Must preferably be endorsed by an appropriate body prior to consideration and all conflicts of interest expressed.

  • A structured abstract not exceeding 450 words (please note the requirement for the Study synopsis outlined under General Formatting Guidelines)
  • Recommended sub-headings: Background and recommendations (a conclusion sub-heading is optional).
  • Sections and sub-sections must be numbered consecutively (e.g. 1. Introduction; 1.1 Definitions; 2. etc.) and summarised in a Table of Contents.
  • References, appendices, figures and tables must be kept to a minimum.