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         Articles submitted for publication must not be published or are being considered for publication in another journal.  The content needed in the author's work. Not plagiarized or truncated from other articles without written permission or proper reference. Editing or providing additional information to the editorial board must be completed before being considered for publication and published articles are the property of Lampang Medical Journal. There must be a certified article that everyone can download the theme (available for download under the For Readers section). If the research involves humans or animals, a certificate from the Institute's Research Ethics Committee is always required. The incomplete or incorrect manuscript will be returned to the owner of the article for editing before going into the article review process.  (Please submit the article certificate and a letter from the Human Research Ethics Committee to the editorial board before submitting the article).


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Lampang Medical Journal is a double-blind review system.  The author does not know who the expert is. Experts do not know where this article belongs. Research reports, patient reports, and comments will be considered articles. At least two experts each article published in one non-print or considered for publication in another journal. Articles submitted for publication must not have been published or are being considered for publication in other journals. The content of the article must be the work of the author. Not plagiarized or truncated from other articles. without permission or proper reference. Editing or providing additional information to the editors must be completed before being considered for publication. and the published articles are property of Lampang Medical Journal.

             There must be a letter certifying every author's article. If the research involves humans or laboratory animals, a certificate from the Institute's Research Ethics Committee is always required. The incomplete or incorrect manuscript will be returned to the owner of the article for editing before going into the article review process.

Preparation Manuscripts

             Arrange an A4-sized page and space it 1 inch from the edge of the paper. Enter the page number in the top or bottom right corner of the paper. Starting from the first page in chronological order, using Microsoft Words, Font TH SarabunPSK 16 point with a contact location and telephone number/fax/E-mail. One page must be printed on A4 size paper, spaced at least 25 mm (1 inch) from the left edge of the paper.

  • Article Submission Process
  • Release date, issue 1 January-June (Scheduled to be published within August) Issue 2 July-December (Scheduled to be published within February)
  • Articles that have been published. The journal will be delivered to the author of 3 issues.


  1. The first page contains
    • Titles should be concise and convey the primary purpose of the study, not abbreviations, no more than 100 characters with spaces. If the title is very long, cut it as a subtitle. The title must have the Thai language and English.
    • The author's name must be in both Thai and English. (not abbreviated) with the highest praise received after the name and does not include academic positions
    • The author's workplace


  1. Abstract

            The paper is divided into background, purpose, materials, and methods. The research results and conclusions should not exceed 350. In Thailand and Britain, words must be written in the Thai language and abstract. It should be edited by English experts and should not have abbreviations.

  1. Keywords

           Added at the end of the abstract as the subject index of the journal year (volume) and subject index for Index Medicus, using the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) terms of the US National Library of Medicine as a guide to keywords or main terms.

  1. Introduction

            It is the part of the article that explains the reasons leading to the study. But do not review a lot of literature that is not related to the purpose of the study. It is a section that explains to the reader what questions to answer. and include the objectives of the study in prose at the end of the introduction.

  1. Materials and Methods

           Start with a study design, and protocol, such as a randomized controlled trial, descriptive, or quasi-experiment. Samplings, such as simple sampling multistage, etc., methods or measures used to study (intervention), such as treatment, type, and dose of medication used (if it is a measure known generally to be specified in the reference document if a new method explains to the reader to understand and can be used) data analysis method and the statistics used.

  1. Results

           The results were clearly stated in order of the study plan's topic, there are not many numbers to describe prose. If there are a large number of numbers or variables, it's best to use a table or chart. Interpret the findings or analyze and draw conclusions against the hypotheses.

  1. Discussion

           It starts with a review of the study results that match the objectives. Research hypothesis or is it different from the work that has been reported before? How and why? critique the results that do not meet the expected results without obscuring the advantages and disadvantages of the study.

  1. Conclusion

           Summarize the results that match the research objectives or not. Provide suggestions that can be used to make use of the research results. or provide research questions for further research.

  1. Acknowledgements

           There is only one paragraph notice that Is there significant assistance from any person, agency, or organization, such as executives, some technical supporters? and research funding sponsors.

  1. References

           References are made using the Vancouver Style system, with Arabic numerals after the text or after the name of the person who is the owner of the text referred to as superscript in parentheses using the number 1 for the first reference. and continue in order. If you want to repeat the reference, use the same number.

            The journal name in the reference uses the abbreviated form of the US National Library of Medicine published in Index Medicus or on the website.

Examples of writing references

            Principles of reference in the text (in-text citation). Enter a number at the end of that message. in order 1,2,3...with Arabic numerals enclosed in round brackets or raised numbers. (superscript) and compile a reference list (Reference list or Bibliography) at the end of the paper. Writing an academic reference document in Vancouver format is as follows.               

