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Last updated: 2 August 2021
1. Focus and scopeThe Nurse Media Journal of Nursing (NMJN) is a nursing journal that publishes the scientific works of nurses, academics, and practitioners. NMJN welcomes and invites original and relevant research articles in nursing as well as reviews (systematic and meta-analysis) and case reports. 2. General guidelinesManuscripts submitted to the journal are not yet published. NMJN does not accept any manuscripts which are also sent to other journals for publication at the same time. The writer should ensure that all members of his/her team have approved the manuscript for publication. Any research report on humans as the subject should enclosure the signed informed consent, and prior ethical approval was obtained from a suitably constituted research ethics committee or institutional review board. If any financial support was received or relationship(s) existed, the authors should mention that no conflict of interest of any financial support or any relationship or other exists during a research project. Those points should mention in the Cover Letter to the Editor of NMJN.3. Review processEach manuscript is reviewed by the editors, and if of a sufficient standard, sent for blinded reviewed by at least two editorial board members or reviewers who come from a range of countries as chosen by the journal team based on their expertise. The result may be accepted with no revision, accepted with minor correction, accepted with major revision, and refused. The sending author is given an opportunity to correct the article based on suggestions received from the reviewers. The specific information of whether the article is accepted and published or refused is given to the sending author in written. 4. Manuscript guidelines The manuscript should be written in English on an essay format (see the template here) which is outlined as follow:
4.1 Title page This includes the title of the manuscript, the full names without academic and professional credentials with commas between names. In addition, a number (1) is to be used to designate the corresponding author with academic and professional credentials, institutional affiliation(s), postal and email addresses of each author.4.2 AbstractAbstract for research articles, reviews, and case reports should use a maximum of 300 words. The abstract should consist of background, purpose, methods, results, and conclusion. The abstract is clearly written and is short to help readers get an understanding of the new and important aspects without reading the whole article. Keywords are written on the same page with abstract separated from each other with a semicolon (;). Please use a maximum of 5 appropriate words for helping with the indexing.4.3 Manuscript of original research
4.3.1 Introduction The introduction provides the state of the art of the study and consists of an adequate background, previous research in order to record the existing solutions/method to show which is the best, and the main limitation of previous research, to show the scientific merit or novelties of the paper. Avoid a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results. The purpose of the study should state the major aim of the research and is written at the end of the introduction section.4.3.2 MethodsMethods should be structured as follow:22.214.171.124 Research designDescribe the specific research design used, such as correlational, experimental, quasi-experimental, cross-sectional, and others. Provide relevant descriptions regarding the design applied in the study. 126.96.36.199 Setting and samples/participantsState when and where the study was conducted without mentioning the specific name of the research site. Identify the sampling strategy used to recruit the samples/participants as well as the inclusion and exclusion criteria. How samples/participants were recruited should also be stated. Also, identify the sample size (and the population, if applicable) and sample size justification, including sample size calculation or power analysis, if applicable. 188.8.131.52 Intervention (applies to experimental studies)Describe the intervention, setting, and those who provided the intervention. If the study included a control group, explain what kind of intervention was provided to this group. 184.108.40.206 Measurement and data collection Mention and describe the instrument used for data collection. Clearly state whether the researchers develop, adopt, or modify the instrument from previous studies, including its citations and references. Mention the validity and reliability of the instrument, the scale, interpretation, and administration. If a translation was conducted from the original language, authors should explain the procedures used to maintain the validity and reliability of the translated instruments. Describe how data were collected. If the data were collected by research assistants, please identify this in the manuscript. 220.127.116.11 Data analysisClearly describe the techniques used for data analysis, including the computer software used, if appropriate. Please provide relevant references for specific analytic approaches/ techniques (for qualitative studies).18.104.22.168 Trustworthiness/rigor (applies to qualitative studies)The manuscript should describe strategies used to maintain the trustworthiness/rigor of the qualitative data, such as credibility, transferability, dependability, and confirmability. 22.214.171.124 Ethical considerationsPlease describe the ethical issues in the study, including how informed consent was obtained from respondents/participants. Provide a statement of approval from the health research ethics committee, including its reference number. 4.3.3 ResultsResults state the major findings of the research instead of providing data in great detail. Results should be clear, concise, and can be reported on texts or graphics. Please provide some introduction for the information presented on tables or figures.4.3.4 DiscussionThe discussion should explore the significance of the results of the study. The following components should be covered in the discussion: (1) How do your results relate to the original question or objectives outlined in the background section (what)? (2) Do you provide provide an interpretation scientifically for each of your results or findings presented (why)?, and (3) Are your results consistent with what other investigators have reported (what else)? Or are there any differences?4.3.5 Implication and limitations The manuscript should describe the implications of the study on nursing practices and policies based on the findings and also the limitations. 