medica innovatica   
  • Medica Innovatica is an official biannual peer-reviewed indexed journal of B.V.V. Sangha’s S. Nijalingappa Medical College, Bagalkot-587102, Karnataka, India. It is a multidisciplinary print and electronic journal that publishes original articles, review reports, case studies and brief communication in anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, pharmacology, microbiology, forensic medicine, community medicine, oto-rhino-laryngology, ophthalmology, medicine, surgery, obstetrics & gynaecology, orthopedics, pediatrics, anesthesia, dermatology, radiology, psychiatry and all the related fields of medical and health sciences.

    International Standard Serial Number: (p)-ISSN : 2278-7526, (e)-2320-7582

  • Publication Ethics:

    We follow publication ethics and scientific conduct as per COPE guidelines (Committee On Publication Ethics - UK). (https://publicationethics.org/files/u7141/1999pdf13.pdf ) Medica Innovatica is an open access, biannual peer-reviewed indexed medical journal published by B.V.V. Sangha’s S. Nijalingappa Medical College, Bagalkot, Karnataka, India. The journal publishes original articles, review articles, case studies and brief communication in anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, pharmacology, microbiology, forensic medicine, community medicine, oto-rhino-laryngology, ophthalmology, medicine, surgery, obstetrics & gynaecology, orthopedics, pediatrics, anesthesia, dermatology, radiology, psychiatry and all the related fields of medical and health sciences, with special preference to those whose implications are directed towards improving the health care of the community, directly or indirectly.
    A manuscript will be reviewed for possible publication with the understanding that it is being submitted to Medica Innovatica alone at that point in time and has not been published anywhere, simultaneously submitted, or already accepted for publication elsewhere. Authors found to have redundant or duplicate publications will not be considered for publication in our journal for a period of 2 years.
    Manuscripts with insufficient originality, serious scientific or technical flaws, or lack of a significant message are rejected before proceeding for formal peer-review. Manuscripts will also undergo a plagiarism check and authors with plagiarized manuscripts will be asked to give explanation for the same and the same will be rejected.
    All manuscripts received are duly acknowledged. On submission, editors review all submitted manuscripts. Manuscripts that are found suitable for publication in Medica Innovatica are sent to two or more expert reviewers. The journal follows a double-blind review process, where in the reviewers and authors are unaware of each other’s identity. Every manuscript is also assigned to a member of the editorial team, who based on the comments from the reviewers takes a final decision on the manuscript. The comments and suggestions (acceptance/rejection/revision in manuscript) received from reviewers are conveyed to the corresponding author. If required, the author is requested to provide a point by point response to reviewers’ comments and submit a revised version of the manuscript.
    Manuscripts accepted for publication are copy edited for grammar, punctuation, print style, and format. Page proofs are sent to the corresponding author. The corresponding author is expected to return the corrected proofs within two days. The whole process of submission of the manuscript to final decision; sending and receiving proofs is completed online, with an average of 6 weeks duration.
    Authorship Criteria: Authorship credit should be based only on substantial contributions to each of the three components mentioned below:
    1. Concept and design of study or acquisition of data or analysis and interpretation of data;
    2. Drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content; and
    3. Final approval of the version to be published.
    Every manuscript should be accompanied by a contributor’s form which describes about the contribution of each author towards the manuscript, with respect to the above authorship criteria. The originality of the manuscript has to be declared by the authors.
    Licence information: All articles in Medica Innovatica are published under an Open Access license that allows free download and redistribution. All other rights remain with the journal. Users can use, reuse and build upon the material published in the journal but only for non - commercial purposes.
    Open access statement: This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. Preparation of the manuscript: Manuscripts should be prepared in concordance with the Uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals formulated by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (http://www.icmje.org/manuscript_1prepar e.html )

    Abstracting and Indexing:

  • Index Copernicus
  • ScopeMed
  • Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
  • Indian Health Science Citation Index
  • Indian Science Abstract
  • Index Medicus South East Asian Region - World Health Organization (IMSEAR-WHO)
  • EBSCO
  • Open J-Gate
  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
  • Genamics Journalseek
  • Research Bible
  • Science central
  • World Catalogue
  • WHO Hinari
  • Google Scholar
  • Cosmos Foundation

  • Subscription Information:

    Annual subscription rate

    - Personal : Rs. 1000/- Within India

    USD.100/- Outside India

    Institutional: Rs. 3000/- Within India

    USD. 200/- Outside India

    Disclaimer:

    The Editorial board of Medica Innovatica disclaims any responsibility for statements made and opinions expressed by authors or claims made by advertisers

    Copyright:

    No part of this journal may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or print including photocopying without written permission from Editor-in-Chief / Publisher. © All rights reserved.

    Publisher:

    Dr. Ashok.S. Mallapur
    Principal,
    Professor, Department of Surgery
    S Nijalingappa Medical College and H.S.K. Hospital and Research Centre
    Bagalkot - 587102 Karnataka, India.
    Phone No:08354-235360 Fax. No:08354-235360
    e-mail:drmallapur@gmail.com

    Address for Correspondence:

    Dr. Anita. Herur
    Professor, Dept of Physiology,
    Editor in chief, Medica Innovatica Journal Office,
    S Nijalingappa Medical College and H.S.K. Hospital and Research Centre
    Bagalkot - 587102
    Karnataka, India.
    e-mail :editormedin@gmail.com