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Author Guidelines


Jurnal Ilmiah Kedokteran Wijaya Kusuma (JIKW) is a periodically scientific publication that contains articles written in english. JIKW contains a variety of articles / texts in the form of research, literature reviews, case reports, and brief communication in the field of Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, and Public Health. JIKW published twice a year (March and September). The articles will be published in JIKW only manuscript that has never be published or published in Proceeding or other journal. Writers who will publish the article please follow the JIKW guidelines. The entire management process both admission and review the article is done by online. The fund provider should be included in the acknowledgement to avoid any conflict of interest.

The editorial board and Reviewers (peer reviewer) in the relevant field will discuss each manuscript during the process. Revision requests for articles will be sent back to the authors. The research publication needs to show proof that the ethics committee has authorized it. 

The author can complete all of these procedures online at To submit a paper for peer review, Author must register and log in to the submission page. The submitting author, who is typically the corresponding author, is in charge of the manuscript during this process.

The ethical clearance and the declaration letter are the files that need to be uploaded to the supplemental files.

Article Types

Original/Research Article

Manuscript in the research article or Original article containing substantial novel research with minimum 25 references. Research articles can be presented in randomized controlled research, observational studies, diagnostic studies, experimental animal trials, or any other clinical or experimental studies.

The written manuscripts must consist the components of scientific articles as follows (subtitles in order): title, author's name, institution, abstract (Bahasa Indonesia and English), introduction (without subheads, containing research background, problem, and research objectives), materials and methods (with or without subhead), results, discussion, conclusions, suggestions (if needed), acknowledgments, and references 


Literature Review 

Literature review is systematic review of the research review (literature review) that discuss meta-analysis of the problems with minimal 25 references. 

The written manuscripts consist: title, author’s name, institution, abstract (Bahasa Indonesia and English), introduction, bibliography search method (database used, keyword in literature search, number and type of literature found), discussion (author’s perspective, meta-analysis, literature review), conclusions, suggestions (if needed), acknowledgments, and references.


Case Report

Case report usually describe one to three patients or a single family. Case report containing a substantial novel finding, should be unique, representing a diagnostic or therapeutic challenge and having a learning point for the readers with minimum 25 references.  

The written manuscripts consist: title, author’s name, institution, abstract (Bahasa Indonesia and English), Case presentation (introduction, background, laboratory examination result, objective of the study), discussion (discuss about the topic, other research result), conclusions, suggestions (if needed), acknowledgments, and references.


Manuscript Preparation

The manuscript can be written in English with the number of pages between 25 including pictures and tables. The manuscript should be written as per the template of this article in printed form. The article should be written with A4 (210 x 297 mm) writing field size and with left margin format 3 cm, right margin 2 cm, bottom margin 2 cm, and top margin 3 cm. The manuscript should be written with Calibri type with 11 pt font size (excluding article title, author's name and abstract title), single space (1), and in one column format.The second and following paragraphs start 10 mm from the left margin, while there are no spaces between paragraph. Each manuscript’s page should have a page number. The manuscripts received by JIKW through plagiarism checking process with Turnitin  with similarity not more than 20%. 

Manuscript Template

Jurnal Ilmiah Kedokteran Wijaya Kusuma offers the template in Microsoft Word to creat standar and format style to journal articles.

Manuscript Sections for Papers

  1. Title

  2. Title Page (author’s name, affiliation, email, address)

  3. Abstract and keywords (English)

  4. Text

  5. Conflict of interest

  6. Acknowledgements (or fund provider)

  7. References 


The title should be clear, concise and informative, a maximum of 15 words, Calibri font 14pt, bold, one space.

Title Page

Title Page contain Name of all authors written complete (without academic degree) with address of affiliated institution, e-mail, and landline or mobile phone (optional) 

Abstract and Keywords

The abstract should be short and clear. Use single spacing and don’t exceed 250 words. The abstract is a summary of articles with letters 11pt Calibri. The abstract structure consists of background (including objective), methods, results and conclusions. The abstract should state clearly Background: background of the problems,the aim of the research. Methods: state briefly the methods used in the study. Result: the principal results including statistical analysis, and Conclusion: the major conclusion. An abstract is usually presented separately from the article, so make sure it must be able to stand alone. Below the abstract, provide a list of 3-5 keywords.



This section without subheadings, containing research background including prior work, scientific gaps, brief statement that explain author’s perspective (pro or contra), novelty the research, highlighted problem, and research objectives. Citations must be in written by last name of first author followed by publication year, If there is a citation for the same name and publication year, Arabic letters are added after the publication year.


Oxidative damage cause of p53 inactivation and mediates DNA repair or apoptosis (Minisy et al., 2020a) 

Citation with the same name and year must be added Arabic letters after the year (Minisy et al., 2020b)


This section contain of materials and methods (with or without subhead), Research design, subjects of research, collection and Sample size, procedure laboratory or data collection, Measurements, Statistical analysis.



This section may be divided by subheadings. It should provide precise and brief description of the experimental results and the interpretation.


This section may be divided by subheadings, summarize the mayor findings. Discussion section should compare the results with previous work or study, analyze the scientific findings, limitations of the study, clinical implication of the study, further research possibilities.


The conclusion contains answers to objectives that are concise and concise and not complicated. Suggestions for the next research should written in this section. Written with 11pt Calibri font, single spacing.

