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Procedure for review of articles.
Ethical and legal basis of editorial policy.

List of requirements and instructions for submission your article or other materials

Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously.

  1. EDITORIAL ETHICS. The article must have a visa of the affiliation head and be accompanied by an official direction notice (with round seal) of the organization wishing to publish the article. In cases the article concerns the issues of National Security Information, the article should be accompanied by expert report that gives admissibility for its publishing. The article should be signed by all the authors.

  2. Publication of manuscripts free of charge.

  3. Papers should be sent to the journal editorial office via post on the address: 82 Monastyrskaya St., Perm, 614045, Russia, to the “Federal Scientific Center for Medical and Preventive Health Risk Management Technologies” with the mark “To the Editorial office” or personally to an author (authors) on the address given above. Works can be sent electronically to the Editorial office of the journal via e-mail on the address or sent on electronic media (CD-ROM, memory cards, etc.) together with paper version. Electronical provision of the materials is mandatory.

  4. Type your article in Microsoft Office Word format:

    • font Times New Roman;
    • main text - 14 pt;
    • 1.5 spacing;
    • margins: top and bottom - 20 mm, on the left - 20 mm, right - 20 mm;
    • indent (paragraph) - 1.25 cm;
    • page numbering centrally.
  5. Article size should be from 7 to 15 pages (including figures, tables and references).

  6. TITLE PAGE should contain:
    1) UDC (Universal Decimal Classification),
    2) Аuthor’s (authors’) full name,
    3) Full name of an organization the author works in, its status (use abbreviations before the name) and affiliation addresses (where the actual work was done),
    4) Title of article (titles and sub-titles are to be printed in capital letters, bold and separated from the main text by spaces),
    5) Abstract;
    6) Key words. Title part of an article should be written in font Arial.
    If there are several authors, indicate all affiliations with a lower-case superscript letter immediately after the author's name. If all the authors are working in the same institution, to indicate the place of work of each author separately is not necessary. Title part is supplied both in RUSSIAN and ENGLISH languages, transliterated in the system BSI (British Standard Institute (UK) & ISI – Institute for Scientific Information (USA)). Surnames of authors should be written as in previous publications or according to the system BGN (Board of Geographic Names). To transliterate, please, visit the web-site As for affiliations, it is necessary to indicate officially adopted English name.

  7. AUTHOR’S SUMMARY (Abstract). The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, the principal results and major conclusions. A reader, following your abstract, will decide, whether it’s worth to continue reading and find detailed information or not.
    The structure of abstract, that reproduces the article structure: introduction, aims and objectives, methods, results, conclusion, is preferable. Subject, topic, purpose of the work are specified in case if they are not evident from the title of the article. Method or the methodology may be described in the abstract in case they are a subject of novelty and interest due to the presented work.
    The abstract size is determined by the article’s content (details volume, their novelty or/and practical value. The recommended volume is 200-300 words.
    The abstract should be accompanied by 3-6 key words or word combinations separated by comma. The key words will simplify the work with search systems.

  8. TEXT OF AN ARTICLE. The plan of the article comprises: brief Introduction giving essential background, aims and objectives, methods and materials, results and discussions, point-by-point conclusions, references. The language style of article should be clear, concise, without long historical introduction and repetitions. Apart common abbreviations of measurement units, physical, chemical and mathematical values and terms (e.g., DNA), abbreviations phrases, often repeated in the text, are allowed. All letter symbols and abbreviations that are introduced by author must be defined at their first mention in the article. Abbreviation of the simple words is not allowed, even if they are often repeated. Doses of medicinal agents, units, and other numerical values must be indicated in SI units.

  9. REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ILLUSTRATIONS. All graphics, photographs, charts, diagrams, and other illustrative material (black and white or color drawings of high quality) should be placed within the text of the article. They should be readable and clear, their size must not exceed the text fields. Illustrative materials must be labeled as figures and numbered consecutively with Arabic numbers. Each figure should have a title. Photos must be saved in one of the storage formats of raster images (preferably - TIFF, JPG, BMP). The editors reserve the right to correct the figures without altering their content in order to improve the overall look of publication. The text should contain references to a figure in parentheses with indication of its sequence number, for example (see Fig. 1). Figure captions must be written in single-spaced font Times New Roman, font size - 10 and placed under the picture. Figure captions are not inserted "in the body" of a picture.

  10. TABLE DESIGN. Table width and length should not exceed text borders. The text of the article certainly contains reference to the table in parentheses indicating its sequence number, for example (see Table. 1). At the top right it is necessary to designate a table number, below its name is given. Clipped words in the tables are not allowed. All figures in the table must match the numbers in the text and must be treated statistically. Each column of the table must have explanatory title with indication, where necessary, the units of measurements. Footnotes and remarks should be placed under the table. You should avoid vertically arranged captions. Tables must not duplicate the results presented in text and figures.

  11. FORMULA must be centralized on the page and numbered consequently with Arabic numbers in parentheses on the right side of the page. Formula formatting and symbols must obey the uniformity in all materials of your manuscript. Unify all the used mathematical signs and symbols. Formulas that contain characters other than the standard layout of English and Russian keyboard (Greek letters, hieroglyphic symbols, especially those used in the subscript and superscript symbols) must be submitted in the form of drawings attached to the article. Single-line formulas should be typed in the same font as the main text to which they relate. Pt of multi-line formulas should be reduced.

  12. REFERENCE LIST. The reference list is mandatory. References on the sources are numbered with Arabic numbers, which must be enclosed in square brackets in the text. Reference must include: author’s full name; article title, journal, books; place of publication; name of the publisher; year of publication, volume number and page numbers, and the names of editors, compilers, translators. Please, pay attention, that in the reference lists you have to specify the surnames and initials of all the authors, because the reduction of an authors’ group up to 2-3 names, entails the citation loss from unnamed co-authors. Links to publications are given in the original language (Russian), in alphabetical order, and then - in foreign language. Separate works of the same author are arranged according to the year of their publication in the ascending order. Reference list must be formed in accordance with the requirements of the latest GOST R 7.0.5-2008.
    In original papers it is not assumed to quote more than 30, in literature reviews - not less than 50, but not more than 100. The reference list may include the fundamental works and publications of recent years (preferably during the last 3-5 years). References to unpublished works are not allowed.
    The author is responsible for the accuracy of bibliographic data.

  13. ABOUT THE AUTHORS. It is mandatory to specify full information about all authors, that are necessary for processing in the Russian Science Citation Index:
    1) Surname, name and patronymic of all authors.
    2) City, country (in brackets).
    3) Science degree.
    4) Position.
    5) Full name of an organization, the author is employed in.
    6) Address (post box, country, city, street, house, facility, etc.), e-mail address, working telephone number (in brackets).
    For example: Nina Vladimirovna Zaitseva (Perm, Russia), Fellow of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Professor, Director of the Federal Scientific Center for Medical and Preventive Health Risk Management Technologies (614045, Russia, Perm, 82 Monastyrskaya St.; e-mail: Tel: +7(342)237-25-34).
    If all the authors are working in the same institution, you may not specify the place of work of each author separately. Just write correspondent mailing address.

The articles, sent to the Editor, without meeting the above stipulated publication requirements are not accepted.

In case of rejection of the article, the editorial office sends substantiated refusal to an author.

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