Manuscript preparation based on the following guidelines substantially reduces the time taken in editorial processing and results in rapid decision making. The manuscript should be submitted electronically as a single word file embedding all the figures and tables in the following format. Manuscripts must be completely double spaced. Pages should be numbered consecutively in the upper right-hand corner of each page, beginning with the title page. Manuscript submissions that do not follow this format correctly may be returned to authors. The manuscript must be typed with "Times New Roman" font, size 14 for the title, 13 for subtitles, and 12 for the text. Manuscripts should be submitted online at http://ahit.ssu.ac.ir
Research manuscript must be including:
The manuscript must be submitted as a Word document. PDF is not accepted. The manuscript should be presented in the following order:
The title page must contain the following information:
abstract: A properly constructed and informative abstract is helpful for the initial editorial review of the submitted manuscript.
Original articles and systematic reviews must include a structured abstract that contains no more than 250 words, and uses the following headings:
Non- systematic reviews must include an unstructured abstract that contains no more than 150 words.
text:(for original articles and systematic reviews. original articles include randomized controlled trials, intervention studies, studies of screening and diagnostic test, outcome studies, and cost-effectiveness analyses ): The main text will consist of:
authors can acknowledge the technical help/financial grant of their colleagues/institutes etc.
Conflict of interests
All listed authors must disclose any and all financial and personal relationships with other people or organizations that may inappropriately influence or bias the objectivity of submitted content and/or its acceptance for publication in this journal.
Financial support or sponsorship
information that explains whether and by whom the research was supported
Protection of Human and Animal Subjects
The related code of ethics for experiments involving human and animals.
For each author of a manuscript, please indicate the types of contributions the author has made.
References should be the most recent and pertinent literature available. It is essential that they are complete and thoroughly checked.
In the Vancouver Style, citations within the text of the manuscript are identified by Arabic numbers in round brackets.
The entries in the list should be numbered consecutively.
Newburger JW, Takahashi M, Burns JC, et al. The treatment of Kawasaki syndrome with intravenous gamma-globulin. N Engl J Med 1986; 315:341–347. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00421-008-0955-8
Toma H. Takayasu’s arteritis. In: Novick A, Scoble J, Hamilton G, eds. Renal Vascular Disease. Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 1995:47–62
Stryer L. Biochemistry. 2nd ed. San Francisco: WH Freeman; 1981:559–596
Stern I. Hemorrhagic Complications of Anticoagulant Therapy [Ph.D. dissertation]. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University; 1994
Rosenthal S, Chen R, Hadler S. The safety of acellular pertussis vaccine vs whole-cell pertussis vaccine [abstract]. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med [serial online]. 1996;150:457–460. Available at: http://www.ama-assn.org/sci-pubs/journals/archive/ajdc/vol_150/no_5/abstract/htm. Accessed November 10, 1996
Eisenberg J. Market forces and physician workforce reform: why they may not work. Paper presented at: Annual Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges; October 28, 1995; Washington, DC
Each illustration should have a caption. A caption should comprise a brief title (not on the figure itself) and a description of the illustration. Keep the illustration texts to a minimum but explain all symbols and abbreviations used
Tables should be consecutively numbered in accordance with their appearance in the text. Tables should be sparing in the use and the data presented in them should not be described elsewhere in the manuscript.
The authors should submit a cover letter and describe the importance of the submitted work and confirm that the manuscript is original and is solely submitted to AHIT and is not currently under consideration or previously published elsewhere. Also, the corresponding author(s) should state any contributor who met the authorship criteria was included in the authors' list.
Short communications are brief reports of research works containing new findings, which are not exceeding 2500 words from introduction through references. Short Communication consists of Abstract, main body including Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion; Acknowledgement, References, Tables, and Figures (Not more than 3000 words).
Case reports are accepted provided they are of exceptional interest for readers. The case report consists of Abstract (unstructured), Introduction, Case Report, Discussion, Acknowledgements, and References. Case reports must not exceed 1,000 words, 15 references, and a reasonable amount of tables and/or figures (Not more than 2500 words).
Letters to the Editor
Letters could be of two types, commenting either on recently published articles or reporting cases, outbreaks, or original research. The former must be received within 2 months of publication of the article to which they refer and should be no longer than 500 words. The latter should contain no more than 1000 words altogether including up to 10 references and 2 figures and/or tables. They should not be divided into sections.