Author Guidelines

Submit articles to the following address: 

Editor in chief Jurnal Anestesi Obstetri Indonesia (JAOI), Department Anesthesiology and intensive Care Dr. Sardjito General Hospital Yogyakarta

Published articles must adhere to the following criteria: The final manuscript must not be a previously published manuscript in other national journals. The manuscript in scientific proceedings may be submitted after gaining clearance from the proceeding’s committee.

Research Articles

Original research articles in Obstetrics and Critical Care for colleagues. Research articles consist of: Title in Indonesian and English, abstract in Indonesian and English, introduction, subjects and methods, results, discussion, conclusion, and references.

Case Reports

Case reports consist of interesting clinical cases in Obstetrics and Critical Care for colleagues. Case reports consist of title in Indonesian and English, abstract in Indonesian and English, introduction, case report, discussion, conclusion, and references.

Literature Review

Literature review consist of topics in in Obstetrics and Critical Care for colleagues. Literature review consists of title in Indonesian and English, abstract in Indonesian and English, introduction, literature review, conclusion, and references.

Article Writing

Research Abstract: Less than 250 words. Consists of IMRAD (Introduction, Method, Result, and Discussion). In the introduction containing the background and objectives of the study, the method contains subjects and methods, the results contain the most important results, and the discussion ends with a conclusion

Case Report Abstract: Consisting of introduction, cases, discussion, and conclusions

Literature Review: Consists of introduction, content, and conclusions

Title and Author

he title of the manuscript is written not using abbreviations. Indonesian title, no more than 12 words, English title does not exceed 10 words. he author's name is written in full with an academic degree, the name of the department and institution, as well as a correspondence address and e-mail address of the author.

Abstract and Key Words

Abstract written in Indonesian and English and no more than 250 words.


Tables and figures are presented in separate sheets and their location is mentioned in the narrative text. The title of the table is placed above and each table is given information according to the numbers written in Arabic numerals. Each abbreviation in the table is given a description in the form of footnotes below the table. Images are numbered with Arabic numerals and names / captions are placed under the images. Descriptions in figures and tables must be informative enough, so that they are easy to understand


Figures or photograph must be captioned on the bottom of the picture, containing the source of the picture or if the picture was taken independently by the author. Each figure must be given a number according to the order of appearance in the manuscript. The manuscript must not exceed 6 figures in total. If tables are present in the manuscript, the combined amount of both must not exceed 6.

Statistical Methods

The statistical method used must be explained in the methodology chapter. For methods that are rarely used, they should be explained in detail and given reference information.


Acknowledgement section is written in brief and concise manner to express gratitude on others whom may have aided in the writing of the manuscript without writing the titles of each individual.


References  compiled in accordance with Vancouver provisions, should be no more than 30 pieces and in the form of the latest references in the last 8 years. References are numbered in the order in which they appear in the text. Avoid the use of abstracts and personal communication, unless very important. Journal names are abbreviated according to those listed in the Medicus Index.


Include "et al" if more than 6 authors :

Bateman BT, Mhyre JM, Ehrenfeld J, Kheterpal S, Abbey KR, Argalious M, et al.  The risk and outcomes of epidural hematomas after perioperative and obstetric epidural catheterization:  a report from the multicenter perioperative outcomes gruoup research consortium.  Anesth Analg 2013; 116:  1380-5.

 Organization as a writer:

The Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology Working Group.  Current state of knowledge on aetiology, diagnosis, management and therapy of peripartum cardiomyopathy.  Eur J Heart Fail 2010; 12:  767-78.

No author's name:

Cancer in South Africa (editorial).  S Afr Med J 1994; 84:  15.

Books and Monographs 

Individual writer:

Norris MC.  Handbook of Obstetric Anesthesia.  2000.  Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Chapters in the book:

Eldridge J.  Obstetric anaesthesia and analgesia.  In:  Alman KG, Wilson IH (eds).  Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia, 3rd ed.  Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2014; 2014:  735-98.

Organization as a writer and publishing:

Institute of Medicine (US).  Looking at the future of the Medicaid Programme.  Washington (DC):  The Institute, 1992.

Editor as a writer:

Boom CE.  Anestesia untuk operasi nonjantung pada pasien dewasa dengan kelainan jantung.  In:  Boom CE (ed).  Panduan Klinis Perioperatif Kardiovaskuler Anestesia.  Jakarta, Aksara Bermakna; 2013:  176-84.

Electronic Articles

Journal Articles in Electronic Format

Lipton B, Fosha D. Attachment as a transformative process in AEDP: operationalizing the intersection of attachment theory and affective neuroscience. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration [Online Journal] 2011 [downloaded 25 November 2011]. Available from: