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Why you publish with Red Flower Publication Private Limited | Author-Suggested Reviewers | Acknowledgements | Protection of Patients' Rights | Disclaimer and Copyrights | Author Agreement form for contributors | Types of Manuscripts and Limits | Download ready to use templates | Preparation of the Manuscript | Online Submission of the Manuscripts | Article withdrawal

Manuscripts must be prepared in accordance with "Uniform requirements for all Red Flower Publication Journals" developed by international committee of medical Journal Editors.

Why you publish with Red Flower Publication Private Limited

  • We do not emphasize an open access fee.
  • Our all journals are indexed or abstracted by several national and international indexing and abstracting services of international repute. The detail of these services is available on the home page of our company’s website link under the heading Indexing Information
  • We do not promise any author acceptance in fewer days.
  • We decide suitability after completing the review process properly (i.e. Double-Blind Review System) and which is fully depends upon the reviewer's comments.
  • We convince our authors about indexing information where our journals are indexed or abstracted.
  • All journals assigned for Print ISSN and Electronic ISSN.
  • We are the paid member of DOI (Digital Object Identifier) with DOI prefix No.: 10.21088 and this is using in most of our journal articles.
  • The detail of our all editor-in-chief and editorial board members are displayed on the respective journal page.
  • We use a dedicated paid plagiarism checking software and all publishing articles are checked thoroughly before starting the process.

Author-Suggested Reviewers

The authors are encouraged to suggest individuals who specialize in the topic(s) your manuscript to be considered to review. You may suggest maximum of 5 reviewers, with full contact details including phone numbers, mobile number and email address.


All messages and reviews sent electronically will be acknowledged electronically upon receipt. Please supply any information you think may be helpful in replying electronically. If you do not receive an acknowledgement one week after submission, assume that the message did not reach the editorial office of the journal. Please wait and do not send multiple messages, because it takes much work to eliminate double mail.

Note : e-mails with the forcibly consideration, multiple queries on status, vicious language, offensive writings to Editor/Associate Editors will lead to rejection of Manuscript.

Status of Manuscript

Team will inform the status of submitted manuscript every 15th day of month directly to the corresponding author’s inbox.

Protection of Patients' Rights

The right to give or withhold authorization of disclosures: The patient generally has the right to control who has access to confidential information except as otherwise provided by law. The patient needs to give specific authorization or permission to allow a third party to have access to confidential information.

The right to maintain privacy: Only those persons directly involved in the care of the patient's health problem should have access to private information. Health care workers should protect information revealed during provider-health care worker encounters, including all written or electronic records of these encounters.

The right to have autonomy: Autonomy is the right of a patient to determine what will be done with his or her body, personal belongings, and personal information; this concept applies to any adult person who is mentally competent. Sometimes the right to autonomy can be overridden in the interest of protecting others who may be harmed by the patient's decisions.

The right to be given information: The patient has a right to information about his or her medical diagnosis, treatment regimen, and progress. This allows the patient to make appropriate, informed decisions about his or her health care.

Sending a revised manuscript

The authors revise the manuscript as advised by reviewers and submit the revised version. Typically, at this stage, authors are advised to prepare the manuscript by closely following the journal’s instructions about style and format and to submit the manuscript in electronic form.

Proofs and Reprints

Usual practice will involve corresponding authors receiving email notification with a password and web address from which to download a PDF. Hard copies of proofs will not be mailed. To avoid delays in publication, corrections to proofs must be returned within 48 hours, by electronic transmittal, through mail. Authors will be charged for excessive correction at this stage of production. If authors do not return page proofs promptly, the Publisher reserves the choice to either delay publication to a subsequent issue or to proceed to press without author corrections. The Publisher reserves the right to proceed to press without submitting page proofs to the author.


