The Journal of Medical Sciences

by Sahajananda H

Aims & Scope

Journal of Medical Sciences is a peer-reviewed multispecialty scientific journal dedicated to publishing good quality of research work in all areas of medical sciences. It publishes research work that contributes significantly to the advancement of knowledge in Medical and Allied Health Sciences. It aspires to develop innovative diagnostic and treatment concepts through research in Medical Sciences. It also provides information about the newer healthcare techniques and technologies to doctors, students, and healthcare workers.

Ownership and Management

Journal of Medical Sciences is owned and managed by RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital, JAYPEE being the publisher.

RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital (RRMCH) was established in the year 2005 by the Moogambigai Charitable and Educational Trust. RRMCH is approved and recognized by the Medical Council of India & Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India and affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. RRMCH is accredited to NAAC “A” Grade, NABH, NABL, ISO 9001:2015, HLACT and is an International Accreditation Organization (US) certified institution. RRMCH firmly commits itself to establish medical and paramedical excellence all over India. The Journal of Medical Sciences is the official publication of RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital. 

Link: http://www.rrmch.org
Address: Rajarajeswari Medical college & Hospital, Kambipura, Mysore Road, Bengaluru-560074 
 

Publication Frequency

Journal of Medical Sciences (JMEDS) follows a continuous publication model (from 2022), focussing on publishing good quality of research work in all areas of medical sciences.

Digital Preservation / Archiving:

Journal of Medical Sciences provides for long-term digital preservation through PORTICO.

Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publicly accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

Copyright and Licensing

Under Creative Commons the Authors retain ownership/ copyright of their content. The authors assign exclusive commercial re-use rights of the article to the Publisher.

All open access articles published are distributed under the terms of the CC BY-NC 4.0 license (Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 4.0 International Public License as currently displayed at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/legalcode) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, for non-commercial purposes, provided the original work is properly cited.

Authors have to mandatorily submit the Open Access License Agreement Form when submitting the manuscript.

Articles published under this arrangement are made freely available online upon publication without subscription barriers to access. Users of such published articles are entitled to use, reproduce, disseminate, or display these articles for personal, research and educational use provided that:

  • The original authorship is properly and fully attributed.
  • The journal and publisher are attributed as the original place of publication with correct citation details given.
  • If an original work is subsequently reproduced or disseminated not in its entirety but only in part or as a derivative work, this is clearly indicated.
  • No articles are reproduced for commercial use without the prior consent of the Publisher. All the licensing requests and permissions for commercial use of the article will be managed by the Publisher. For re-use of the content for other purposes that are not covered by the CC BY-NC license, please contact journals.permissions@jaypeebrothers.com
  • Authors are also entitled to deposit the final electronic version of the article into an institutional or centrally organized subject repository upon publication. They should include a link to the published version of the article on the journal's web site, and the journal and publisher should be attributed as the original place of publication, with correct citations given
Open Access Policy

A comprehensive outlook on open access policy that we follow:

Open access refers to the practice of making peer-reviewed scholarly research and literature freely available online to anyone interested in reading it at no cost and with limited restrictions with regards to reuse.  Open access publications are freely and permanently available online to anyone with an internet access. The journal allows unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium (which is non-commercial), provided the article is properly attributed. All the articles are published, without any technical, financial, gender limitations, in an agreed format on the journal website and deposited in archive and indexing databases as applicable to the journal. All articles are assigned a Digital Object Identifier (DOI), thereby making it fully citable and searchable by title, author name(s) and the full text. 

Why open access publishing?

Restricted access to scientific research and advancements through subscription pay wall hinders communication within the scientific community. Moreover, restricted access can also hinder the education and dissemination of scientific knowledge to the aspiring younger generations who are keen to pursue a career in science. Increased productivity and development of science can only be achieved by diffusing knowledge and providing the facilities for creating permanent repositories such as Open Access.

The use of a Creative Commons 4.0 License (CC-BY-NC 4.0) enables user/reader/peer to use the content with clear permission in a way that it can be reused and redistributed as long as the article source is appropriately given credit for non-commercial purpose.

Self-Archiving Policy for Authors

Authors are encouraged to deposit the final published PDF in their institutional repository or any suitable subject repository (according to the end-user license of the article, i.e., strictly for non-commercial re-use) immediately upon publication. The deposited version should contain the URL and link to the online published version on the publisher’s website to clearly identify it as the definitive version of record. 

Abstract and Citation information

Authors can share the Abstract and “How to cite” information (e.g., Title, Author name, Publication dates) of their article anywhere at any time including social media such as Facebook, blogs and Twitter, with proper attribution to the original source (the Publisher website) or include the DOI number in the social media post that links it to the published article on the Journal website. 

Submitted Version

Submitted version (SV) or the preprint version is recognized as the author version of an article before submission to a journal for peer review. The author accepts full responsibility for the article, and the content and layout are set out by the author.