Example of a journal article citation

Articles with personal authors

1. Kuwabara M, Yashiro M, Kotani K, Tsuboi S, Ae R, Nakamura Y, et al. Cardiac lesions and initial laboratory data in Kawasaki disease: a nationwide survey in Japan. J Epidemiol  2015;25(3):189–93.


Articles for which the author is an organization or institution

1. American College of Dentists, Board of Regents. The ethics quackery and fraud in dentistry: a position paper. J Am Coll Dent 2003;70:6-8.

For articles without the author's name write the title of the article first.

1. Characterization of T-Cell Responses to Cryptic Epitopes in Recipients of a Noncodon-Optimized HIV-1 Vaccine. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2014;65:142-50.

Examples of citations for books, textbooks, or reports

Books with personal authors

1. Cleland JA. Netter’s orthopaedic clinical examination: an evidence-based approach. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2011.

Books whose authors are editors or compilers

1. Zeibig EA, editor. Clinical parasitology: a practical approach. 2nd ed. Missouri: Elsevier; 2013.

Books whose author is an agency or institution.

1. Advanced Life Support Group. Acute medical emergencies: the practical approach. London: BMJ Books; 2001.

Books with a specific author and has the editor of the book (Chapter in a book)

1. Aldridge M, Stephen W. Developing healthcare skills through simulation. In: Murray PR, Rosenthal KS, Pfaller MA, editors. Medical microbiology. 7th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2013.  p.151-62.

Meeting proceedings / Conference proceeding

1. JSPS-NRCT Core University Exchange System on Pharmaceutical Sciences, National Research Council of Thailand. Advance in research on pharmacologically active substances from natural sources; 1992 Dec 3-5, Holiday Garden Hotel, Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai: The University; 1992.

Thesis / Dissertation

1. Napaporn Apiratmateekul. Development of high efficiency hybridoma technology for production of Monoclonal antibodies [dissertation]. Chiang Mai: Chiang Mai University; 2012.

Newspaper articles

1. Wangkiat P. 8 medical faculties call for Feb 2 election delay. Bangkok Post. 2014 Jan 21; National: 2 (col. 1).


1. Quick reference dictionary for occupational therapy. 3rd ed. Thorofare, N.J: SLACK;2001. delusion; p.48


1. Pagedas AC, inventor; Ancel Surgical R&D Inc., assignee. Flexible endoscopic grasping and cutting device and positioning tool assembly. United States patent US 20020103498. 2002 Aug 1.

An example of electronic reference writing (Electronic Material)

Books on the Internet (Monograph on the Internet)

1. Cara E, MacRae A. Psychosocial Occupational Therapy: An Evolving Practice [Internet]. 3rd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2012 [cited 2014 Jan 23]. Available from:

Journal article on the Internet

1. Lamb AJ, Metzler CA. Defining the value of occupational therapy: A health policy lens on research and practice. Am J Occup Ther [Internet]. 2014 Jan/Feb [cited 2014 Jan 23];68(1):9-14. Available from:   

Article published electronically ahead of the print version

1. Newell EW, Davis MM. Beyond model antigens: high-dimensional methods for the analysis of antigen-specific T cells. Nat Biotechnol. 2014 Jan 19. [Epub ahead of print] 

Article with document number in place of traditional pagination

1. Vandersickel N, Kazbanov IV, Nuitermans A, Weise LD, Pandit R, Panfilov AV. A study of early afterdepolarizations in a model for human ventricular tissue. PLoS One 2014 Jan 10;9(1):e84595. PMID: 24427289

Article with a Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

1. Petvises S, O'Neill HC. Distinct progenitor origin distinguishes a lineage of dendritic-like cells in the spleen. Front Immunol 2014 Jan 2;4(501). doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2013.00501


1. Safran MR. Instructions for sports medicine patients [CD-ROM]. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2012.

Homepage/Web site

1. World Health Organization [Internet]. Switzerland: World Health Organization; c1999 [updated 2014 Jan 10; cited 2014 Jan 23] Available from:

Database on the Internet

  1. American Medical Association [Internet]. Chicago: The Association; c1995-2002 [updated 2001 Aug 23; cited 2002 Aug 12]. AMA Office of Group Practice Liaison; [about 2 screens]. Available from:
  2. Wikipedia. Generation Y [Internet]. 2011 [cited 2011 Jul 5]. Available from:

Source : Sukruai T. Vancouver style reference writing [Internet]. Chiang Mai:  Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University; 2014. [Cited 2015 June 14]. Available from:


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