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Disclaimer and Copyrights

The entire contents are protected under international copyrights. Important notice on reuse, reproduction or commercial use:

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All material published in the journal undergoes peer review to ensure fair balance, objectivity, independence, and relevance to educational need. Neither the editors of Journal title, nor its publishers, nor any other party involved in the preparation of material contained in represent or warrants that the information contained herein is in every respect accurate or complete, and they are not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such material. Patients and consumers reading articles posted on the website of Journal title should review the information carefully with their professional healthcare provider. The information is not intended to replace medical advice offered by the physicians. Journal title and its publishers make no representations or warranties with respect to any treatment, action, or application of medication or preparation by any person following the information offered or provided. The Journal title and its publishers will not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary, or other damages arising there from.

The advertisers who purchase Banners on the have no influence on editorial content or presentation. The posting of particular Banners does not imply endorsement of the product (so) or the company selling them by the Journal title or its Editors.

This may contain links to web sites operated by other parties. These links are provided purely for educational purpose. Such links do not imply Journal title's endorsement of material on any other site and disclaims all liability with regard to your access of such linked web sites.

Author Agreement form for contributors

The form below is for contributors to the journal to complete and submit once it is confirmed that their submission will be published in a forthcoming issue. It is also intended for contributors to prior issues who have not yet filled out an author agreement form. Please take care to fill out this form correctly, as there are no warnings on incomplete fields; and if done incorrectly it will need to be recompleted.

When you press 'Submit' this should open your email software, with an email you have to send. If possible please send the email using your institutional email account (e.g.

NOTE: This is an email based form, and requires that you use software such as Outlook Express or Apple Mail. If you do not use email software, please download and complete this Word document and then email it to with 'Author Agreement Form' in the title.

Send the Corrected Proof, Copyright Transfer Form, Declaration form Subscriptions (If any) with covering letter in a single envelope to the following address

Important Contact Details

Production and Editorial Manager (Journals)

Red Flower Publication Pvt. Ltd.

48/41-42, DSIDC, Pocket-II

Mayur Vihar Phase-I

Delhi - 110 091 (India)

Mobile: 9821671871, Phone: 91-11-22754205, 79695648, 22756995


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Types of Manuscripts and Limits

Original Research

Original Articles are scientific reports of the results of original clinical research. The text is limited to 2700 words, with an abstract, a maximum of 5 tables and figures (total), and up to 40 references.

Special Articles are scientific reports of original research in such areas as economic policy, ethics, law, and health care delivery. The text is limited to 2700 words, with an abstract, a maximum of 5 tables and figures (total), and up to 40 references.

Cases Reports

Brief Reports usually describe one to three patients or a single family. The text is limited to 2000 words, a maximum of 3 tables and figures (total), and up to 25 references. They begin with a brief summary of no more than 100 words.

Clinical Problem-Solving manuscripts consider the step-by-step process of clinical decision making. Information about a patient is presented to an expert clinician or clinicians in stages (indicated by boldface type in the manuscript) to simulate the way such information emerges in clinical practice. The clinician responds (in regular type) as new information is presented, sharing his or her reasoning with the reader. The text should not exceed 2500 words, and there should be no more than 20 references. The use of clinical illustrative materials, such as x-ray films, is encouraged.

Review Articles

Review articles are usually solicited by the editors, but we will consider unsolicited material. All review articles undergo the same peer-review and editorial process as original research reports. They should be written for the general physician, not specialists. Consequently, they may include material that might be considered too introductory for specialists in the field being covered.

Conflicts of Interest: Because the essence of review articles is selection and interpretation of the literature, the Journal expects that the authors of such articles will not have significant financial associations with a company (or its competitor) that makes a product discussed in the article.

Clinical Practice articles are evidence-based reviews of topics relevant to practicing physicians, both primary care providers and specialists. Articles in this series should include the following sections: the clinical problem, strategies and evidence, areas of uncertainty, guidelines from professional societies, and the authors' conclusions and recommendations. The text is limited to 2500 words and a small number of figures and tables. These articles do not include an abstract.

