Research articles constitute high quality original publications dealing with innovative aspects of basic and clinical rhinology research.
Standards of reporting
Rhinology online advocates the complete and transparent reporting of research and methods. Authors should append the appropriate reporting guideline checklist to their manuscript on submission. Checklists are available for a number of study designs from the EQUATOR Network.
The title page should:
Should be concise and informative and less than 100 characters. Please also provide a short title of 50 characters.
The Abstract should not exceed 250 words. Please minimize the use of abbreviations and do not cite references in the abstract. Reports of randomized controlled trials should follow the CONSORT extension for abstracts. The abstract must include the following separate sections:
Provide three to ten keywords representing the main content of the article, listed in alphabetical order.
Max. 3,500 words not including abstract, figure legends and references (please supply a word count).
Up to 50 references in the Journal's style.
Up to 6 figures and/or tables (total).If you wish to exceed any of the above, please state in the cover letter the reasons for an increase in length, number of figures or tables, or number of references.
The Background section should explain the background to the study, its aims, a summary of the existing literature and why this study was necessary or its contribution to the field.
The methods section should include:
Present the findings of the study including, if appropriate, results of statistical analysis which must be included either in the text or as tables and figures.
Discuss the implications of the findings in context of existing research and highlight limitations of the study.
State clearly the main conclusions and provide an explanation of the importance and relevance of the study reported.
List of abbreviations
If abbreviations are used in the text they should be defined in the text at first use, and a list of abbreviations should be provided.