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Author Guidelines


For publication, scientific articles are accepted in Ukrainian or English (with the obligatory provision of translation of the article into a separate file in Ukrainian ), which contain the following necessary elements: UDC code; article title; surname, name and patronymic of the authors; official name of organization (institution) and its address: city, country; structured annotations; keywords (all listed in Ukrainian and English); introduction; goal; materials and methods; results and discussion; conclusions and perspectives of further research; a list of links.

The title of the article briefly reflects its contents and contains no more than 15 words.

Abstract. The volume of the annotation is 1500-1800 characters without spaces. The annotation text is presented in one paragraph, should not contain general phrases, should reflect the main content of the article. The abstract should reflect the relevance of the study, the purpose of the study (2 sentences), contain a brief description of the research methods (with the provision of applied statistical methods) (2-3 sentences), description of the main results (50-70% of the annotation) without references to other studies, generalizing conclusion (1 sentence), prospects for further development (1 sentence).

Keywords: 4-6 words (or phrases).


The introduction reflects the state of research and the relevance of the problem according to the world scientific literature (mostly links to English-language articles in international editions over the last 5 years). At the end of the entry, the purpose of the article is formulated (1-2 sentences).

«Materials and methods»

The section should allow other researchers to perform similar studies and check the results obtained by the author. Depending on the objects of the study, the observance of the ethical principles of the European Convention for the protection of vertebrates is indicated; Helsinki Declaration; informed consent of the surveyed, etc. At the end of this section it is necessary to specify the program and methods of processing the results obtained by the author.

«Results and Discussion»

The data is presented clearly, in the form of short descriptions, and must be illustrated by graphics (no more than 4) or drawings (no more than 8) and tables (no more than 4), the information is not duplicated. In the discussion, it is necessary to summarize and analyze the results, as possible, compare them with the data of other researchers. You should not repeat the information already listed in the “Introduction” section.

«Conclusion and prospects for further developments»

5-10 sentences summarizing the work done in the form of items and pointing to the possible theoretical or practical significance of the results of the study.


Submitted after conclusion before bibliographic references.


References in the text are indicated by Arabic numerals in square brackets according to the numerology in the list of references. The list of references (made without abbreviations) sorted by alphabet, in accordance with the requirements of APA Style (American Psychological Association Style): with the obligatory referencing of all authors, work titles, journal names, or books (with obligatory publication by the publishing house, and editors when they are available), therefore, numbers or releases and pages. In the Cyrillic alphabets references, give the author's surnames and initials in English (Cyrillic alphabet in brackets), the title of the article or book, and the name of the magazine or the publisher first to be submitted in the original language of the article, and then in square brackets in English. If available, doi indexes must be provided on www.crossref.org (at least 80% of the bibliographic references must have their own doi indexes). Links to online publications, abstracts and dissertations are not welcome.


After the list of references, it is necessary to provide information about all authors: last name, first name and patronymic of the author, degree, place of work and position, ORCID number (each of the authors of the ORCID personal number, if not available, is created free of charge on the official website www. orcid.org).

At the end of the text should be the phone number and the e-mail of the author, with which the edition will maintain the contact.

Concluding remarks

When submitting the article, please observe the following requirements. The volume of the article - not less than 10 and not more than 25 pages, Times New Roman, 14 pt, line spacing - one and a half, fields - 2 cm, sheet A4. Text materials should be prepared in the MS Word editor (* .docx), without indentations. Math formulas and equations to prepare in the embedded editor; graphics - in MS Exсel. Use the units of the International Measurement System. Tables and drawings must contain the name, be numbered, and references to them in the text should be presented as follows: (fig. 1), or (table 1). The drawings should be in the format "jpg" or "tif"; when scanned, the resolution should be at least 800 dpi; when scanning half-tone and color images, the resolution should be at least 300 dpi. All figures must be represented in the CMYK palette. The statistical and other details are given below the table in the notes. Table materials and drawings place at the end of the text of the manuscript. All elements of the text in images (charts, diagrams, diagrams) must have the Times New Roman headset.

Articles are sent to the editorial board only in electronic form at the e-mail address lora@vnmu.edu.ua

Responsible editor – Gunas Igor Valeryovich (phone number: + 38-067-121-00-05; e-mail: igor.v.gunas@gmail.com.

Payment for organizational expenses

Payment of organizational expenses of the editorial board is carried out after the adoption of the article to the press. Payment for the publication of the article, drawn up in accordance with the requirements of the magazine - 80 UAH for one page of the text and 60 UAH for getting doi index.

The procedure for reviewing articles

Scientific articles submitted to the editorial board are subject to compulsory anonymous re-examination (two leading specialists in the relevant field of science).

The executive secretary within 5 working days informs the authors of the receipt of the electronic version of the article by the editorial board. The editorial board determines the relevance of the article of the magazine's profile and the requirements for registration and sends it to the reviewer to a doctor or a candidate of science, which is close to the subject of the article scientific specialization. Terms of reviewing are determined taking into account the employment of reviewers (but not more than 1 month from the date of receipt of the article). Reviewers determine:

  • correspondence of the content of the article to its title;
  • compliance of the article with the level of modern achievements of science on the given problem;
  • expediency of publication, taking into account previously published results of researchers on the given problem;
  • accessibility of the article to other scholars in relation to language, style, form of presentation of results, tables, graphs, drawings, etc.;
  • positive features and drawbacks of the article, necessary corrections and additions to be made by the author.

The reviewer concludes that it is possible to publish the manuscript: "recommended", "recomended with corrections and deficiencies noted by the reviewer", "the article requires additional review by another specialist" or "not recommended".

When returning the article for revision, the author must take into account all comments of the editorial board and send corrected materials to the editorial board. Articles returned after revision later than a month are considered as new receipts.

In case of rejection of the article from publication the editorial board sends the author a motivated refusal. An article, not recommended by the reviewer prior to publication, is not accepted for re-examination. The text of the review of the rejection of the article from the publication is sent to the author by electronic mail.

The presence of a positive review is not a sufficient condition for the publication of the article. The final decision on the expediency of publication is taken by the editorial board.

After the editorial board adopts the decision to admit the article to the publication, the responsible secretary informs the authors about it, specifies the terms of publication and payment.

The editorial board reserves the right to correct and shorten the text of the article. The authors are responsible for the accuracy of the content of the submitted materials.

Accompanying documents

The author fills in and signs the "Copyright Transfer Agreement".

The procedure for reviewing the articles

Articles are accepted according to the established schedule: № 1 (March) - until February 15 of the current year; №  2 (June) - until May 15 this year; № 3 (September) - until August 15 of the current year; №  4 (December) - until November 15 of the current year.


Address of the editorial board: Gunas I.V., National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya, st. Pirogov, 56, Vinnytsia, 21018, Ukraine. Phone number: + 38-067-121-00-05. E-mail: igor.v.gunas@gmail.com

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