Authors can post their preprint version on preprint servers of the authors’ choice, authors’ or institutional websites, preprint servers or preprint commenting platforms, intended for non-commercial use. When submitting the manuscript to the journal, authors must disclose all pertinent information regarding preprint publication, such as the DOI and licencing terms. The author must make sure that the preprint record is updated with a publication reference after it is published, including the DOI and a URL link to the journal website where the paper has been published.

Accepted Manuscript

The accepted manuscript (AM) is the peer reviewed version (not the final published version) as accepted for publication by the journal that includes modifications based on reviewers’ suggestions. This version excludes copy editing and type setting changes. 

The journal does not recommend the authors to upload AM to their personal website/ institutional or other non-commercial subject-based repositories.

Published Version

Published Version (PV) is defined as the final version of the article that has been made available by the Publisher on the respective journal website by formally and exclusively putting the article either in ‘online first’ or releasing it as a part of the complete issue of that journal. This is the final, definitive, citable version of your paper, which has been copyedited, typeset, has metadata applied, and has been allocated a DOI.

Authors may share the PV with private groups within their institution or through private groups on non-commercial repositories that are signatories to the STM Voluntary principles for article sharing on Scholarly Collaboration Networks (SCN). The PV may not be uploaded or shared on commercial websites or repositories unless the website or repository has signed an agreement with the publisher permitting such uploading or sharing.

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

This Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement is based on the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors as per Committee on Publication Ethics, 2011, ICMJE & WAME. Please visit Policy page for more details.

Advertisement Policy
  1. Journals carry advertisements both digitally and in print. All these commercially sponsored advertisements are independent of editorial decisions.
  2. Journal and the Publisher do not endorse any product or service marked as an advertisement or promoted by a sponsor in any of our publications. Editorial content is not compromised by commercial or financial interests, or by any specific arrangements with advertising clients or sponsors.
  3. Journal and the Publisher reserves the right to decline any type of advertising that is damaging to the brand or is inappropriate to the content or deceptive or misleading. The content in the advertisements should be verifiable. 
  4. Advertisements will not be accepted if they appear to be indecent or offensive in either text or artwork, or if they are discriminatory in terms of personal, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation, or religious nature.
  5. Journal and the Publisher will not accept advertising for products or services known to be harmful to health (e.g., tobacco and alcohol products).
  6. Even if the advertisement has been implemented online, it will be withdrawn from the journal site at any time if the Journal and the Publisher feel it is inappropriate.
  7. The product advertorial will not allow any treatment-specific or drug-specific campaign to be targeted to a specific article(s) on any page where content related to the product(s) is being advertised.
  8. Advertisers should make available to the Publisher, the marketing authorization and summary of product characteristics when submitting their advertisement. In the case of drug advertisements, the full generic name of each active ingredient should be clearly stated.
  9. Editorial decisions will not be influenced by current or potential sponsors and advertisers and will not be influenced by marketing decisions.
  10. Information about complaints concerning advertisements will be included in the Advertisements page in Print copies only.

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Journal Detail

    ISSN 2321-354X
    Speciality General Medicine
    DOI 10.5005/jp-journals-10045
Editor-in-Chief

Dr Sahajananda H
MBBS,MD
Director of Research
Central Research Division
RajaRajeswari Medical college & Hospital
sahaj_anand@hotmail.com

International Editorial Board Members
Dr Meena S Murthy
M.D,FACE
Director of Diabetes& Thyroid center
Diabetes & Thyroid
St.Peters thyroid & Diabetes centre,
Mmurthy@saintpetersuh.com

Dr Mysore R Nagaraja
M.D,FACE
Senior Consultant
Gastroenterologist,
Providence St.Joseph Medical Centre
mysorenagaraja@yahoo.com

Dr Prasad B Achar
MBBS,MD,DNB.FFICM,EDIC,FFARCSI,FANZA
Head of ICU
ICU,Critical care
Rockingham general Hospital,
prasadbachar@gmail.com

Dr Vasanth Rao
MBBS, MD (Anaesthesiology) DNB.MNAMS. FANZCA
Senior Consultant
Anaesthesia,Pain medicine
The University of Adelaide
drvasanthrao@yahoo.com

Dr Sunil Rangappa
MD
Consultant of Internal Medicine & Cardiology
Medicnce &Cardiology
Cedar Sinai Heart Institute
sunilrangs@gmail.com

Dr Shashikanth Manikappa
MBBS,MD, DNB, FANZCA, FCA, PG Dip Echo
Director, Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine,
Anaesthesia,Perioperative medicine
Casey Hospital 
smanikappa@gmail.com
National Editorial Board Members
Dr Yogesh S Sontakke
MBBS,MD
Additional Professor of Anatomy
Anatomy
JIPMER, Puducherry
dryogeshas@rediffmail.com

Dr Anita Bijoor
MBBS, MD
Professor Of Biochemistry
Biochemistry
St.John’s Medical College,Bangalore
anita.bijoor@stjohns.in

Dr Vishal US Rao
MBBS,MS,FRCS
Senior consultant Head& Neck surgery
Head& Neck Surgery
HealthCare Global (HCG) Cancer Centre, Bengaluru, India
drvishal.rao@hcgel.com

