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Author Guidelines

Naskah yang diserahkan harus ditujukan kepada pemimpin redaksi Scientific Journal of Nursing Research (SJNR). Naskah harus diserahkan secara online oleh pengguna terdaftar. Anda dapat dengan mudah mendaftar dengan sistem jurnal.

Scientific Journal of Nursing Research is a scientific journal devoted to research and development publications in the field of nursing, such as surgical medical nursing, emergency, and critical nursing, nursing, maternity nursing, community nursing, gerontic nursing, nursing management, mental nursing, and other fields related. Articles can be research results, systematic reviews, case studies, scientific studies, and analysis and problem-solving in relevant nursing fields.


Researchers from Universities, Research Institutes, and Hospitals.

Abstract and Indexer

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Writing Guidelines


Jurnal includes research and developments in nursing fields, such as surgical medical nursing, emergency, and critical nursing, pediatric nursing, maternity nursing, community nursing, gerontologic nursing, nursing management, and other related fields.

Type of article

Jurnal  receives a full research article, systematic review, and case study. Generally, the full research article, systematic review, and case study do not exceed 12 pages (4000-5000 words). The article should be written in English. A copy of institutional review board (IRB) approval is required for any research published in Jurnal Keperawatan Soedirman. The number of IRB approval should be provided in the methods section.


Author Statement

Before the article is published, we will provide an author statement form which includes originality, not in process or published elsewhere, author agreements, no conflict of interest, and transfer of copyright rights. The statement form can be downloaded here. Please upload the document in the supplementary section.

Preparation of the Manuscript

The manuscript is written with word processing software (eg Microsoft-Word), for improved journal quality, articles preferably in English, typed in Arial Narrow 12 size font, 1.5 spaced density, on A4 size paper, with left and top borders 3 cm while the right and bottom edge of 2.5 cm.

Article Structure

The article structure used for primary sessions uses bold no-numbering (eg Abstract, Introduction), and more detailed sessions can use numbering 1,2, and 3 or a, b, and c.


The title section consists of:

1. The title of the article (not exceeding 20 words).

2. Author's name and its affiliation (institution). The author responsible for the correspondence, marked "*", which is then under affiliation given the "*" email address"


The abstract should be concise, maximum 200 words, written both in Indonesian and English. The abstract contains a summary of the research's background, objectives, methods, key results, and main conclusions. It should be avoided writing libraries or citations in abstracts and abbreviated abbreviations.


Keywords in Indonesian and abstract English, containing 3-5 keywords. It should be avoided the use of abbreviations and words that can cause many perceptions. It should be chosen the right words so that people can find related articles by entering keywords in the search.


The introduction contains the objectives and hypotheses of the study accompanied by appropriate rearranges. Detailed literature writing and the conclusion of research results should be avoided in this section.


This section contains tools and materials specifically used in the research as well as the workings of research methods undertaken. The workings that already existed in previous research, should be included in the reference and only modification if da which needs to be written in detail.


Results should reveal and explain the results of the research that has been done in the form of tables or pictures obtained.


The obtained result is then discussed by comparing with the results of previous research. Other sources of references (of the previous research) are aimed at strengthening the argumentation of the results of research that has been done. The sources of references in the discussion must meet the scientific requirements (journal, textbook or proceedings).


Conclusion and Recommendation

Conclusions from the results of research conducted delivered briefly and clearly


In this section can be expressed thanks to institutions, experts or other bodies that play an important role in the implementation of research undertaken.


If necessary to deliver important supporting data, it can be attached in a separate session of the main article. Attachments can be video, images, computer simulation files or data sets.

Math formula

Simple mathematical formulas should use a slash (/) to replace a horizontal line, for example, X / Y.


The displayed image or picture must be clear, at least 300 dpi resolution. Images created with programs such as Microsoft Word® or Microsoft Powerpoint® can be delivered as-is.

Image Title

The title is written underdrawings, middle averages, capital letters at the beginning of a sentence. Avoid unusual use of abbreviations. The title pointer of the image is thick (for example, Figure 1. Influence Z on Y under X).


The table is given a horizontal line in the header (first row) and end of the table only, with no vertical lines.