Clinical Therapeutics articles are evidence-based reviews of topics relevant to practicing physicians. The series focuses on clinically oriented information about specific forms of therapy, including drugs, devices, and procedures. Each article in the series begins with a clinical vignette describing a patient with a specified condition for whom the treatment under discussion has been recommended. This vignette is followed by a definition of the clinical problem, a description of the pathophysiology and how the therapy works, clinical evidence, clinical use (including costs), adverse effects, areas of uncertainty, guidelines, and recommendations. The text is limited to 2500 words. These articles do not include an abstract.

Current Concepts articles focus on clinical topics, including those in specialty areas but of wide interest. The text is limited to 2400 words, with a maximum of 4 figures and tables (total), and up to 50 references. These articles do not include an abstract.

Drug Therapy articles detail the pharmacology and use of specific drugs or classes of drugs, or the various drugs used to treat particular diseases. The text is limited to 3300 words, with a maximum of 5 figures and tables (total), and up to 100 references. These articles do not include an abstract.

Mechanisms of Disease articles discuss the cellular and molecular mechanisms of diseases or categories of diseases. The text is limited to 3000 words, with a maximum of 5 figures and tables (total), and up to 100 references. These articles do not include an abstract.

Medical Progress articles provide comprehensive, scholarly overviews of important clinical subjects, with the principal (but not exclusive) focus on developments during the past five years. Each article details how the perception of a disease, disease category, diagnostic approach, or therapeutic intervention has evolved in recent years. The text is limited to 3300 words, with a maximum of 5 tables and figures (total), and up to 100 references. These articles do not include an abstract.

Letter to the Editor

Letters to the Editor provide a forum for readers to comment about articles recently published in the Journal, and they are a place to publish concise articles, such as reports of novel cases. Letters to the Editor are considered for publication (subject to editing and abridgment) provided they do not contain material that has been submitted or published elsewhere.

Letters in reference to a Journal article must not exceed 175 words (excluding references), and must be received within three weeks after publication of the article. Letters not related to a Journal article must not exceed 400 words (excluding references).

A letter can have no more than five references and one figure or table.

A letter can be signed by no more than three authors.

You will be asked to include your full address, telephone number, mobile number, and e-mail address. Financial associations or other possible conflicts of interest must be disclosed. You will receive an e-mailed acknowledgment of your submission. Additional information may also be found in our Frequently Asked Questions.

Other Submissions

Editorials usually provide commentary and analysis concerning an article in the issue of the Journal in which they appear. They may include 1 figure or table. They are nearly always solicited, although unsolicited editorials may occasionally be considered. Editorials are limited to 750 words, with up to 10 references.

Perspective articles cover a wide variety of topics of current interest in health care, medicine, and the intersection between medicine and society. We welcome submissions and proposals. Perspective articles are limited to 1000 to 1200 words and usually include one figure. There is a maximum of 5 references.

Sounding Board articles are opinion essays. They are similar to editorials but are not tied to a particular article. They often present opinions on health policy issues and are normally unsolicited. The text is limited to 2000 words.

Clinical Implications of Basic Research articles discuss single papers from preclinical journals. The purpose is to explain the findings and comment on their possible clinical applications in fewer than 750 words. There may be 1 figure and up to 5 references. We do not consider unsolicited manuscripts in this category.

Special Reports are miscellaneous articles of special interest to the medical community. They are limited to 2700 words.

Health Law, Ethics, and Human Rights are nearly always solicited, but we are willing to consider unsolicited manuscripts or proposals for manuscripts.

Health Policy Reports are nearly always solicited, but we are willing to consider unsolicited manuscripts or proposals for manuscripts.

Occasional Notes are accounts of personal experiences or descriptions of material from outside the usual areas of medical research and analysis.

Images in Clinical Medicine are classic images of common medical conditions. Images are an important part of much of what we do and learn in medicine. This feature is intended to capture the sense of visual discovery and variety that physicians experience. Images in Clinical Medicine are not intended as a vehicle for case reports.

