The RVJNS call paper / articles for publication of original articles (research) & scientific articles dealing with different fields such as Medical-Surgical, Mental Health, Community Health, Maternal and Child Health Nursing, as well as Nursing Education and Administration; case reports related to any of these fields; review articles and columns (short communications pertaining to any discipline in nursing practice, education, and administration).
Original articles : Original articles include randomized controlled trials, intervention studied, studies of screening and diagnostic test, outcome studies, cost-effectiveness analyses, case-control series, and surveys with high response rate. This article must be written within 3000 words excluding references and abstract. A structured abstract of up to 250 words should be included with the following subheadings: Background, Methods, Results and Conclusion. The content of the original article should be structured as Title, Authors, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgements, Conflict of interest and References.
Review articles : Review articles include systemic critical assessments of literature and data sources. These kinds of articles must be written within 4000 words excluding references and abstract. An unstructured abstract of up to 250 words should be included.
Case reports or case studies : Should be short, decisive observation. These should be kept within 2000 words with not more than 15 references and up to 4 tables or figure. An unstructured abstract of up to 200 words should also be included. The content should have the following headings: Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Case presentation, Discussion, and References.
Short communications/brief reports : These follow a similar format as an Original Articles; however, the Results and Discussion sections in the main body of the text should be combined. The word count for Brief Reports should be kept within 1500 words in the main body of the text, with up to 15 references and not more than 2 tables or figures.