Instruction for Authors
Polska’ is a monthly medical journal published in Polish and in English.
Polska’ publishes original articles, review articles, case studies,
letters to the editor and other papers. ‘Ginekologia Polska’ will accept
submissions relating to any aspect of gynecology, obstetrics and directly
manuscripts become the permanent property of The Polish Gynecological
Society and ‘Ginekologia Polska’ and may not be translated into other
languages and/or published elsewhere, in whole or in part, without the
prior written consent of the Publisher. The Publisher holds exclusive
rights to all published manuscripts in any format (print, electronic,
Internet). This restriction does not apply to abstracts.
manuscripts reporting data from studies involving human participants must
comply with the Declaration of Helsinki and ethical standards. Formal
review and approval by an appropriate ethics committee is required and the
Authors are requested to attach a statement confirming that they had
obtained such approval. Also, they must state that they had received the informed
consent from the study participants. Authors must abide
by the principles set out in the Personal Data Protection Act.
Authors who present
results of clinical research on drugs and medical procedures should
include a detailed description of sources of funding, the role of the
sponsor in the planning, realization and analysis of the results, as well
as the information how the sponsor influenced the content of the article. Only
international names of drugs may be used.
misconduct. In order to prevent ghostwriting and honorary authorship, the Publisher
requires the following:
Author statement defining contribution of each author
to the manuscript, including their affiliations and authors of the concept,
assumptions, methods, protocol, analysis, data interpretation, etc., used in
the manuscript. The Publisher will disclose all cases of scientific misconduct.
Financial disclosure – Authors must disclose relevant sources
of financial support for the publication, participation of research
institutions, associations and other parties.
Author statement form
will appear during the registration process. The document should be filled in
and signed, and a scanned copy should be attached to the manuscript.
evaluation – reviewing rules.
All registered manuscripts undergo preliminary
evaluation by the Editorial Board. If a manuscript meets all merit and formal
requirements, it is deemed eligible for a review by at least two
independent Reviewers. Reviewers remain anonymous throughout the review
process and beyond. The list of Reviewers is announced once a year. The
review process should be completed within 6 weeks. The
reserves the right to
make the final decision about accepting or rejecting a manuscript.
The Publisher reserves
the right to reject a manuscript if it fails to meet the requirements or addresses
non-related topics. Also, the
reserves the right to edit
(style, syntax, terminology, references) and shorten the manuscript without
consulting the Authors.
The Publisher shall
not be held responsible for opinions and statements included in the
manuscripts or advertisement materials.
no financial remuneration for publishing their work in ‘Ginekologia
All manuscripts should be
submitted electronically on the website:
for Authors/Add manuscript section strictly following the
Submissions shall be made in Word format (*.doc or *docx.)
should be written either in Polish or in English, following the order: introduction,
objectives, material and methods, results, discussion, conclusions, references.
The length of the manuscript should not exceed 3000 words (18000 characters
including spaces), excluding abstract, title, and references. References should
not exceed 35 most recent publications.
include: introduction with justification of the selected topic, description of the
current state of knowledge, summary, references. The total length of the manuscript
should not exceed 3000 words. Reference list should not exceed 35 entries.
Articles ought to
follow the order mentioned in the Original articles section and not exceed 2000
of the papers:
– written in
Polish and in English; should be concise but clearly state the contents of the
Names of the Authors – please
first names and surnames of all Authors.
and institutional affiliations
– please include full names and addresses of
institutions where the study was conducted.
Contact information for Corresponding Author
: please include
the name, mailing address, telephone, e-mail address of the Author responsible
for correspondence with the Publisher. Also, please include e-mail addresses of
- should be written in Polish
and in English, and observe the following order: objectives, material and
methods, results, conclusions. Maximum length: 250 words. In case of review
paper and/or case study, the abstract need not follow the abovementioned order,
but it should also not exceed the length of 250 words.
