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Romanian Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics

Published by the Romanian Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics







Instructions for authors

MANUSCRIPTS. Manuscripts must be written in English and is necessary to contain genuine material. They are accepted for consideration only if no parts of the manuscript (including tables, figures photos or legends) have been or will be published or submitted elsewhere. The journal discourages the submission of more than one article dealing with related aspects of the same study. All manuscripts are submitted online, Word Doc, with all figures, references, figure legends and tables in the same document. Will be used Times New Roman font 12 and 1.0 spacing throughout. Acceptable formats for pictures, photos, and figures are JPG or TIF. Authors will be confirmed by e-mail, acknowledgment of their submission.

TITLES AND AUTHORS´ NAMES. The manuscript will contain a page with a concise and descriptive title (12 words recommended), Times New Roman font 12, upper case, bold. This page will include also the following information: the name (bold) and first name of the authors, without their professional and/or scientific degrees, including their affiliations, Times New Roman font 12, italic. Affiliations should be specified by numbers and not symbols (e.g. 1"Ana Aslan" National Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Bucharest, Romania, 2"Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania). If all authors were main authors and so, had equal contributions to the paper, then the authors should be listed in a subtitle, in alphabetical order, followed by their contact e-mails. The corresponding author and his contact e-mail must be written just after the institutional affiliations.

ABSTRACT. After title and authors will insert the abstract in English, as well as Romanian version, each of them with no more than 250 words, Times New Roman font 12.

KEY WORDS. In the bottom of each abstract version, should be added three to five key words.

HEADINGS. Manuscripts that show the results of original studies must contain 2500 words maximum and include the following sections: Introduction, in which the objectives and assumptions should be clearly stated; Materials and Methods; Results; Discussions; Conclusions. In the section "Results" should be included tables, figures and figure legends.

REFERENCES. References will contain maximum 30 titles, representing recent publications (in the past 10 years). Old publications are accepted only if they have special importance in the respective field. References must be numbered consecutively as they are cited. List only the first three authors followed by et al. The following are sample references:

For journal articles: Shapiro A.M.J., Lakey J.R.T., Ryan E.A., et al. Islet transplantation in seven patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus using a glucocorticoid-free immunosuppressive regimen, N. Engl. J. Med., 2000, vol. 343, 4: 230-238.

For journal articles in electronic format: Niki E. Role of vitaminE as a lipid-soluble peroxyl radical scavenger: in vitro and in vivo evidence, Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 2014, 66: 3–12.

For books: Goadsby P. J. Pathophysiology of headache. In: S. D. Silberstein, R.B. Lipton and D. J. Dalessio (Eds.), Wolff´s headache and other head pain 7th ed. 2001, Oxford, England: Oxford University Press (pp. 57-72).

For conference paper: Brown S. & Caste V. Integrated obstacle detection framework. Paper presented at the IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, May 2004, Detroit, MI.

For conference Paper from the Internet: Balakrishnan R. Why aren´t we using 3d user interfaces, and will we ever? Paper presented at the IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces March 25-26, 2006. doi:10.1109/VR.2006.148

ILLUSTRATIONS. Figures should be professionally designed. The title will be under the figure, Times New Roman font 10, and for numbering will be used Arabic numerals. Photo files must be submitted in JPG or TIF format and 300 dpi resolution. If photographs of patients are used, is necessary either written permission of the patient or their pictures should not be identifiable.


The title of every table should be written above, with Roman numerals for numbering, Times New Roman font 10. Place explanatory matter in footnotes. Do not repeat results of the tables as illustrations.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. Acknowledgments should be included before "References", using 30 words maximum. Authors can express gratitude for support in the conduct of research projects.


The full term for which an abbreviation (acronym) stands should precede its first use in the text.


Generic names should generally be used. When proprietary brands are used in research, include the brand name in parentheses in the "Materials and Methods" section.


Measurements of length, height, weight and volume should be reported in metric units (meter, kilogram, or liter or their decimal multiples). Temperatures should be given in degrees Celsius. Blood pressures should be given in mm Hg. All hematological and clinical chemistry measurements should be reported in the metric system in terms of the International System of Units.

PERMISSIONS. The authors take full responsibility for original materials, copyright trespassing and international ethical standards.

EVALUATION OF MANUSCRIPTS FOR PUBLICATION. Manuscripts are examined by the editorial staff and are usually sent to outside reviewers. Authors can suggest the names of possible reviewers, but we reserve the right of final selection. Decisions about potentially acceptable manuscripts may take longer.

The Romanian Journal of Gerontology and Geriatrics is published by the Romanian Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics, which is affiliated to the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, member of the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society and of the UEMS - Geriatrics Section. More information about subscriptions to the journal or membership of this society may be provided at:

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