Author Guidelines

The Medika Cendikia Journal (JMC) managed by STIKes Karsa Husada Garut is a scientific journal in the fields of health, nursing, midwifery, health analysts and other health. JMC is published twice a year, namely in February and August. JMC accepts articles / articles in the form of relevant original research, literature reviews, case reports, with the following conditions :

  1. Research Article
    Contains articles about the results of original research in the fields of health, nursing, midwifery, health analysts and other health. The format of research articles consists of titles, abstracts (Indonesian and English), introduction, methods, results, discussion, conclusions and bibliography.
  2. Literature review
    An article review (review) on the latest health issues, nursing, midwifery, health analysts and health. The library review format consists of titles, abstracts (Indonesian and English), introduction, contents, and bibliography.
  3. Case Report
    Contains articles about cases in the fields of health, nursing, midwifery, health analysts, and other health which need attention to be disseminated. The format of the case report consists of titles, abstracts (Indonesian and English), introduction, cases, discussions, and bibliography.

General Instructions
To avoid duplication, JMC does not accept articles that have been published or are being submitted to other magazines. The author must ensure that all supporting writers have agreed. All articles will be discussed by experts in the appropriate scientific field (peer-reviewed) and the editorial board. Articles that need improvement are returned to the author. Research articles must obtain the approval of the ethics committee or consider the aspects of research ethics that can be accounted for.

Article Writing
Articles are typed using MICROSOFT WORD

Title page
The title page contains the title of the article, the name of the author without a title, the author's affiliate institution, the name and address of the correspondence, telephone number, facsimile number, and e-mail address. The title of the article is a maximum of 14 words.

Abstracts and Keywords
Abstracts for research articles, literature reviews, and case reports are made in Indonesian and English, up to 250 words. Abstracts are made concise and clear in accordance with the format of the introduction, methods, results, and discussion (IMRAD). Choose 3-5 key words that can help formulate the index.

Article Text
The text of the article is organized according to the appropriate chapter, namely introduction, methods, results, and discussion.

Tables are made sequentially and typed 1 space. Each table must be given a short title. Place an explanation and abbreviation for the description table, not in the table title. The maximum number of tables is 7. The format of the table only uses horizontal lines (vertical omitted), taking into account groups of data that need to be separated by lines.

Image entered in the article. Images of people who might be identified or illustrated that have been published must be accompanied by written permission. Images must be numbered according to the appearance in the text. Maximum number of images is 7 pieces.

Statistical Method
Describe the statistical method in detail in the method section.

Thank-you note
Thank you for giving research contributors.

Reference is written according to Vancouver's writing rules, numbered according to the appearance in the article, not alphabetically. List the author's name for a maximum of 6 people, if more, write the name of the first 6 people, then et al. The total number of references is 30 pieces from the last 10 years.
Reference is sought from the primary literature, as little as possible secondary literature. Avoid using abstract as a reference. Referrals from articles to be published by certain magazines must be written "in press".
Avoid referrals in the form of personal communication except for information that is not possible to obtain from public sources. Enter the name of the source, date of communication, written permission, and confirmation of the accuracy of the source of communication.

Examples of how to write a reference :


