Author Guidelines

CDK (Cermin Dunia Kedokteran) accepts manuscripts that discuss various aspects of health, medicine, and pharmacy, in the form of literature reviews, opinions, or research results in these fields, including case reports. Manuscripts sent to the Editor are those that are specifically for publication by CDK (have not been published in other journals); if they have been discussed or read at a scientific meeting, please provide information about the name, place, and time of the meeting.

Manuscripts are written in Indonesian or English. If using Indonesian, it should follow the applicable Indonesian language rules (referring to Pedoman Umum Ejaan Bahasa Indonesia yang Disempurnakan, Pedoman Umum Pembentukan Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia). Medical terms should use standardized Indonesian terms as much as possible, or be given their Indonesian equivalents. The length of the manuscript ranges from 2000-3000 words, written with MS Word program, Times New Roman font size 12. The manuscript will be checked with Turnitin application, and the maximum similarity index limit is 25%.

Each manuscript must be accompanied by an abstract in Indonesian and English, accompanied by 3-5 keywords arranged alphabetically. The abstract is written in 1 (one) paragraph and, for research articles, is unstructured in the introduction, methods, results, discussion (IMRAD) format. The maximum length of the abstract is 200 words. If it does not exist, the Editor has the right to make his own abstract in Indonesian and English for the manuscript.

Name(s) of the author(s): Listed in full (not abbreviated), along with professional titles (General Practitioner, Specialist Doctor Education Program, Specialist Doctor).
Author's Institution: Information on the institution/faculty/institute where they work and e-mail address.

Tables/graphics/figures/charts that complement the manuscript should be as clear as possible and submitted separately in JPG format (minimum resolution of 150 dpi at actual size). Information on tables/graphics/figures/charts should be written in Indonesian as much as possible.

The bibliography is organized according to the Vancouver rules. References are numbered in the order in which they appear in the manuscript. If the authors are six or less, list all; if seven or more, list the first six and add et al. The maximum amount of literature is 20 pieces, published in the last 10 years. There should be more primary literature (from journals, a minimum proportion of 40%) than secondary literature. Example of literature writing format according to Vancouver rules:

- Standard
1. Halpern SD, Ubel PA Solid organ transplantation in HIV-infected patients. N Engl J Med. 2002;347:284-7.
2. Skalsky K, Yahav D, Bishara J, Pitlik S, Leibovici L, Paul M. Treatment of brucellosis in humans: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. BMJ. 2008;36(7646):701-4.
3. Rose ME, Huerbin MB, Melick J, Marion DW, Palmer AM, Schiding JK, et al. Regulation of interstitial excitatory amino acid concentrations after cortical contusion injury. Brain Res. 2002;935(1-2):40-6.

- Organization as Author
1. American Diabetes Association. Diabetes update. 2. Nursing. 2003; Suppl: 19-20, 24.
2. Parkinson's Study Group. Randomized placebo-controlled trial of rasagiline in levodopatrol-treated patients with Parkinson's disease and motor fluctuations: the PRESTO study. Arch Neurol. 2005;62(2):241-8.

- No Author Name
Pelvic floor exercises may reduce stress incontinence. Health News. 2005;11(4):11.

- Volume dengan Suplemen
Geraud G, Spierings EL, Keywood C. Toleransi dan keamanan frovatriptan dengan penggunaan jangka pendek dan jangka panjang untuk pengobatan migrain dan dibandingkan dengan sumatriptan. Sakit kepala. 2002;42 Suppl 2:S93-9.

- Edisi dengan Suplemen
Glauser TA. Mengintegrasikan data uji klinis ke dalam praktik klinis. Neurologi. 2002;58(12 Suppl 7):S6-12.

- Jurnal Elektronik
Sillick TJ, Schutte NS. Kecerdasan emosional dan harga diri memediasi antara persepsi cinta orang tua sejak dini dan kebahagiaan orang dewasa. E-Jnl Appl Psych [serial di Internet]. 2006 [dikutip 2010 Agustus 6]; 2(2):38-48. Tersedia dari:

- Single Author/Editor
1.1. Hoppert M. Microscopic techniques in biotechnology. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH; 2003.
2.2. Storey KB, editor. Functional metabolism: regulation and adaptation. Hoboken (NJ): J. Wiley & Sons; 2004.

- More than One Author/Editor
1.1. Lawhead JB, Baker MC. Introduction to veterinary science. Clifton Park (NY): Thomson Delmar Learning; 2005.
2.2. Gilstrap LC, Cunningham FG, Van Dorsten JP, editors. Operative obstetrics. 2nd edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2002.

- Edition with Volume
Lee GR, Bithell TC, Foerster J, Athena JW, Lukens JN, editors. Wintrobes clinical hematology. 9th edition. Jakarta: EGC. Vol 2. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger; 1993.

- Chapter in Book
Ford HL, Sclafani RA, Degregori J. Cell cycle regulatory cascades. In: Stein GS, Pardee AB, editors. Cell cycle and growth control: biomolecular regulation and cancer. 2nd edition. Hoboken (NJ): Wiley-Liss; 2004. p. 42-67.

Harnden P, Joffe JK, Jones WG, editor. Germ cell tumor V: Proceedings of the 5th Germ Cell Tumors conference; 2001 Sep 13-15; Leeds, UK. New York: Springer; 2002.

Christensen S, Oppacher F. Statistical analysis of Koza's computational efforts for genetic programming. In: Foster JA, Lutton E, Miller J, Ryan C, Tettamanzi AG, editors. Genetic programming: EuroGP 2002: Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Genetic Programming; 2002 Apr 3-5; Kinsdale, Ireland. Berlin: Springer; 2002. p. 182-91.

Manuscripts are sent to the editor in softcopy to this website.

CDK Editorial
Building II 2nd Floor, Jl. Letjen Suprapto Kav. 4
Cempaka Putih, Jakarta 10510
Phone: (62-21) 42873888 - 89

All statements in the manuscript are the responsibility of the author. The editors reserve the right to change the language without changing the content. Unpublished manuscripts are returned to the author upon request. Given that CDK can now be accessed via the internet (online), of course the published manuscripts will be more easily downloaded and utilized by a wider audience. Further correspondence will be conducted via e-mail.

The writings in this magazine are the views/opinions of each author and do not necessarily represent the views or policies of the agency/institution where the author works.