Information For Authors

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Electronic Submission of Manuscripts

To submit a manuscript for Applied Medical Informatics (Appl Med Inform) please register as author at and follow the 5 steps process. Please note that Applied Medical Informatics journal does not accept Microsoft Word 2007 documents. If you are using the beta version of Microsoft Word 2007 please use Word's 'Save As' option to save your document as an older (.doc) file type.

Authors are requested not to submit the manuscripts by post or e-mail.


Aim and Scope

Applied Medical Informatics (Appl Med Inform) publishes mainly high quality original articles and reviews in the field of medical informatics and applications of information technology in medicine, dentistry and pharmacy; medical, dentistry and pharmacology statistics; clinical and preclinical research that use statistics and informatics approaches; and research methodology. The interdisciplinary areas of the journals are as: Probabilities and statistics, Modelling and Calculus Theory, Software Systems, Organization of calculus systems, Computer Science and Information Technology, Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy.

Description of Manuscripts Types

Applied Medical Informatics welcomes manuscripts in the following categories:

  • Research articles will provide detailed description of scientific findings within the scope of the journal. The manuscript should not exceed 8 printed pages (4400 words including tables and references). This type of articles should contain structured abstract (200-250 words), divided as Aim-Material and Methods-Results-Conclusions. The manuscript should be organized following IMRAD structure: Introduction, Material and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgments and References. The manuscript must be formatted according to guidance below.
  • Reviews will be focused on a significantly important topics related to journals’ aim. Reviews should contain unstructured abstract (100 – 150 words), up to five keywords and should incorporate a judicious use of tables, figures, schemes and references.
  • Perspectives will follow the general scope of reviews but will have a focus on the future predictions rather than past results.
  • Research Letters will be short version of a Research Article. The discussion could be integrated in the same section with the results as 'Results and Discussion' section; 'Conclusions and Future Directions' are optional.
  • Editorials and Commentaries will be invited by the Editor to provide focused viewpoints of specific topics of interest. It must be written as continuous text without subheadings.
  • Technology Platform will be invited by the Editor to provide focused description of state-of-the-art R&D tools, methods and knowledge systems significant to specific topics of interest in medical informatics, medical statistics or research methodology. Could be written as continuous text without subheadings.

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