Guidelines and Standards

Forum Multimedia Publishing follows these guidelines and standards:

ICMJE: As a medically related journal, Forum Multimedia Publishing follows the recommendations of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). The guidelines comprehensively cover all aspects of editing, from how the journal is managed to details about peer review and handling complaints.

CONSORT covers reporting of randomized controlled trials. We encourage authors to verify their work against the checklist and flow diagram and upload them with their submission.

PRISMA covers systematic reviews and meta-analyses of interventional studies and MOOSE for systematic reviews and meta-analyses of observational studies. Authors are recommended to complete the checklist and flow diagram and include them with their submission.

ARRIVE contains guidelines for reporting in vivo animal experiments. Authors are recommended to verify their work against the checklist and include it with their submission.

STROBE guidelines cover reporting of observational studies. Also, for diagnostic studies, authors are encouraged to use the STARD guideline.

CARE guideline (for CAse REports) was developed by an international group of experts to support an increase in the accuracy, transparency, and usefulness of case reports. View and download the CARE checklist.

For other related clinical reporting guidelines, please visit the Equator Network.

Submission of a manuscript to Forum Multimedia Publishing implies that all authors have read and agreed with the editorial policies below. These policies are intended to help ensure the integrity of the publication process and the research published in Forum Multimedia Publishing.