
  • 1-6 figure / table / photo / picture / graphic
  • Abstracts in Turkish and English up to 250 words
  • 3-6 keywords in Turkish and in English
  1. Case Report:
  • English-Turkish Abstract not exceeding 250 words
  • 3-6 keywords in Turkish and in English
  • The main text should not exceed 2000 words
  1. Letters to the Editor:
  • Includes the comments on current interests for the medical sciences and healthcare communities. It should not exceed 500 words.

NOTE: The number of authors should not exceed 3 in letters to the editor. There is no limit to the number of authors in other manuscript types.

Rules to follow

Title Page

  • It should include the information about the article and authors.
  • Title page should include a manuscript title and the authors information.
  • If the research was previously presented as a paper (oral or poster) in a scientific meeting, this information should be indicated as a footnote with the name and the date of the meeting.

Article title

  • The Turkish title of the manuscript should be short, clear and fully reflect the content.
  • The title in the foreign language should match the Turkish title.
  • In addition, a short title that does not exceed 40 characters, including letters and spaces, should be added.

Author Info

  • The name and surname of each author and their department to which he/she is affiliated should be indicated.
  • The full address and e-mail address of the corresponding author should be at the end of this page.


  • A structured abstract is required for original research and meta-analysis.
  • This section should consist of a brief and clear summary of the study, which include following headings: aim, material and methods with basic procedures, main findings and conclusions.
  • In the abstract, abbreviations should be used explicitly in the first use and then the authors should use as abbreviations in the remaining sections. The abstract section should not contain figures, tables and citations.
  • Keywords, between 3-6, should be at the end of the abstract.
  • In addition, an English abstract should be included in Turkish submissions. The English abstract should also contain “keywords”.
  • Turkish and English abstracts and keywords should be compatible with each other.



Main Text

The main text pages should be partitioned according to the text type:

  • The original research should include the introduction that the main aim is shortly stated, material and method, results, discussion and conclusion parts.
  • The case report should consist of a detailed case and discussion after a brief introduction of the purpose.
  • In review; the main text should contain a brief introduction and then should be sectioned according to the subject of the review.

The number rules for manuscript types should be as shown in the following table.

  • “Arial” type should be written in 11 pt.
  • Line spacing should be set to 1.5.
  • The page number should be added in the bottom-right corner.
  • The measurements given in the text should be written in accordance of international units.
  • If abbreviations apart from the units of measurement are being used, it should be defined at first mention and then abbreviated.
  • Generic names (INN) should be used in drug names. When registered trademarks are used in the research, it is necessary to include the brand name and the manufacturer’s name in parentheses after the first number of the generic name in the methods section.

Manuscript Types

Manuscript Types Word limit (maximum) Keywords Abstract
Original Artical 3-6 250- 350
Review 3-6 Max. 250
Case Report 3-6 Max. 250
Letter to the Editor 500





It should reveal the reason and purpose of the research supported by relevant references and should not contain any findings and conclusions.

Material and Methods:

  • The method/methods used for the research should be clearly indicated.
  • In this section, information might be given with subtitles according to the design of the study (selection of subjects, design of working groups, experimental procedure, statistical analysis, etc.). In the original research articles, the sample size and design of the experimental groups should be explained.
  • The statistical analysis method should be stated.
  • Statistical value should be given as “p” value.


  • The findings of the study should be presented. Numbers must be given up to 2 digits after the comma. In this section; tables, figures and graphics can be used.


  • In this section, the findings of the research should be interpreted and compared with similar studies.


  • Manuscript should be concluded due to the purpose of the study and any suggestions should be presented.


  • The tables are numbered consecutively in order of transition in the text. In addition, each table should be cited in the text.
  • p value should be specified in the footnote of the table.
  • Data presented in the tables and graphs should not be repeated in the main text.
  • A short and descriptive title must be placed top of the tables.




  • The digital images of the manuscript photos should be presented in a suitable format for print publication, and the resolution of the photos should be checked after the manuscript is uploaded.
  • The letters, numbers and symbols on the figures/images should be clearly visible.
  • The caption of the figures/images should be written at the bottom of the image.

Measurement Units

  • Length, height, weight and volume measurements should be reported in metric units (meter, kilogram or litre) or in multiples of decimal places.
  • Temperatures should be in degrees Celsius.

Conflict of Interest

  • In case of any conflict of interest during the data collection; interpretation of the results and writing of the article should be clearly stated.
  • If there is no conflict of interest, it should be stated in this section as “There is no conflict of interest”.
  • In case of conflict of interest, the relationship with the authors should be indicated on the “Conflict of Interest Statement” form.

Ethics Committee

The Clinical Research Ethics Committee and/or Animal Experiments Ethics Committee should approve the researches within the scope of clinical studies conducted on humans and/or experimental animal researches with their date and the number of the relevant approval committee and it should be included in the text. The editorial board might request ethical committee approval.

Funding and Acknowledgments

  • If any institution supports the work, it might be stated due to the author.
  • Acknowledgement the consent and its approval of the person to whom be thanked are also responsibility of the authors.