Conflict of Interest

Authors should disclose at the time of revision any financial arrangement of fund provider, company whose product is involved to the submitted manuscript or with a company making a competing product. Such information will be held in confidence while the paper is under review and will not influence the editorial decision, but if the article is accepted for publication, a disclosure statement will appear with the article. 


Acknowledgments to Anyone (individual/company/institution) who contributed to the study for important intellectual content must be acknowledged.


References are written according to the APA 7th Style. The minimal number of references should be 25 and 85% of them should published during the last 10 years and use primary references). Authors is recommended to use reference management software, in writing the citations and references such as: Mendeley®.

  1. References in the body of your essay

a. Referencing in idea

The APA in text reference is in the format (author, year). When directly quoting from a text you must include a page number in the citation as given in the examples below. 


Anxiety and depression have been identified as more commonly in children and adolescents with long-term physical conditions (Dantzer, 2003; Pinquart & Shen, 2011)


Dantzer (2003), Pinquart & Shen (2011) all state that anxiety and depression has been identified as more commonly in children and adoescents with long-term physical conditions

b. Referencing a quotation

Indeed, one researcher commented that “technological innovations have saved or extended the lives of many patients” (Lumby, 2001, p.44)

c. Citing a source within a source

Where your source quotes or refers to another source, for example Unsworth refers to previous work by Halliday on linguistics, the citation might read thus:

(Halliday, 1987, as cited in Unsworth, 2004, p.15)

  1. Reference List

Your reference list should be ordered alphabetically by author and then chronologically by year of publication. The APA 7th style requires the references to be indented as illustrated below in the examples.

For instances of multiple articles with the same authors and years of publication, please check the APA publication manual or Academic Writer. If you have the DOI for the journal article, you should include it in the reference, otherwise, it is not necessary.

References written by more than 5 authors only written the first 5 authors followed by & last author’s name. The writing of the article title is not italicized. Written in 11 pt Calibri letters, single line spacing.

a. Book

De Vaus, D. A. (2014). Surveys in social research. Allen & Unwin

b. Book Chapter

McKenzie, H., Boughton, M., Hayes, L., & Forsyth, S. (2008). Explaining the complexities and value of nursing practice and knowledge. In I. Morley & M. Crouch (Eds.), Knowledge as value: Illumination through critical prisms (pp. 209-224). Rodopi

c. Journal Article

Chellappan, D. K., Ganasen, S., Batumalai, S., Candasamy, M., Krishnappa, P., …& Gupta, G. (2016). The Protective Action of the Aqueous Extract of Auricularia polytricha in Paracetamol Induced Hepatotoxicity in Rats. In Recent Patents on Drug Delivery & Formulation, 10(1), 72-6.

d. Webpage with an author

World Health Organization. (2018). Climate change and health.

e. Webpage with no author

$250m funding boost for malaria vaccine. (2003). https: ://

f. Newspaper article

Johanson, S. (2019, November 13). World’s most sustainable shopping centre takes roots. The Sydney Morning Herald.

g. Reference from thesis/ scientific work

Yunus, A. F. (2015). Potensi Ekstrak Daun Timo (Kleinhovia hospital) Sebagai Antioksidan Dan Antihiperlipidemia: Metode DPPH Dan Penghambatan Lipase In Vitro. Skripsi. Fakultas Farmasi Universitas Jember, Jember.

Tables and Illustrations (Figures)

Tables and Figure are placed in groups of text after the table or image is referenced. Each image should be titled image (Figure Caption) below the image with Arabic serial number followed by the title of the image. Each table caption should be align left with thetable written in Arabic serial number above the table followed by the title of the table. The images must be guaranteed to be printed clearly (font size, resolution and line size should be printed clearly). Image should not be bordered (no outline). Images, tables, and diagrams should be placed according to columns between groups of text or if too large are placed in the middle of the page. The table should not contain vertical lines, whereas horizontal lines are allowed but only the important ones. 

Identify statistical measures of variations, such as standard deviation and standard error of the mean. There is normally a limit of 5 figures and tables (total) per manuscript.

Units of Measurement

Measurements of length, height, weight, and volume should be reported in metric units (meter, kilogram, or liter) or their decimal multiples. Temperatures should be in degrees Celsius. Blood pressures should be in millimeters of mercury, unless other units are specifically required by the journal.

Statistical Methods

For tables comparing treatment groups in a randomized trial (usually the first table in the trial report), significant differences between or among groups (i.e. p<0.005) should be identified. In general, p values should be reported to three decimal places (i.e. p<0.001).


Authors are required to describe in their manuscripts ethical approval from an appropriate committee and how consent was obtained from participants when research involves human participants and animals. 


Jurnal Ilmiah Kedokteran Wijaya Kusuma seek to protect the rights of our authors and we always investigate claims of plagiarism or misuse of articles published in the journal. Where an article is found to have plagiarised other work or included third-party copyright material without permission or with insufficient acknowledgement, we reserve the right to take action to: publishing an erratum or corrigendum (correction); retracting the article (removing it from the journal); taking up the matter with the head of department or dean of the author’s institution and/or relevant academic and banning the author from publication in Jurnal Ilmiah kedokteran Wijaya Kusuma. 

Referencing in idea


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is multiple-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a double Blind Review have been followed.

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