Filler Photographs are unsolicited photographs, unrelated to the content of the Journal, that are published as space allows. There are no restrictions on subject matter, however photographs of recognizable people are not generally published.


  • Photo files must be submitted in JPEG format and have a file extension of .jpg or .jpeg.
  • Photos must be 1000 x 1000 pixels minimum to be considered for publication. To be eligible to be printed at the largest size, images should be 1730 pixels wide by 2000 pixels high or larger.
  • Photo files may be up to 10 MB in size.
  • A maximum of five photos may be uploaded per session.

After submitting a photo you will be notified by email once it has been reviewed by our editors. You will also receive email notification if your photo is selected for publication.

Download ready to use templates

These ready to use templates are made to help the contributors write as per the requirements of the Journal. Save the templates on your computer and use them with a word processor program. Click open the file and save as the manuscript file.

Download Template for Original Articles/ABSTRACT Reports. (.DOT file)

Download Template for Case Reports. (.DOT file)

Download Template for Review Articles. (.DOT file)

Download Template for Letter to the Editor. (.DOT file)

Download Template for clinical image. (.DOT file)

Download Template for rapid communication. (.DOT file)

Download Template for short report. (.DOT file)

Preparation of the Manuscript

Covering Letter

Prepare the title page, covering letter, acknowledgement, etc. using a word processor program. All information which can reveal your identity should be here. The text of observational and experimental articles should be divided into sections with the headings: Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, References, Tables, Figures, Figure legends, and Acknowledgment. Do not make subheadings in these sections.

Title Page

The title page should carry

1. Type of manuscript (e.g. Original article, Review article, Case Report etc.);

2. The title of the article, which should be concise, but informative;

3. Running title or short title not more than 50 characters;

4. The name by which each contributor is known (Last name, First name and initials of middle name), with his or her highest academic degree(s) and institutional affiliation;

5. The name of the department(s) and institution(s) to which the work should be attributed;

6. The name, address, phone numbers, mobile numbers and e-mail address of the contributor responsible for correspondence about the manuscript;

7. The total number of pages, total number of photographs and word counts separately for abstract and for the text (excluding the references and abstract);

8. Source(s) of support in the form of grants, equipment, drugs, or all of these;

9. Acknowledgement, if any; and

10. If the manuscript was presented as part of a meeting, the organization, place, and exact date on which it was read.

Abstract Page

The second page should carry the full title of the manuscript and an abstract (of no more than 150 words for case reports, brief reports and 250 words for original articles). The abstract should be structured and state the Context (Background), Aims, Settings and Design, Methods and Material, Statistical analysis used, Results and Conclusions. Below the abstract should provide 3 to 10 keyword.


State the purpose of the article and summarize the rationale for the study or observation.


The methods section should include only information that was available at the time the plan or protocol for the study was written; all information obtained during the conduct of the study belongs in the Results section.

Reports of randomized clinical trials should be based on the CONSORT Statement. When reporting experiments on human subjects, indicate whether the procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional or regional) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975, as revised in 2013.


Present your results in logical sequence in the text, tables, and illustrations, giving the main or most important findings first. Do not repeat in the text all the data in the tables or illustrations; emphasize or summarize only important observations. Extra or supplementary materials and technical detail can be placed in an appendix where it will be accessible but will not interrupt the flow of the text; alternatively, it can be published only in the electronic version of the journal.


Include Summary of key findings (primary outcome measures, secondary outcome measures, results as they relate to a prior hypothesis); Strengths and limitations of the study (study question, study design, data collection, analysis and interpretation); Interpretation and implications in the context of the totality of evidence (is there a systematic review to refer to, if not, could one be reasonably done here and now?, what this study adds to the available evidence, effects on patient care and health policy, possible mechanisms); Controversies raised by this study; and Future research directions (for this particular research collaboration, underlying mechanisms, clinical research). Do not repeat in detail data or other material given in the Introduction or the Results section.