Table title

The title is written above the table, left flat.



80% referenced library is a journal (primary source) with a maximum age of 10 years.

Writing Library

Writing Library refers to APA (American Psychological Association) 6th edition. When using the library management software (Reference Manager), the style can be downloaded on each website:


Example of writing

In writing

Single author

In one developmental study (Smith, 1990), children learned ...


In the study by Smith (1990), primary school children ...


In 1990, Smith's study of primary school children ...

Plural authors

The first citation: Masserton, Slonowski, and Slowinski (1989) state that ...

Next citation: Masserton et al. (1989) state that ...

 Some references in a sentence

Several studies (Jones & Powell, 1993; Peterson, 1995, 1998; Smith, 1990) suggest that ...

Writing in the References


Strunk, W., & White, E. B. (1979). The guide to everything and then some more stuff. New York, NY: Macmillan.

Gregory, G., & Parry, T. (2006). Designing brain-compatible learning (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.

Book chapter:

Bergquist, J. M. (1992). German Americans. In J. D. Buenker & L. A. Ratner (Eds.), Multiculturalism in the United States: A comparative guide to acculturation and ethnicity (pp. 53-76). New York, NY: Greenwood.

Journal with DOI:

Fatoni, A., Numnuam, A., Kanatharana, P., Limbut, W., Thammakhet, C., & Thavarungkul, P. (2013). A highly stable oxygen-independent glucose biosensor based on a chitosan-albumin cryogel incorporated with carbon nanotubes and ferrocene. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 185(0), 725-734. DOI:10.1016/j.snb.2013.05.056

Journal without DOI (DOI not available):

Hermawan, D., Yatim, I. M., Ab Rahim, K., Sanagi, M. M., Ibrahim, W. A. W., & Aboul-Enein, H. Y. (2013). Comparison of HPLC and MEEKC for Miconazole Nitrate Determination in Pharmaceutical Formulation. Chromatographia, 76(21-22), 1527-1536.

Hamfi, A. G. (1981). The funny nature of dogs. E-journal of Applied Psychology, 2(2), 38 -48. Retrieved from


Zusfahair, Ningsih, D. R., & Kartika, D. (2015). The potency of Amylase Producing Bacteria in the Liquid Waste of Tapioca Factory. Paper presented at the 1st Pharmacy International Conference, Purwokerto, Indonesia.

Online Newspaper:

Becker, E. (2001, August 27). Prairie farmers reap conservation's rewards. The New York Times. Retrieved from


Brislin, R. W. (1984). Cross-cultural psychology. In R. J. Corsini (Ed.), Encyclopedia of psychology (Vol. 1, pp. 319-327). New York, NY: Wiley.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Open Office, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Copyright Notice

The Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that if accepted for publication, copyright of the article shall be assigned to Pontianak International Journal of Health Science as publisher of the journal.

Copyright encompasses exclusive rights to reproduce and deliver the article in all form and media, including reprints, photographs, microfilms and any other similar reproductions, as well as translations. The reproduction of any part of this journal, its storage in databases and its transmission by any form or media, such as electronic, electrostatic and mechanical copies, photocopies, recordings, magnetic media, etc., will be allowed only with a written permission from Pontianak International Journal of Health Science and Politeknik Kesehatan Kementerian Kesehatan Pontianak.

Pontianak International Journal of Health Sciences and Politeknik Kesehatan Kementerian Kesehatan Pontianak, the Editors and the Advisory International Editorial Board make every effort to ensure that no wrong or misleading data, opinions or statements be published in the journal. In any way, the contents of the articles and advertisements published in the Pontianak International Journal of Health Sciences are sole and exclusive responsibility of their respective authors and advertisers.

The Copyright Transfer Form can be downloaded here: [Copyright Transfer Form PIJHS 2018]

The copyright form should be signed originally and send to the Editorial Office in the form of original mail, scanned document or fax : 

Dr. Kelana Kusuma Dharma, S.Kep, M. Kep (Editor-in-Chief)

Pontianak International Journal of Health Sciences, Politeknik Kesehatan Kementerian Kesehatan Pontianak

Jl. 28 Oktober-Siantan Hulu, Pontianak, West Borneo, Indonesia.

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