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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 Microsoft Word and typed single-spaced. The font size should be 16-point for Thai language (TH-Sarabun-PSK) and 12-point for English language. Tables should be included in the main manuscript. Figures should be submitted separately.
  • An article submitted in Thai language must have both Thai-language and English-language abstracts as well as key words
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Preparation of the Manuscript

The manuscript must be typed with Microsoft word. The font size should be 16-point for Thai language (TH-Sarabun-PSK) and 12-point for English language. Please see further details for each type of the manuscript below.

All manuscript types must include the title of the manuscript, full names and affiliations of all authors, the name, mailing and email address and the telephone and fax numbers of the corresponding author.

Original research articles

Original research articles must consist of the following sections: Abstract, Key Words, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Statements (Ethical Approval, Acknowledgements, Funding, Conflict of Interests) References, Tables, and Supplemental Materials (optional). The total word count should not exceed 4500 words for English language or 8000 words for Thai language (excluding Abstract, Tables, Figures, Statements, References and Supplemental Materials).

Abstract must consist of the following section: Background, Objectives, Methods, Results and Conclusion. The length of the abstract must not exceed 350 words for English language or 600 words for Thai language.

Key Words should be in the same page of the abstract. No more than 5 key words must be provided following the abstract. We suggest authors choosing important key words that are not already present in the title or the abstract in order to increase the visibility of the article.

If the article is in Thai language, the English-language abstract and key words must also be provided.

Statements of institutional ethical approval along with approval number must be provided. If the work is exempted from ethical approval, the reasons must be clearly stated.

References are limited to 50 references

Tables should be included in the manuscript file. Up to 5 Tables are allowed.

Figure File should be submitted separately. Up to 5 Figures are allowed. All figures need to have a clear and concise legend caption to accompany them.

Review Articles

A review article must contain an unstructured abstract of no more than 350 words in English language or 600 words in Thai language and up to 5 key words. Up to 5 tables and figures and 150 references are allowed. The total word count must not exceed 5000 words in English language or 9000 words in Thai language (excluding Abstract, Tables, Figures and References)

If the article is in Thai language, both Thai-language and English-language abstracts as well as key words must be provided.

Tables should be included in the manuscript file. All tables must be originals and not copies of the previous works. If authors choose to reproduce previously published tables, permissions must be obtained and clearly stated in the footnote of each table.

Figure File should be submitted separately. All figures must be originals and not copies of the previous works. If the authors choose to reproduce previously published figures, permissions must be obtained and clearly stated in the legend. A clear and concise legend caption must accompany every figure.

Case reports/Clinical pathology

If the manuscript contains personal identifying infornation, written informed consent for publication must be obtained from the patient (or their parent or legal guardian in the case of children under 18, or from the next of kin if the patient has died) and clearly stated in the manuscript.

Case report must contain an unstructured abstract up to 350 words in English language or 600 words in Thai language, 5 key words, Background, Case Presentation, Discussion and References (up to 30). Up to 3 tables and 5 figures are allowed. The total word count must not exceed 2500 words for English language or 4000 words for Thai language.

Tables should be included in the manuscript file. All tables must be originals and not copies of the previous works. If authors choose to reproduce previously published tables, permissions must be obtained and clearly stated in the footnote of each table.

Figure File should be submitted separately. All figures must be originals and not copies of the previous works. If the authors choose to reproduce previously published figures, permissions must be obtained and clearly stated in the legend. A clear and concise legend caption must accompany every figure. Figures that show pathology shoud have sufficient clarity for viewing.

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If the manuscript contains personal identifying infornation, written informed consent for publication must be obtained from the patient (or their parent or legal guardian in the case of children under 18, or from the next of kin if the patient has died) and clearly stated in the manuscript.

The length of the manuscript including the images should not be longer than 2 pages.

Figure File should be submitted separately. All figures must be originals,  not copies of the previous works and have sufficient clarity for viewing. A clear and concise legend caption must accompany every figure.

References

References should be listed in a consecutive order as they appeared in the text using Endnote program. The reference number in the main article should be superscripted and placed at the upper right-hand corner. Use the form of references and the titles of journals abbreviated, according to the style used in Index Medicus (the Vancouver system). If there are more than six authors, the first six authors are listed followed by “et al.”.

Publication Fee

All types of articles are currently published free of charge.

The authors are solely responsible for the contents and the data published in the Journal of the Nephrology Society of Thailand. The Editor-in-Chief, Editorial Board Members and Nephrology Society of Thailand are not responsible for any of the contents published in the journal.