List references in alphabetical order. Each listed reference should be cited in text (not in alphabetic order), and each text citation should be listed in the References section. Identify references in text, tables, and legends by Arabic numerals in square bracket (e.g. [10]). Please refer to ICMJE Guidelines for more examples.

Standard journal article

[1] Flink H, Tegelberg Å, Thörn M, Lagerlöf F. Effect of oral iron supplementation on unstimulated salivary flow rate: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. J Oral Pathol Med 2006;35:540-7.

[2] Twetman S, Axelsson S, Dahlgren H, Holm AK, Källestål C, Lagerlöf F, et al. Caries-preventive effect of fluoride toothpaste: A systematic review. Acta Odontol Scand 2003;61:347-55.

Article in supplement or special issue

[3] Fleischer W, Reimer K. Povidone iodine antisepsis. State of the art. Dermatology 1997;195 Suppl 2:3-9.

Corporate (collective) author

[4] American Academy of Periodontology. Sonic and ultrasonic scalers in periodontics. J Periodontol 2000;71:1792-801.

Unpublished article

[5] Garoushi S, Lassila LV, Tezvergil A, Vallittu PK. Static and fatigue compression test for particulate filler composite resin with fiber-reinforced composite substructure. Dent Mater 2006.

Personal author(s)

[6] Hosmer D, Lemeshow S. Applied logistic regression, 2nd edn. New York: Wiley-Interscience; 2000.

Chapter in book

[7] Nauntofte B, Tenovuo J, Lagerlöf F. Secretion and composition of saliva. In: Fejerskov O, Kidd EAM, editors. Dental caries: The disease and its clinical management. Oxford: Blackwell Munksgaard; 2003. p. 7-27.

No author given

[8] World Health Organization. Oral health surveys - basic methods, 4th edn. Geneva: World Health Organization; 1997.

Reference from electronic media

[9] National Statistics Online—Trends in suicide by method in England and Wales, 1979-2001. 20.pdf (accessed Jan 24, 2005): 7-18. Only verified references against the original documents should be cited. Authors are responsible for the accuracy and completeness of their references and for correct text citation. The number of reference should be kept limited to 20 in case of major communications and 10 for short communications.

More information about other reference types is available at, but observes some minor deviations (no full stop after journal title, no issue or date after volume, etc).


1. Tables should be self-explanatory and should not duplicate textual material.

2. Tables with more than 10 columns and 25 rows are not acceptable.

3. Number tables, in Arabic numerals, consecutively in the order of their first citation in the text and supply a brief title for each.

4. Explain in footnotes all non-standard abbreviations that are used in each table.

5. For footnotes use the following symbols, in this sequence: *, ¶, †, ‡‡,

Illustrations (Figures)

1. Graphics files are welcome if supplied as Tiff, EPS, or PowerPoint files of minimum 1200x1600 pixel size. The minimum line weight for line art is 0.5 point for optimal printing.

2. When possible, please place symbol legends below the figure instead of to the side.

3. Original color figures can be printed in color at the editor's and publisher's discretion provided the author agrees to pay

4. Type or print out legends (maximum 40 words, excluding the credit line) for illustrations using double spacing, with Arabic numerals corresponding to the illustrations.

Sending a revised manuscript

While submitting a revised manuscript, contributors are requested to include, along with single copy of the final revised manuscript, a photocopy of the revised manuscript with the changes underlined in red and copy of the comments with the point to point clarification to each comment. The manuscript number should be written on each of these documents. If the manuscript is submitted online, the contributors’ form and copyright transfer form has to be submitted in original with the signatures of all the contributors within two weeks of submission. Hard copies of images should be sent to the office of the journal. There is no need to send printed manuscript for articles submitted online.


Journal provides no free printed reprints, however an author copy is sent to the main author and additional copies are available on payment (ask to the journal office).


The whole of the literary matter in the journal is copyright protected and cannot be reproduced without the written permission of the publisher.

