Title page

Please ensure that a Title Page is submitted together with your manuscript, listing the following:

  • Article title
  • Authors' names
  • Authors' affiliation
  • Correspondence address
  • Keywords
  • Key messages
  • Abstract 

Article title
The title of the article, which should be concise but informative (max. 15 words).

Authors’ names
First name, middle initial, and last name of each author, with highest academic degree(s), professional qualification.

Authors’ affiliation
Name of department(s) and institution(s) to which the work should be attributed.

Correspondence address
Name, address, telephone, fax number, and email address of author responsible for correspondence about the manuscript and name and address of author to whom requests for reprints should be addressed (if not different).

Key words
Please supply 3–6 keywords representing the most important topics discussed in the article.

Key Messages/ (Bullet points)
Key Messages must include:

  • A general statement briefly describing the paper
  • The aim or goal of your manuscript
  • 1 to 2 sentences briefly summarizing the results section

Keywords are NOT Key Messages.

Your title page will carry an abstract of no more than 250 words. The abstract should state:

  • Background
  •  Hypothesis / Aim
  • Methods
  • Results / Findings
  • Conclusions
  • Implications for clinical practice