Writing Rules

  • Journal of Cumhuriyet University Health Sciences Institute
  • Writing rules

  • Cumhuriyet University Journal of Health Sciences Institute is an international, peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Sivas Cumhuriyet University, Institute of Health Sciences. There is no fee for publishing an article in the journal. Articles containing new national or international information can be submitted to the journal. Articles submitted to the journal must be unpublished and based on research results (except review articles). The submitted article should also not be in the process of being evaluated for publication in another journal. The authors named in the article acknowledge that they took an active role in the preparation of the publication and that they are responsible for the issues they contribute. The plagiarism rate of the article should not exceed 25%. Otherwise, the article will be rejected. The articles of the authors who do not take action within the given time will be returned. The language of writing is Turkish or English.

  • Page Settings

  • Articles should be in Word format, the text should be in a single column and the page margins should be set at 2.5 cm from all sides. The text should be 12 point Times New Roman, with 1.15 line spacing. While preparing the article, especially the automatic word correction function of the used word program should be turned off and words should not be allowed to be split at the end of the line. The number of pages should not exceed 15 for research articles and 20 for reviews. Line numbers and page numbers in the lower right corner should be added to the text file of the article. While preparing the text of the article and its appendices, care should be taken that there is no information that will introduce the author in the sub-addresses of files such as Word or Excel. In addition, the names of places and institutions that will introduce the author should not be specified in the article and in the material and method section, unless it is necessary. While presenting the article, the title page, text file, transfer agreement and author contribution form and, if necessary, permission from the relevant local ethics committee should be attached.


  • The title page should include the name of the article (first letters capitalized), the names, surnames, ORCID numbers and addresses of the authors, and the e-mail address of the corresponding author. The names of the authors should be given in full without abbreviation. If there is an author from more than one institution in the article, the institution of the author should be indicated by numbering as a superscript at the end of the author's name. Addresses should likewise be specified exponentially. In addition, the corresponding author should be indicated with a superscript asterisk.

    2. TEXT FILE

    The text file should be prepared in the order of introduction, materials and methods, findings, discussion, conflict of interest, acknowledgment, references and figure headings starting from the new page after the title of the article in the language in which it was written, abstract, keywords, English title, abstract and keywords.

    Section headings in the text file should be capitalized and bold. Secondary titles should be written in bold, only the first letter capitalized. If any, the first letter should be capitalized and italicized in the sub-headings.

    Abstract: The abstract should be written under a single title, including the purpose of the study, the types studied, materials and methods, new theories and terminologies, and conclusions. The abstract should be presented in clear and understandable language, without any subtitles or references. The abstract should not exceed 250 words. A maximum of 6 keywords should be given after the abstract.

    Introduction: In the introduction, the purpose of the current study should be clearly emphasized, starting with the definition of the problem and expressing the findings and results of previous studies.
    Materials and Methods: Materials and methods should be clearly described as the methods will be replicated or tested by other researchers. Methods or tests that are considered standard can be stated simply by name or cited by reference. The basic principles of the method should be briefly explained in relation to the chemical procedures expressed by citing the source.

    Results and Discussion:
    The results of the studies should be explained clearly in the findings section.
    Study findings should be interpreted by comparing them with current literature. It should be correlated with previous studies, and concordant and inconsistent results should be discussed. The practical importance of the results of the study and its potential to pave the way for future studies should be expressed.

    Conclusion: At the end of the discussion section, it should be included in a title where the main results of the study are expressed.

    Conflict of Interest Statement: It should be stated whether the authors whose names are listed in the article have any conflict of interest with any person or organization regarding the data presented in the article and/or the subject of the article.

    Acknowledgments: Institutions and organizations that supported the study, if any, should be specified in this section. In addition, people who are not among the authors of the study but have contributed to a certain extent can be thanked in this section.

    Sources: Current articles, books, book chapters, thesis, or online sources can be used as a source.

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