Copyright Form can be downloaded from the DOWNLOADS section


A declaration should be submitted stating that the manuscript represents valid work and that neither this manuscript nor one with substantially similar content under the present authorship has been published or is being considered for publication elsewhere and the authorship of this article will not be contested by anyone whose name (s) is/are not listed here, and that the order of authorship as placed in the manuscript is final and accepted by the co-authors. Declarations should be signed by all the authors in the order in which they are mentioned in the original manuscript. Matters appearing in the Journal are covered by copyright but no objection will be made to their reproduction provided permission is obtained from the Editor prior to publication and due acknowledgment of the source is made.

Declaration Form can be downloaded from the DOWNLOADS section


Standard abbreviations should be used and be spelt out when first used in the text. Abbreviations should not be used in the title or abstract.


Manuscript Title

Covering letter

Signed by all contributors

Previous publication/ presentations mentioned Source of funding mentioned

Conflicts of interest disclosed


  • Middle name initials provided.
  • Author for correspondence, with e-mail address provided.
  • Number of contributors restricted as per the instructions
  • Identity not revealed in paper except title page {e.g. name of the institute in Methods, citing previous study as ‘our study’)

Presentation and Format

  • Double spacing
  • Margins 2.5 cm from all four sides
  • Title page contains all the desired information. Running title provided (not more than 50 characters)
  • Abstract page contains the full title of the manuscript
  • Abstract provided: Structured abstract provided for an original article.
  • Key words provided (three or more)
  • Introduction of 75-100 words
  • Headings in title case (not ALL CAPITALS). References cited in square brackets
  • References according to the journal's instructions

Language and grammar

  • Uniformly American English
  • Abbreviations spelt out in full for the first time. Numerals from 1 to l0 spelt out
  • Numerals at the beginning of the sentence spelt out

Tables and figures

  • No repetition of data in tables and graphs and in text.
  • Actual numbers from which graphs drawn, provided.
  • Figures necessary and of good quality (color)
  • Table and figure numbers in Arabic letters (not Roman).
  • Labels pasted on back of the photographs (no names written), in case of printed manuscript
  • Figure legends provided (not more than 40 words)
  • Patients' privacy maintained, (if not permission taken)
  • Credit note for borrowed figures/tables provided
  • Manuscript provided with double spacing

Submitting the Manuscript

  • Is the journal editor’s contact information current?
  • Is a cover letter included with the manuscript?
  • Does the letter include the author’s postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, and mobile number for future correspondence?
  • State that the manuscript is original, not previously published, and not under concurrent consideration elsewhere?
  • Is Informed the journal editor of the existence of any similar published manuscripts written by the author?
  • Mention any supplemental material you are submitting for the online version of your article?

Article withdrawal

Red Flower Publication recognizes the importance of the integrity and completeness of the scholarly record to researchers and librarians and attaches the highest importance to maintaining trust in the authority of its electronic archive.

Red Flower Publication's policy

It is a general principle of scholarly communication that the editor of a learned journal is solely and independently responsible for deciding which articles submitted to the journal shall be published. In making this decision the editor is guided by policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. An outcome of this principle is the importance of the scholarly archive as a permanent, historic record of the transactions of scholarship. Articles that have been published shall remain extant, exact and unaltered as far as is possible. However, very occasionally circumstances may arise where an article is published that must later be retracted or even removed. Such actions must not be undertaken lightly and can only occur under exceptional circumstances.

This policy has been designed to address these concerns and to take into account current best practice in the scholarly and library communities. As standards evolve and change, we will revisit this issue and welcome the input of scholarly and library communities. We believe these issues require international standards and we will be active in lobbying various information bodies to establish international standards and best practices that the publishing and information industries can adopt.