4.3.6 ConclusionConclusions should answer the research objectives, telling how advanced the result is from the present state of knowledge. Conclusions should be clear in order to know it merits publication in the journal or not. Provide a clear scientific justification and indicate possible applications and extensions. A recommendation should also be pointed out to suggest future research and implication in the nursing practice.4.3.7 Acknowledgments Briefly acknowledge research funders and any research participants in this section.4.3.8 Author contribution We encourage authors to provide statements outlining their individual contributions or roles to the manuscript. 4.3.9 Conflict of interestState whether there is a conflict of interest among authors.4.3.10 ReferenceThe reference consists of all references used to write the manuscript and adhere to the APA 7th edition. Ensure that citations used are as contemporary as possible, including those from the current year of writing. Delete older literature citations (more than 10 years) unless these are central to your study. The number of references should be at least 30, of which 80% of them should be from journal articles. References should avoid the use of secondary citations. Self-citations are allowed up to 15% of the total references. 4.4 Manuscript of reviews (systematic or meta-analysis)
4.4.1 Introduction The introduction provides the state of the art of the study and consists of an adequate background, previous research in order to record the existing solutions/method to show which is the best, and the main limitation of previous research, to show the scientific merit or novelties of the paper. Avoid a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results. The purpose of the study should state the major aim of the research and is written at the end of the introduction section.4.4.2 MethodsMethods should be structured as follow:126.96.36.199 Research designDescribe the specific research design used: systematic review or meta-analysis. Provide relevant descriptions regarding the design applied in the study. 188.8.131.52 Search methodsIdentify the electronic databases searched, keywords, and search methods (range of years). Use a table if necessary to show readers the number of articles you search from each database. 184.108.40.206 Inclusion and exclusion criteriaIdentify the inclusion and exclusion criteria for selecting the articles. 220.127.116.11 Screening of articles Include the reviewers who did the first screening for selection and screening for content analysis. 18.104.22.168 Data extractionIdentify how data were extracted. Please use a table that contains authors' names, year, country name, objective, conceptual framework, sample, design, instrument, and results. 22.214.171.124 Quality appraisalInclude a description of approaches used, the outcome of the appraisal process, and the audit of discarded studies. Make clear the criteria that were used for discarding studies. If the quality appraisal was not undertaken, provide a convincing and robust explanation, and in the limitations section, outline the potential impact on the credibility of the review findings. 126.96.36.199 Data analysisExplain how you analyze the contents. 4.4.3 ResultsResults should include the search outcomes, quality assessment results, and analytical findings. Please describe the search outcome using the PRISMA flow diagram. Describe the results of the assessment as indicated in the method. The analytical findings should be presented using themes, categories, patterns, and so on. 4.4.4 DiscussionThe discussion should explore the significance of review findings. Please draw out the applicability, theoretical and practical implications of the findings. Clarify the contribution of the review to existing knowledge, highlight gaps in knowledge and understanding, and outline future research. 4.4.5 Implication and limitations Provide the implications/ recommendations for policies or practices, as well as the limitations of the review. 4.4.6 ConclusionThe conclusion should summarize important aspects of reviewed studies and evaluate the current state of the literature reviewed, identify significant flaws or gaps in existing knowledge, outline areas for future study, and link your research to existing knowledge.4.4.7 Acknowledgments Briefly acknowledge research funders and any parties that contribute to the study.4.4.8 Author contribution We encourage authors to provide statements outlining their individual contributions or roles to the manuscript. 4.4.9 Conflict of interestState whether there is a conflict of interest among authors.4.4.10 ReferenceThe reference consists of all references used to write the manuscript and adhere to the APA 7th edition. Ensure that citations used are as contemporary as possible, including those from the current year of writing. Delete older literature citations (more than 10 years) unless these are central to your study. The number of references should be at least 50, and 80% of them should be from journal articles. References should avoid the use of secondary citations. Self-citations are allowed up to 20% of the total references. 4.5 Manuscript of case studies
4.5.1 Introduction The introduction should explain the background of the case (the rarely found case), including the disorder or nursing problems and usual presentation and progression. It should also include a brief literature review that introduces the case report from the standpoint of those without specialist knowledge in the area. It should also end with a very brief statement of what is being reported in the article. The introduction should be clear, focused, concise, and attract the reader's attention and interest.4.5.2 Case presentation Provide a clear picture of the patient's condition and presentation, and it is best presented in chronological order with sufficient detail and explanation, including: (1) patient description (without providing details that could lead to the identification of the patient), (2) case history, (3) physical examination results, (4) results of pathological tests and other investigations, (5) treatment plan, (6) expected outcomes of the treatment plan, and (7) actual outcomes. The author should ensure that all the relevant details are included and unnecessary ones excluded.4.5.3 Discussion The discussion is a significant part of case reports and should start by expanding on what has been said in the introduction, focusing on why the case is noteworthy and the problem that it addresses. Discussion should contain major interpretations from the findings and results in comparison to previous studies. The significance of the findings and case presentation should be emphasized in this section against previous findings in the subject area. Also, this section should evaluate the patient case for accuracy, validity, and uniqueness and compare or contrast the case report with the published literature. Finally, the authors should briefly summarize the published literature with recent references. 