Guidelines for Authors Article


Aims & Objective of ICS-Public Forum

Objective of ICS-Public Forum is to increase awareness about magnitude, detection, management & prevention of pulmonary diseases amongst general public, not to encourage self medication and induction of treatment.

Indirectly to stress the need of development of pulmonary medicine in form of infrastructure, diagnostic tools, teaching, data collection, research, availability of affordable treatment & inclusion of more diseases in national programs.

Who can write article for ‘ICS-Public Forum’ Website

Members of Indian Chest Society and eminent persons of relevance, invited by editorial team. All articles will be subjected to review & editing as per laid down guidelines.

Guidelines for authors for  articles for ‘ICS-Public Forum’ Website

1.) Original manuscript of the articles should be in English typed in double space, font size 12 of ‘Times New Roman’ (in word doc file).

2.) Language & contents of the article should be simple with minimal use of complicated terminology and easily understandable by an average Indian having average IQ.

3.) Authors are requested to translate the article in Hindi, in Kurti Dev 010, font size 14.

Size of the article – depend upon the topic. Preferably it should be brief with communicative diagrams, sketches, tables or cartoons, algorithms etc.

Preferably diagrams, sketches, tables etc be prepared by the author, if used from other sources it should be after due permission and suggested reading / reference must be quoted in Vancouver style.

All authors are requested to take care of plagiarism.

All authors will have to give declaration for copyright transfer & originality of article.(Format attached)

Article may also be in form of question (expected queries from general public) answer mode.

Trade names of the drugs or any other publicity must be avoided.

Queries & questions will be invited from viewers and author of the article will be requested to answer them.

Author’s Credentials-Please mention author’s name, degree, academic or professional affiliation, city, and state (or country) with e-mail address, mailing address, and telephone number of each co-author.

If more than one author, mention the corresponding author’s credentials.

Also attach recent photograph of the author/authors.

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Article, to be mailed to editor on

Dr. M.Sabir,
Founder Editor, ICS -Public Forum
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