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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been

Author Guidelines


Coding Guidelines in .doc can be downloaded here, author can direcly use this format for manufacture of articles.


  1. WMJ (Warmadewa Medical Journal) accepts articles in the field of medical science and health. A manuscrip sent to the editor must not have been and will not be published anywhere else.
  2. Manuscript may be written in Indonesian or English, in a good sciensce-style language that is clear, concise, and brief.
  3. Manuscripts may be in the forms of research results (preferred), study literature, case reports, and brief communications, but must be in accordance with the standards of scientific articles.
  4. Articles published in WMJ (Warmadewa Medical Journal) are articles that have gone through review process by the editors and peer reviewers.


  1. Manuscripts should be submitted via the Online Submission System in the portal E-JournalWarmadewa Medical Journal at the following address
  2. A contributor is requested to register as an author and or reviewer (by checking role as author and or reviewer on the "register" at the following address
  3. After the contributor logins as author, he/she should click on "new submission". The procedure of submitting an article consists of 5 stages:
    (1). Start, 
    (2). Upload Submission, 
    (3). Enter Metadata, 
    (4). Upload Supplementary Files, and 
    (5). Confirmation.
  4. At the Start section, select the Journal section (Full Article), check all checklists.
  5. At the Upload Submission section, upload the article manuscript files in Microsoft Word.
  6. At the Enter Metadata section, enter the data of all authors and their affiliates, followed by the title and abstract and indexing keywords.
  7. At the Upload Supplementary Files section, it is allowed to upload supporting data files or cover letter or other relevant documents. Do not upload articles manuscripts at this section.
  8. At Confirmation section, please click "Finish Submission" if all data are correct.
  9. If an author has difficulties in the process of submission through this system, the text can also be sent via the e-mail address of Editorial Warmadewa Medical Journal:, however, this method is not recommended.


  1. Manuscript submitted must be in Microsoft Word files (.doc or .docx) with the font Times New Roman on A4 format with a space 1.
  2. Title of article: the title of the article should be written briefly and clearly, and must be pinpointing the problem to be addressed, not enhancing diverse interpretation. Each word begins with capital letter, except conjunctions. Title of the article uses the font size of 16 point, bold, is centered, with the format "Title Case" (no capital letters). Title shall not contain abbreviations that are not commonly used. Title of the article should not be more than 14 words.
  3. Name of author: author's name (without a title) and address written author affiliations centered on the first page, double-spaced below the article title. Author affiliations address one space below the author's name. The author's name is typed in bold point font 12 size, whereas the author affiliate address typed in a font size of 10 point, normal, italic. Address of authors’ affiliations include laboratory, institution, complete address, and email.
  4. Abstract: abstract is written in Indonesian first and then English if the article is in Indonesian language, and vice versa. Abstract summarizes the manuscript, covering the whole article without trying detailing every part. Abstract is written in 200-250 words, the font size is 10pt, the space between lines is 1pt. If the article uses Indonesian language, abstract in English must be written in italic, and the title should be written on the first line between square brackets, and vice versa. Avoid using abbreviations that are not public. The abstract should be a one paragraph style and consists of the following sections: background and objectives, methods, results, conclusions. Abstract sections must contain the issues to be raised, the solution method, and the results obtained scientific findings and conclusions. Abstract equipped with keywords that are ordered by importance. Keywords should be written below the text of the abstract for each language and separated by a comma, in a number of 3-5 words.
  5. Introduction: Introduction should contain general background, previous literature review (state of the art) as a basis for claiming a scientific novelty of the article and a research statement or hypothesis. At the end of the Introduction is written purpose of the article. Sub title "Introduction" should use 12 point font size and bold, while the narration in the Introduction is not written in bold.
  6. Methods: In the Methods section should be described in detail and clearly about the materials used and the way work is performed including statistical methods. The working methods described should contain sufficient information to enable the research to be repeated successfully.
  7. Results: The results contain research findings and their analytic description. The results of the research can be presented in written form in the text, tables or images. Reduce the use of charts if it can be explained in the text. Limit the use of photographs, presenting photos clearly illustrate the results obtained. Each image (including charts, graphs) and tables should be numbered and cited in the text. Title spaced tables are placed one above the body of the table to the left flat. Title images, graphs, charts, placed one space below the images, graphs, charts with average middle. Graph of the data processing is sent in a separate file from the file name of scientific manuscripts and accompanied by the name of the program and the basic data compilation chart. The numbering of tables and figures sequentially using Arabic numerals.
  8. Discussion: the discussion presented should contain the interpretation of the results obtained and discussion relating to previous reports. Avoid repeating the statement that has been delivered to the methods, results, and other information that has been presented in the Introduction.
  9. Conclusions: Conclusions describe the response of a hypothesis or research purposes or scientific findings obtained. Conclusions should not contain looping of results and discussion, but more than a summary of the findings as expected in purpose or hypothesis. If necessary, at the end of the conclusions can also write things that will be associated with the idea of further research.
  10. Acknowledgements: Acknowledgements should be directed to research funders or donors. Acknowledgements can also be delivered to the parties that support the implementation of the research.
  11. Bibliography: Writing of the bibliography should follow the Vancouver system. Write the names of all authors if the number of authors is less than or equal to six people, if the number of authors is more than 6 people then written six name of the first author followed by "et al." The proportion bibliography derived from journal articles / science magazine at least 80% and that derived from the textbook at most 20%.

    Example Writing of Bibliography:
    Sandra F, Esposti MD, Ndebele K, Gona P, Knight D, Rosenquist M, et al. Tumor Necrosis Factor-Related Apoptosis-inducing ligand Alters Mitochondrial Membrane Lipids. Cancer Res 2005; 65: 8286-97.

    Murray PR, Rosenthal KS, Kobayashi GS, Pfaller MA. Medical Microbiology. 4th ed. St Louis: Mosby; 2002. 

    Chapters in a book: 
    Meltzer PS, Kallioniemi A, Trent JM. Chromosome alterations in human solid tumors. In: Vogelstein B, Kinzler KW, editors. The genetic basis of human cancer. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2002. p. 93-113.

    Newspapers article: 
    T. Tynan Medica improvements lower homicide rate: study sees drop in assault rate. The Washington Post. 2002 Aug 12; Sect. A: 2 (col. 4).

    Canadian Cancer Society [homepage on the Internet]. Toronto: The Society; 2006 [updated 2006 May 12; cited 2006 Oct 17]. Available from:


Every article sent to the Editor of Warmadewa Medical Journal must follow these instructions. If an article is not in accordance with these guidelines, the manuscript shall be returned to the author for revision and further review.

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