Dr Baljit Singh
MBBS,MD
Professor& HOD of Anaesthesia,Critical care.
Director, Professor of Anaesthesia critical care
GB Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India
dr_baljit@yahoo.com

Dr Vijayadas Muradi
MBBS,MD
Associate Professor Of Physiology
Physiology
Ramaiah Medical college Bangalore
drvijayadas@gmail.com

Dr Rajendra Dinesh kumar
MBBS,MS.
Associate Professor Of ENT & Head ,Neck Surgery.
Otolaryngology,Head&Neck Surgery
RajaRajeswari Medical college & Hospital
dr.dinuraj1186@gmail.com

Dr Amitha k
MBBS, MD
Professor of Pathology
Pathology
Adichunchangiri institute of Med sciences.Adichunchangiri University,Mandya
dramitay@bgsaims.edu.in

Vasudev Acharya
Professor of Medicine
Kasturba Medical College
Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
acharyavasudev@yahoo.com

Dr Santhosh K Yatnatti
MBBS,MD
Associate Professor Of Community Medicine
Community Medicine
Chandramma Dayananda sagar institute of med edu and research harohalli. Ramanagara Bangaluru
sky.sant@gmail.com

Dr Anil Kakunje
MBBS,M.D
Professor,&HOD Department of psychiatry
Psychiatry
Yenopiya Medical.colllege, Yenopia Deemed university,Mangalore
Anilpsychiatry@yahoo.co.in

Dr Lakshman krishnaswamy
MBBS MS
Consultant Editor
Surgery& Gastroenterlogy
Shanthi Hospital & Research Center
klakshman58@gmail.com

Dr Veenakumari H.B
MBBS,M.D
Professor,&HOD Department of Neuromicrobiology
Neuromicrobiology
NIMHANS
docveeas2002@yahoo.com

Dr Gayathri Devi HJ
MBBS,M.D
Professor,&HOD Department of Pulmonary Medicine
Pulmonology
Ramaiah Medical College Bangalore
yathrijoshy@gmail.com

Dr Rangalakshmi Srinivasan
MBBS,MD
Professor& HOD of Anaesthesia,Critical care.
Anaesthesia,Critical care &ICU
RajaRajeswari medical college & Hospital,Bangalore
rangbharat@gmail.com
Journal Patron

Sri ACS Arunkumar
BTech(Hons),LMSTE,MIET(UK),LMCSI,MIEEe,MCSI,MISTE,Ceng(India)
Patron
RajaRajeswari Medical college & Hospital

Dr Shanmugam AC
BA, LLB,FIMSA,FRCPS(glasgow,Glasgow)
Chief Patron
RajaRajeswari Medical college & Hospital

Section Heads
Dr Venkatesh GS
MBBS,MD
Professor& HOD of Surgery
Surgery
RajaRajeswari medical college & Hospital,Bangalore
venky3370@gmail.com

Dr Adarsh  E
MBBS,MD
Professor & Head of Paediatrics,
Paediatrics
RajaRajeswari Medical college & Hospital
dradarshe@gmail.com

Dr Krishna MV
MBBS,MD
Professor & Head Of Internal Medicine
Internal medicine
RajaRajeswari Medical college & Hospital
krishnamsr@rediffmail.com

Dr Shankar M Bakkannavar
MBBS, MD
Prof & Head Forensic Medicine&Toxicology.
Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
Kasturiba Medical College,Manipal
shankar.mb@manipal.edu

Dr Jamuna BL
MBBS,MD
Professor Of Physiology,
Physiology
RajaRajeswari Medical college & Hospital
drjamunabl@gmail.com

Dr Rajagopalan N Iyer
MBBS,MS
Cosultant Orthopaedician
Orthopaedics
PIMS,Ponducherry
remraj@gmail.com

Dr Krishnaswamy Sundararajan
MBBS,MD,FCPS,FCICM,EDIC
Associate Professor
Director of ICU
The University of Adelaide Adelaide, South Australia
srkanir@gmail.com
Advisory Board Members

Dr Praveen Kumar
MBBS,MS
Professor and Medical superintendant
Adminstration of Hospital division
RajaRajeswari medical college & Hospital,Bangalore
praveendrkumar@gmail.com

Dr Vijayanand S
BE,Mtech,PhD
Executive Director
Adminstration
RajaRajeswari Medical college & Hospital
Kgsvanand@gmail.com

Dr Sathyamurthy B
MBBS,M.D
Dean(College),
Adminstration
RajaRajeswari Medical college & Hospital
drsathya57@gmail.com

Dr Naveen S
MBBS,MS
Principal
Adminstration
RajaRajeswari Medical college & Hospital
nvin73@gmail.com

Dr Seetharam CN
IAS(Retd)
CEO
Adminnistration
RajaRajeswari Medical college & Hospital

Managing Editor

Gautam Upadhyay
Managing Editor
gautam.upadhayay@jaypeebrothers.com

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