Short Paper Submission

Instruction for submission of Short Papers manuscripts for the Special Issue dedicated to the 5th Statistics on Health Decision Making.

The following instructions advise on how the Short Paper manuscript should be prepared and submitted. Submission that do not comply with these guidelines will be returned to the authors before being considered for peer-review.

Short Papers have a maximum length of 2000 words (excluding title page, abstract, acknowledgements, references, figure legends and tables) and up to 4 illustrations (figures or tables). Authors are encouraged to use supplementary data. All manuscripts should be prepared in UK English. The maximum length of the short paper abstract is 400 words.

Manuscripts should be submitted in *.doc (or *.docx) and *.pdf formats, in the appropriate section (Short Papers) of the journal website. The manuscript must be divided in 2 files: the Title page and the Manuscript body, both submitted in *.doc (or *.docx) and *.pdf formats. Submitting these 2 files is essential to ensure double-blind peer-review. The submition must be accompanied with a cover letter. 

Templates for the Cover letter, Title page and Manuscript body can be found on:

- Cover letter for the special issue: link
- Short Paper Title Page template: link
- Short Paper Manuscript Body template: link

For detailed instruction on manuscripts preparation, please read the following document: JHSD Instructions for Authors