1. The manuscript shall be in Word format
  2. The recommended fonts to use are: Arial, Calibri, Times new Roman
  3. Font size for the text (again excluding tables and figures) should be size 12
  4. The paper size should be letter or 8.5 x 11.0 inches or 21.59 x 27.94 cm
  5. There should be 1 inch or 2.54 cm margins in the left, right, top and bottom of the pages
  6. The ABSTRACT and the TEXT must be written in paragraph form
  7. The text must be aligned to the left margin.  Do not justify you text.
  8. All text must be double spaced.  This does not include tables or figures.
  9. Pages must be numbered consecutively and the page numbers must be placed in in the lower right-hand corner of each page
  10. Continuous line numbering must be shown (excluding tables and figures)
  11. The manuscript (ABSTRACT and TEXT) must not exceed 5,000 words
  12. When used in the text, whole numbers up to nine must be written in full (Ex. one, two…) ; Numbers from 10 upwards may be written in numeric form
  13. Measurements of length, height, weight and volume should be reported in metric units (meter, kilogram, or liter).  Temperature should be in degrees Celsius (ºC). Blood pressures should be in millimeters of mercury (mmHg).  All other measurements should follow the International System of Units (SI).
  14. Include in your submission a signed permission to reproduce previously published material or to use illustrations that may identify human subjects and a signed authors’ certification attesting to nonpublication of the paper elsewhere,  the  transfer of copyright to the PUA, Inc. or other attestations concerning the authorship or publication of the paper.
  15. In-text references or citations:

    Identify references in text, tables, and legends by Arabic numerals (1,2,3,4, etc.) in curved brackets or parentheses.  If you use the same reference more than once, use the same number you used the first time that you cited that source.  If you use more than one refences in one sentence, cite them as follows: (1-3) to indicate that you used reference numbers 1,2 and 3 and (1-3, 6) to indicate that you used reference numbers 1,2,3 and 6.  In-text reference numbers should be placed immediately after the text which refers to the citation and should be inserted inside or before a period or a comma.

    Examples of in-text citations:
    Single source:
    The detection rate of prostate cancer detection has improved (1).

    Multiple sources:
    Several studies have demonstrated that MRI-fusion prostate biopsy has better cancer detection rate than the routine ultrasound-guided biopsy (1-3, 6).

  16. All manuscripts must include a full Conflicts of Interest statement for all authors.