  • References should be numbered consecutively in the order of transition in the text.
  • Showing references in text, it should be cited using Arabic numbers (1,2,3…) in parentheses.
  • References should be submitted in order of transition.
  • Wherever possible, the main source should be used as a reference.
  • References to accepted but not yet published articles should be cited as “in print”.
  • Information from articles submitted but not accepted, should be stated in the text as “unpublished observations” with the written permission of the author.
  • Journal titles should be abbreviated in the style used for MEDLINE.

  • The guideline stated by NLM’s International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) should be followed in the style and format of the references.

  • Audiovisual media updates on the website should be followed for guidelines on increasing diversity of resources due to the development of new media, such as material on CD ROMs, DVDs or discs and materials on the Internet.
  • Commonly used reference writing examples are given below.



  1. Standard journal article
  • Halpern SD, Ubel PA, Caplan AL. Solid-organ transplantation in HIV-infected patients. N Engl J Med. 2002;347(4):284-7.

If the number of authors is more than six, after six author names, “et al.” should be used for foreign language publications, “ve ark.” should be used for Turkish publications.

  • Rose ME, Huerbin MB, Melick J, Marion DW, Palmer AM, Schiding JK, et al. Regulation of interstitial excitatory amino acid concentrations after cortical contusion injury. Brain Res. 2002;935(1- 2):40-6.
  • Cetinkaya Y, Dasdemir S, Gencer M, Bireller ES, Ozkok E, Aydin M, ve ark. DNA repair gene variants in migraine. Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers. 2014;18(8):568-573.


  1. Journal with additional issues
  • Geraud G, Spierings EL, Keywood C. Tolerability and safety of frovatriptan with short- and long-term use for treatment of migraine and in comparison with sumatriptan. Headache. 2002;42 Suppl 2:S93-9.
  • Glauser TA. Integrating clinical trial data into clinical practice. Neurology. 2002;58(12 Suppl 7):S6-12.


  1. Journal without volume number
  • Banit DM, Kaufer H, Hartford JM. Intraoperative frozen section analysis in revision total joint arthroplasty. Clin Orthop. 2002;(401):230-8.
  • Outreach: bringing HIV-positive individuals into care. HRSA Careaction. 2002 :1-6.


  1. Private Author (s)
  • Murray PR, Rosenthal KS, Kobayashi GS, Pfaller MA. Medical Microbiology. 4th ed. St. Lou is: Mosby; 2002, p.15-20.


  1. Author(s) and Editor(s)
  • Breedlove GK, Schorfheide AM. Adolescent Pregnancy. 2nd ed. Wieczorek RR, editor. White Plains (NY): March of Dimes Education Services; 2001,p.65-79.


  1. Book Chapter
  • Harnden P, Joffe JK, Jones WG, editors. Germ cell tumours V. Proceedings of the 5th Germ Cell Tumour Conference; 2001 Sep 13-15; Leeds, UK. New York: Springer; 2002.


  1. Conference Proceedings
  • Harnden P, Joffe JK, Jones WG, editors. Germ cell tumours V. Proceedings of the 5th Germ Cell Tumour Conference; 2001 Sep 13-15; Leeds, UK. New York: Springer; 2002.


  1. Conference Paper
  • Christensen S, Oppacher F. An analysis of Koza’s computational effort statistic for genetic programming. In: Foster JA, Lutton E, Miller J, Ryan C, Tettamanzi AG, editors. Genetic program ming. EuroGP 2002: Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Genetic Programming; 2002 Apr 3-5; Kinsdale, Ireland. Berlin: Springer; 2002. p. 182-91.


  1. Thesis

Author, A. (Year of Publication). Thesis Title. Master/PhD/Proficiency in Arts thesis, University Name, Location.

  • Özbaş, Z. Y. (1991). Acıdophilus’lu Yoğurt Üretim Teknikleri. Doktora tezi, Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Ankara.


  1. Patent

Inventor, A. (Publication Year). Invention Name, Country Patent Nos. Place of Publication.

  • Kavur, K. H. (2006). Heart flowerpot, U.S. Patent No. D518,755. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


  1. Online Journal Article
  • Abood S. Quality improvement initiative in nursing homes: the ANA acts in an advisory role. Am J Nurs [Internet]. 2002 [cited 2002 Aug 12];102(6).

Broadcast with Digital Object Identifier / DOI number:

  • Zhang M, Holman CD, Price SD, Sanfilippo FM, Preen DB, Bulsara MK. Comorbidity and repeat admission to hospital for adverse drug reactions in older adults: retrospective cohort study. BMJ. 2009; 338:a2752. doi: 10.1136/bmj.a2752.


  1. Electronic Article
  • Yu WM, Hawley TS, Hawley RG, Qu CK. Immortalization of yolk sac-derived precursor cells. Blood. 2002 Nov 15;100(10):3828-31. Epub 2002 Jul 5.
  1. Monograph on the Internet
  • Foley KM, Gelband H, editors. Improving palliative care for cancer [Internet]. Washington: National Academy Press; 2001 [cited 2002 Jul 9]. Available from:


Article Publication Process

17 MAY 2024

Volume:5 Special Issue:1 is published.