Article Withdrawal

Only used for Articles in Press which represent early versions of articles and sometimes contain errors, or may have been accidentally submitted twice. Occasionally, but less frequently, the articles may represent infringements of professional ethical codes, such as multiple submission, bogus claims of authorship, plagiarism, fraudulent use of data or the like. Articles in Press (articles that have been accepted for publication but which have not been formally published and will not yet have the complete volume/issue/page information) that include errors, or are discovered to be accidental duplicates of other published article(s), or are determined to violate our journal publishing ethics guidelines in the view of the editors (such as multiple submission, bogus claims of authorship, plagiarism, fraudulent use of data or the like), may be "Withdrawn" from us. Withdrawn means that the article content (HTML and PDF) is removed and replaced with a HTML page and PDF simply stating that the article has been withdrawn according to the Red Flower Publication Policy on Article in Press Withdrawal with a link to the current policy document.

Article Retraction

Infringements of professional ethical codes, such as multiple submission, bogus claims of authorship, plagiarism, fraudulent use of data or the like. Occasionally a retraction will be used to correct errors in submission or publication. The retraction of an article by its authors or the editor under the advice of members of the scholarly community has long been an occasional feature of the learned world. Standards for dealing with retractions have been developed by a number of library and scholarly bodies, and this best practice is adopted for article retraction by Red Flower Publications:

  • A retraction note titled "Retraction: [article title]" signed by the authors and/or the editor is published in the paginated part of a subsequent issue of the journal and listed in the contents list.
  • In the electronic version, a link is made to the original article.
  • The online article is preceded by a screen containing the retraction note. It is to this screen that the link resolves; the reader can then proceed to the article itself.
  • The original article is retained unchanged save for a watermark on the .pdf indicating on each page that it is "retracted."
  • The HTML version of the document is removed.

Article Removal: Legal limitations

In an extremely limited number of cases, it may be necessary to remove an article from the online database. This will only occur where the article is clearly defamatory, or infringes others legal rights, or where the article is, or we have good reason to expect it will be, the subject of a court order, or where the article, if acted upon, might pose a serious health risk. In these circumstances, while the metadata (Title and Authors) will be retained, the text will be replaced with a screen indicating the article has been removed for legal reasons.

Article Replacement

In cases where the article, if acted upon, might pose a serious health risk, the authors of the original article may wish to retract the flawed original and replace it with a corrected version. In these circumstances the procedures for retraction will be followed with the difference that the database retraction notice will publish a link to the corrected re-published article and a history of the document.

Online Submission of the Manuscripts

Manuscripts should always be submitted via web based manuscript submission system and also can be sent through e-mail attachments to this mail.

Author Registration and Submissions Visit this page

1. First Page File: Prepare the title page, covering letter, acknowledgement, etc. using a word processor program. All information which can reveal your identity should be here. Use text/rtf/doc files. Do not zip the files.

2. Article file: The main text of the article, beginning from Abstract till References (including tables) should be in this file. Do not include any information (such as acknowledgement, your name in page headers, etc.) in this file. Use text/rtf/doc files. Do not zip the files. Limit the file size to 400 kb. Do not incorporate images in the file. If file size is large, graphs can be submitted as images separately without incorporating them in the article file to reduce the size of the file.

3. Images: Submit good quality color images. Each image should be less than 100 kb in size. Size of the image can be reduced by decreasing the actual height and width of the images (keep up to 400 pixels or 3 inches). All image formats (jpeg, tiff, gif, bmp, png, eps etc.) are acceptable; jpeg is most suitable.

4. Legends: Legends for the figures/images should be included at the end of the article file.

If the manuscript is submitted online, the contributors' form and copyright transfer form has to be submitted in original with the signatures of all the contributors within two weeks from submission. No need of hard copies of the images, if articles submitted online or sent through e-mail.

Important Contact Details

Production and Editorial Manager (Journals)

Red Flower Publication Pvt. Ltd.

48/41-42, DSIDC, Pocket-II

Mayur Vihar Phase-I

Delhi - 110 091 (India)

Mobile: +91 9821671871, Phone: +91 11 79695648


Web :

Last updated 07 October 2022