SciTeMed journals provide a video article section designed to be presented as a detailed "how to" multimedia manual for clinical procedures or surgeries. The type of publication should offer a unique, substantive approach to an existing clinical practice. Originality and quality of illustrations are essential ingredients. Authors should submit a manuscript (video article) that contains the following sections: introduction, indications, procedures, potential complications, and discussion. Key pictures captured from the videos needs to be included in the manuscript. There are no restrictions on word count or number of figures. However, the video article should be easy to read and should be quick way to review clinical pearls. The authors should provide legends of pictures and videos that contain no more than 100 words. There should be text notes, explanations or descriptions in the video.
Example of video submission
Authors are encouraged to submit a video abstract along with any type of article. Video abstracts display videos of authors explaining their research in their own words. It helps authors connect and communicate with readers in a engaging way. It also helps the readers understand the authors’ ideas as well as the contents of the articles.
Videos can be submitted as supplementary materials in any types of article. For examplae, videos can be submitted along with original articles or images. A video file submitted for consideration for publication should be in complete and final format and at as high a resolution as possible. Any editing of the video will be the responsibility of the author. SciTeMed supports several kinds of video file, including the following common formats: MOV, MP4 (MPEG4), AVI, WMV, FLV, 3GP, MPEGPS, and WebM. The video aspect ratio should be set as 4:3 or 16:9 (widescreen). Please use H.264 for the video codec. The video file should be prepared with the resolution no less than 1280x720 (720p). The frame rate should be between 25-60 frames/sec. The bitrate should be 5 Mbps or higher. The information of patients should be deleted from the video. The file size should be less than 2 GB. You can compress large video files by using Handbrake, a free software. Please submit your videos via: www.wetransfer.com.