Instruction to Authors

1. The journal of Dr. Behcet Uz Children’s Hospital is the official journal of the Izmir Dr. Behcet Uz Children’s Hospital. Both Turkish and English articles are considered for publication. The journal of Dr. Behcet Uz Children’s Hospital published three times a year.
2. The journal of Dr. Behcet Uz Children’s Hospital is devoted to the continuing education of national and international practicing pediatrics and pediatric Surgeons , and to provide a forum for social and scientific communication in the field. Studies that emphasize these aims provide the basis for publication, including original articles, case reports, reviews, annual meetings' abstracts, letters to the editor, review of the recently published books, biographies, and social articles.
3. All articles must be submitted to The journal of Dr. Behcet Uz Children’s Hospital exclusively with the understanding that they have not been published previously in print or in electronic format, and not under consideration by any other journal or electronic medium for publication. The manuscripts presented at a meeting are accepted in case of the statement of the condition.
4. The authors are responsible for all statements made in their article.
5. For experimental investigations on human, the principles outlined in the Declaration of Helsinki published in 1964, and revised in 2000 should be followed. For experimental investigations on animal, guidelines regarding animal experimentation must be followed. For both human and animal experimental articles, date and number of the consent of formal ethics review committees must be stated.
6. All articles submitted will be subjected to peer-review by the editorial board. The authors will be informed within 6 weeks. All articles may be subject to revision by the editorial board. Manuscripts that do not comply with the Journal requirements may be returned without review at the discretion of the editors.
7. SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPTS: The manuscripts are accepted only via the Internet (http://www.journalagent.com or http://www.buch.gov.tr). The manuscript submittance should accompany a cover letter, which will be faxed to "Logos Yayincilik".
8. JOURNAL FORMAT: The manuscripts should be typed in 12 pt (Times New Roman), double-spaced throughout with margins of 2.5 cm, and pages must be numbered on the right upper corner of the page. Unless otherwise indicated, these guidelines are in accordance with the "Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Writing and Editing for Biomedical Publication-Updated February 2006" (http://www.icmje.org). Original articles should not exceed 30 double spaced typewritten pages. Case reports should not exceed 15 pages. English articles should contain a Turkish, and Turkish articles an English abstract. Abstracts must be no longer than 250 words. The structured abstract should include aim, materials and methods, results and conclusion in original articles. The body of the original articles should contain introduction, materials and methods, results, discussion, and references sections. In case reports, introduction, case(s), discussion, and references sections should be structured. Tables, figures and photographs and their legends should follow the references section in separate pages. References should be listed in the order in which they are referred in the text, not in alphabetical order. Abbreviated names of journals according to Index Medicus should be used in references section.
9. For copyright transfer information authors may contact The Journal of Dr.Behcet Uz Children’s Hospital editorial office at:

Doç.Dr. Gülden Diniz, Dr. Behcet Uz Children’s Hospital. 35220 Alsancak / Izmir-Turkey
Phone: +90 232 489 86 86
E-mail: [email protected]