  1. Standard article: Lipoeto NI, Wattanapenpaiboon N, Malik A, Wahlqvist ML. Nutrition transition in west Sumatra Indonesia. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2004;13(3):312-6.
  2. An organization as a source
    The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. Clinical exercise stress testing. Safety and performance guidelines. Med J Aust. 1996; 164:282-4.
  3. No author's name
    Cancer in South Africa [editorial]. S Afr Med J. 1994;84:15.
  4. Articles not in English
    Ryder TE, Haukeland EA, Solhaug JH. Bilateral infrapatellar seneruptur hos tidligere frisk kvinne. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 1996;116:41-2.
  5. Volume with supplements
    Shen HM, Zhang QF. Risk assessment of nickel carcinogenicity and occupational lung cancer. Environ Health Perspect. 1994;102 suppl 1:275-82.
  6. Edition with supplements
    Payne DK, Sullivan MD, Massie MJ. Women’s psychological reactions to breast cancer. Semin Oncol. 1996;23(1 suppl 2):89-97.
  7. Volume with parts (parts)
    Ozben T, Nacitarhan S, Tuncer N. Plasma and urine sialic acid in non-insulin dependent diabe-tes mellitus. Ann Clin Biotherm. 1995;32(Pt 3): 303-6.
  8. Edition with parts (parts)
    Poole GH, Mills SM. One hundred consecutive cases of flap lacerations of the leg in ageing patients. N Z Med J. 1990;107(959 Pt 1):377-8.
  9. Edition without volume
    Turan I, Wredmark T, Fellander-Tsai L. Arthro-scopic ankle arthrodesis in rheumatoid arthritis. Clin Orthop. 1995;(320):110-4.

Other Books and Monographs

  1. Individual writer
    Ringsven MK, Bond D. Gerontology and leadership skills for nurses. Edisi ke-2. Albany (NY): Delmar Publishers; 1966.
  2. Editor (editor) as a writer
    Normann IJ, Redfern SJ, editor (penyunting). Mental health care for elderly people. New York: Churchill Livingstone; 1996.
  3. Organization as a writer
    Institute of Medicine (US). Looking at the future of the medicaid program. Washington: The Institute; 1992.
  4. Chapter in the book
    Phillips SJ, Whisnant JP. Hypertension and stroke. Dalam: Laragh JH, Benner BM, editor (penyunting). Hypertension: pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management. Edisi ke-2. New York: Reven Press; 1995. hlm. 465-78.
  5. Conference proceedings
    Kimura J. Shibasaki H, editor (penyunting). Recent advances in clinical neurophysiology. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of EMG and Clinical Neurophysiology; 1995 Oct 15-19; Kyoto, Japan. Amsterdam: Elsevier; 1996.
  6. Paper at the conference
    Bengstsson S, Solheim BG. Enforcement of data protection, privacy and security in medical information. Dalam: Lun KC, Degoulet P, Piemme TE, Rienhoff O, editor (penyunting). MEDINFO 92. Proceeding of the 7th World Congress on Medical Informatics; 1992 Sep 6—; Geneva, Switzerland. Amsterdam: North-Holland; 1992. hlm. 1561—.
  7. Scientific report or technical report
    Diterbitkan oleh badan penyandang dana/sponsor:
    Smith P, Golladay K. Payment for durable medical equipment billed during skilled nursing facility stays. Final report. Dallas (TX): Dept. of Health and Human Services (US), Office of Evaluation and Inspection; 1994 Oct. Report No.: HHSIGOE I6920 0860.
  8. Dissertation
    Kaplan SJ. Post-hospital home care: the elderly/ access and utilization (dissertation). St. Louis (MO): Washington University; 1995.
  9. Articles in the newspaper
    Lee G. Hospitalizations tied to ozone pollution: study estimates 50.000 adminissions annually. The Washington Post; 1996 Jun 21. Sect A:3 (col.5).
  10. Audiovisual material
    HIV+AIDS: the facts and the future [video-cassette]. St.Louis (MO): Mosby-Year Book; 1995.

Electronic Material 

  1. Journal articles in electronic format
    Morse SS. Factors in the emergence of infections diseases. Emerg infect Dis [serial online]. 1995 Jan (diunduh 5 Juni 1996). Tersedia dari:
  2. Monograph in electronic format
    CDI, clinical dermatology illustrated [monograph on CD-ROM]. Reeves JTR, Mibach H. CMEA Multimedia Group, producers. Edisi ke-2. Version 2.0 San Diego: CMEA; 1995.
  3. Computer archive
    Hemodynamics III: the ups and downs of hemodynamics [computer program]. Version 2.2. Orlando (FL): Computerized Educational Systems; 1993.