4.5.4 Implication and limitations Provide the implications/ recommendations for policies or practices, as well as the limitations of the review. 4.5.5 ConclusionsThe conclusion should briefly give readers the key points covered in the case report. It should conclude the case report and how it adds value to the available information. Authors can give suggestions and recommendations to clinicians, teachers, or researchers. 4.5.6 Consent Clearly state that the patient gave his informed consent for publication, and a statement indicating that should be clearly narrated in the report. In the case of the child, the parent or legal guardian should have consented instead, and if the child is a teenager (<18 years old), then both patient and his parent should have consented. 4.5.7 Acknowledgments Briefly acknowledge research funders and any parties that contribute to the study.4.5.8 Author contribution We encourage authors to provide statements outlining their individual contributions or roles to the manuscript. 4.5.9 Conflict of interestState whether there is a conflict of interest among authors.4.5.10 ReferenceThe reference consists of all references used to write the manuscript and adhere to the APA 7th edition. Ensure that citations used are as contemporary as possible, including those from the current year of writing. Delete older literature citations (more than 10 years) unless these are central to your study. The number of references should be at least 30, and 80% of them should be from journal articles. References should avoid the use of secondary citations. Self-citations are allowed up to 15% of the total references. 5. TablesEvery table is typed in 1 space. The number of tables is systematic as mentioned in the texts and completed with a short title each. Provide an explanation on the footnotes instead of on the title. Please explain on footnotes all non-standards information mentioned in the table. The total table should not be more than 6 tables.6. Layout The manuscript is to be written in A4 paper with a margin of at least 2.5 for each using Microsoft Word, Times New Roman font, and single-spaced. Each page is numbered starting from the title until the last page of the manuscript. Please check the text carefully before submission to check for correct content and typographic errors. 7. Word countManuscripts submitted to the journal should not exceed 7,000 words, including abstract and references. This word count excludes references for review manuscripts. 8. References Authors are required to use reference management software in writing citations and references. Reference and citation use bracketed citation (name, year). Direct citation on references should include the page number of the citation. American Psychological Association 7th edition applies in writing the manuscript. See examples of referencing below:8.1.1 Journal articleGrady, J. S., Her, M., Moreno, G., Perez, C., & Yelinek, J. (2019). Emotions in storybooks: A comparison of storybooks that represent ethnic and racial groups in the United States. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 8(3), 207–217. https://doi.org/10.1037/ppm00001858.1.2 Journal article with an article numberJerrentrup, A., Mueller, T., Glowalla, U., Herder, M., Henrichs, N., Neubauer, A., & Schaefer, J. R. (2018). Teaching medicine with the help of “Dr. House.” PLoS ONE, 13(3), Article e0193972. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193972 8.1.3 Whole authored bookJackson, L. M. (2019). The psychology of prejudice: From attitudes to social action (2nd ed.). American Psychological Association. https://doi.org/10.1037/0000168-0008.1.4 Whole edited bookKesharwani, P. (Ed.). (2020). Nanotechnology based approaches for tuberculosis treatment. Academic Press.8.1.5 Report by a government agency referencesNational Cancer Institute. (2019). Taking time: Support for people with cancer (NIH Publication No. 18-2059). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health. https://www.cancer.gov/publications/patient-education/takingtime.pdf8.1.6 Conference proceedings published in a journalDuckworth, A. L., Quirk, A., Gallop, R., Hoyle, R. H., Kelly, D. R., & Matthews, M. D. (2019). Cognitive and noncognitive predictors of success. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 116(47), 23499–23504. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.19105101168.1.7 Conference proceedings published as a whole bookKushilevitz, E., & Malkin, T. (Eds.). (2016). Lecture notes in computer science: Vol. 9562. Theory of cryptography. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-49096-98.1.8 Published dissertation or thesis referencesKabir, J. M. (2016). Factors influencing customer satisfaction at a fast food hamburger chain: The relationship between customer satisfaction and customer loyalty (Publication No. 10169573) [Doctoral dissertation, Wilmington University]. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.8.1.9 Unpublished dissertation or thesis referencesHarris, L. (2014). Instructional leadership perceptions and practices of elementary school leaders [Unpublished doctoral dissertation]. University of Virginia9. Screening for plagiarism The journal applies the policy of screening for plagiarism. All articles in this publication are original: the content (either in full or in part) in each article has not been knowingly republished without specific citation to the original release. A Turnitin plagiarism checker is applied to all submitted papers during initial screening. The journal accepts a maximum similarity index of 20%. Papers leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism will be immediately rejected.10. Author fee All authors should pay for article processing charges (APC) when the manuscript is editorially accepted for publication. The APC is IDR. 2,000,000 (for Indonesian authors) or USD 130 (for non-Indonesian authors). The payment can be made by bank transfer/ Paypal. Information regarding the bank/Paypal account is sent via email to the corresponding author.11. Authorship and changes to authorshipAll authors should have made substantial contributions to the manuscript, including (1) the conception and design of the study, or acquisition of data, or analysis and interpretation of data, (2) drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content, (3) final approval of the version to be submitted. Authors should carefully consider the list and order of authors before submitting their manuscripts. Any addition, deletion, or rearrangement of author names should be made only before the manuscript has been accepted and only if approved by the journal editor. 12. Reporting Guidelines
The reporting guidelines endorsed by the journal are listed below:
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