- three to six key words in
Polish and in English ought to be included below the abstract. Please follow
the Medical Subject Headings (Index Medicus) –
Content – should be structures
– should include
the review of current state of knowledge on the subject.
– state the aim of
the work precisely and, if possible, determine to what extent it is original.
– describe the studied groups, as well as methods and statistical tools
that have been used.
– clearly and
concisely present the outcome (note from the Publisher: consider using graphs
or diagrams as they are more clear and comprehensible than presentation of the
results only in the text of the manuscript or in tables).
– state to what
extent the objectives of the work have been achieved, whether the results are
original or merely confirm the data already reported in the literature, discuss
limitations of the study as well as possible clinical implications of the findings.
The results should be presented in the context of the literature cited in the Reference
– should refer to
the objectives of the work and be presented clearly and accurately.
– names of contributors
(individuals and/or institutions) in the study
– the Reference
section should include a list of all sources cited in the manuscript, numbered
consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text.
Numbers in the manuscript should correspond to the order of citations (not
alphabetized), in brackets, at the end of the sentence.
References to unpublished papers or oral
presentations should be avoided. Each reference entry should consist of:
surnames and initials (not to be followed by a full stop) of the authors; the surnames
of only the first three authors should be included, followed by [et al.],
title, journal title abbreviated according to Index Medicus, year of
publication, volume, first and last page. In case of book chapters or monograph
chapters, please follow the order: surnames and initials of the authors, chapter
title, book title, surnames and initials of the editors, name of the publishing
house, place of publication, year, pages.
MCR, Malker H, Hayes RB, [et al.]. Occupational cancer risk associated with the
storage and bulk handling of agricultural foodstuff. Adv Clin Exp Med. 2004, 13
MK, Bond D. Gerontology and leadership skills for nurses. 2nd ed. Albany (NY)
JB Jr, Gonzales M, Krieger GR, Runge CF. Health-related hazards of agriculture.
In: Sullivan JB Jr, Krieger GR (eds.). Hazardous Materials Toxicology. Clinical
Principles of Environmental Health, Baltimore 1992, 642-666.
J, Shibasaki H. Recent advances in clinical
neurophysiology. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of EMG and
Clinical Neurophysiology, Oct 15-19 1995, Kyoto, Japan, Elsevier, Amsterdam 1996.
WS, Lin LP. Anxiety and depressive symptoms among communities in the east coast
of Peninsular Malaysia: A rural exploration. MJP
Technical details of text style and
12-point font size, Arial or Times New Roman. Please
do not format the text.
1.5 interline spacing;
leave right margins unjustified (ragged);
margins should be 2.5 cm, with the exception of the
first page where a 7-cm top margin should be left;
paragraph indent – please use the TAB key (not the SPACE
tables may be included in the same file as the
manuscript; the titles of the tables should be prepared both in Polish and in
English; all tables should be numbered using Roman numerals;
figures and photos may be black-and-white or color; attached
in a separate single file; the following figure file formats are acceptable:
JPG, CDR, TIFF, PPT, A
, EPS in the highest possible resolution. Digital photos
should have 300 dpi resolution and one of the following extensions: *.jpg,
*.tiff, *.ai, *.eps.
Figures and photos
should be numbered consecutively, using Arabic numerals, in the order in which
they are cited in the text, and include appropriate headers in Polish and in
English. Figure references should be indicated in the manuscript;
abbreviations should be expanded at first mention in
the text (the rule applies to abstracts as well). Authors should avoid
abbreviations in the title of the manuscript;
laboratory results, norms and standard deviations
should be expressed in International System of Units (SI).
the manuscript is written in English, at acceptance the Authors are requested
to send their manuscript for linguistic evaluation and correction to our
accredited translator, Ms. Izabella Mrugalska; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Authors will cover the cost of proofreading.
the manuscript is written in Polish, the English version of the abstract will
be proofread and corrected by our accredited translator and the cost will be
covered by the Publisher.