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Japanese Association for Acute Medicine (JAAM)

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Established; June 1, 1996
Last Updated; December 14, 1998

WWW Administrator

The President

Kazuhiko Maekawa

Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Tokyo University School of Medicine

7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan
phone and fax +81-03-3814-6446

Principal Office

The Office of Japanese Association for Acute Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
Osaka University School of Medicine

2-2, Yamadaoka, Suita City
Osaka Prefecture 565, Japan

phone +81-6-879-3331, fax +81-6-878-3540

Announcement of

The 26th Annual Meeting

November 10, 11, 12, 1999
Keio Plaza Hotel and Asahi Seimei Hole, Tokyo

Journal of Japanese Association for Acute Medicine

Call for Papers

Instructions for Authors

The Journal of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine is the official journal of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine and aims to contribute to progress in the establishment of acute medicine as a specialty. The journal publishes reviews, editorials, original articles, case reports, invited articles, correspondence, and a record of local meetings. The journal will accept original articles, case reports, and international correspondence from anywhere in the world. This correspondence includes short communications and letters to the editor. The editor of the journal welcomes articles on original experimental and clinical studies devoted to acute medicine. Membership in the association is not a prerequisite for submission. However, a letter of recommendation from a sponsoring member of the association is requested.

The official languages of the journal are Japanese and English. Submit an original and three copies of the manuscript. The manuscript of an original article should have a title, abstract, text, tables, figures, legends and references. The manuscript of a case report should have the same division as the original article. A correspon-dence manuscript should have a title page and text. The manuscript of a short communication can include tables and figures. All manuscripts (including title, abstract, text, tables, legends and references) must be typewritten on 21.6 x 28.7 cm (8 1/2" x 11") bond paper with elite type (12 pitches or 12 characters per inch). Double space everywhere. Provide margins of at least 3.0 cm at the top, bottom, and both sides of all pages. Begin each of the following sections on separate pagesFtitle page, abstract, text, references, tables and legends. Type only on one side of the paper. Type the page numbers consecutively beginning with the title page in the upper right-hand corner of each paper.

Title page
The title page should contain the complete title of the manuscript, names and affiliations of all authors, institutions at which the work was performed, 3-5 key words, address for correspondence, and a running head of not more than 45 characters. The total number of authors should not exceed8.

The abstract, summarizing the major findings and conclusions of the paper, should consist of approximately 400 words for an original article and approximately 200 words for a case report.

Key words
Submit three to five key words appropriate for the article which will be used for indexing purposes.

The text of an original article should follow the formatFintroduction, materials and methods, results, discussion and conclusion. Use subheadings and paragraph titles whenever possible. For abbreviations, full spelling is mandatory for the first appearance in the text. Use generic names for all drugs and pharmaceutical preparations. Trade names, along with manufacturer and location must be mentioned in the methods section. Place acknowledgments at the end of the text, before the references.

Tables must be numbered in order of appearance with Arabic numerals. Each must have a title and be keyed into the text.

Submit a set of original figures and three sets of their copies. Submit four sets of photographs if there are any photographs in your article. All lettering must be done professionally. Sharp, unmounted, grossy black and white photographic prints, 12~17 cm in size, should be submitted. All figures must be numbered in order of appearance with Arabic numerals. Identify each illustration on the back by affixing a gummed label on which is listedFnumber of the illustration, name of the illustration, name of first author, title of manuscript and an arrow indicating the top.

A legend must accompany each figure and must define all abbreviations used therein.

In the text, references should be cited consecutively by numbers in brackets. In the final list, they should be in numerical order, including authorfs name, the complete title of the article cited, volume, inclusive page numbers, and year of publication. If the number of authors exceeds three, type the first three names then "et al". Journal abbreviations should follow Index Medicus style. Restrict references to those that have direct bearing on the work described. In the following examples notice the punctuation, do not use all capitals, do not underline.

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Length of the manuscript
The length of the manuscript for an original article should be within 30 double space typewritten pages including tables and figures (One table or figure should be considered to be equal to one typewritten text page). The length of the manuscript for a short communication should be within 4 pages including tables and figures. That for a letter to the editor should be within 2 typewritten pages.

All manuscripts submitted to the Journal of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine must be submitted solely to this journal, and may not have been published in any part or form in another publication of any type. Manuscripts involving human subjects must state approval by institutional human experimentation review committees. Manuscripts involving laboratory animals must state adherence to national or institutional guidelines for the use of experimental animals.

Send manuscripts toF

Naoki Aikawa, MD, FACS
Japanese Association for Acute Medicine
Nakano 2-2-3
Nakano, Tokyo
164 Japan

1) There will be a charge to the author if the paper exceeds 10 printed pages. Special expenses, such as for color photographs, will be charged to the author.
2) There will be a charge to the author for checking of English by a native speaker if the editor considers it necessary.
3) Reprint order forms will be sent with the proofs.