About the Journal

Aims and Scope

SCRIPTA SCORE Scientific Medical Journal is a journal aimed to provide a forum for publishing scientific articles in the field of basic and clinical medical or health science. To achieve its aim, SCRIPTA SCORE Scientific Medical Journal publishes research articles, review articles, and case reports especially manuscript with a regional, national, and international data to raise the interest of the reader in health science.

Scope of this journal:

  • Allergy and immunology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Biomedical science
  • Cardiovascular
  • Cell and molecular biology
  • Clinical pathology
  • Community medicine & public health
  • Dermato-venereology
  • Gastroenterohepatology
  • Geriatrics
  • Histopathology
  • Internal medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral medicine
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Pediatric
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Surgery
  • Tropical Medicine

Section Policies

Research Articles
Open Submissions Indexed Peer Reviewed


Review Articles
Open Submissions Indexed Peer Reviewed


Case Reports
Open Submissions Indexed Peer Reviewed

Publication Frequency

SCRIPTA SCORE Scientific Medical Journal publishes an issue 2 (two) times a year, spesifically in February and August. It is electronically published via journal website http://talenta.usu.ac.id/SCRIPTA.

Commencement of publication (Printed): 2011
Commencement of publication (Online): August 2019

Peer Review Process

Manuscript (research article, review article, and case report) will be submitted by author to the editorial board. Manuscript is made either in English or Indonesian with abstracts written in English and Indonesian. The manuscript then be reviewed by the editorial board whether the manuscript will be process to review stage or put at waiting list for a temporary. Editorial board will review the format of the manuscript (submitted by the authors) whether it’s suit with the formatting of SCRIPTA SCORE Scientific Medical Journal (guideline is available) and plagiarism check. Manuscript indicated to plagiarism >20% will have to be re-worked or rejected if could not fulfil the requirement.

Manuscript passed this process will continue to double-blind peer-review process. The reviewer of the manuscript is someone who understands the main topic of the manuscript and able to give a relevant review to guide the editorial board in publishing the manuscript. The manuscript will be submitted to the reviewer for 2-4 weeks after the manuscript was submitted to the reviewer. The main concern of the reviewer is the scientific and ethical content of the manuscript. After the review completed, the result of the review can be submitted to the editorial board through the Open Journal System (OJS) by the reviewer itself.

After the manuscripts passed the review stage, reviewers' comment will be reviewed by the editorial board about the appropriateness and validity of the manuscript. The editorial board will state the editorial decision. The manuscript may be directly accepted, declined, or require revision. If the reviewer stated the manuscript is ready to be published without any revision, then the manuscript can directly enter the publishing phase immediately. Meanwhile, if the reviewer stated the manuscript needs some revisions by the author about the scientific content or ethical content, then the editorial board will return the manuscript and comments to the author to be revised according to the review of the reviewer.The recommended or type of the revision by the reviewer can be whether a major revisions or minor revisions depending on the review of the reviewer. Revised manuscript will be checked by the editorial board for tracking changes and reported to the reviewer, whether considered to be accepted or required further revision.

In the publishing phase, editorial board will summarize the manuscript that has been stated ready to publish by the reviewer in 1 volume consisting at least 10 manuscripts. The included manuscripts in 1 volume is summarized according to the internal discussion of the editorial board. The author of the manuscripts will be given a notification about the date and volume of publication and the hardcopy of SCRIPTA SCORE Scientific Medical Journal by an automated email by the Open Journal System. The publication will be done offline through the hardcopy/print-out copy of the SCRIPTA SCORE Scientific Medical Journal or done online by publication using website (talenta.usu.ac.id/scripta).

Open Access Policy

SCRIPTA SCORE Scientific Medical Journal provides immediate open access to its content with the intention of creating a condition where the medical and health knowledge freely available to the public and especially to fellow medical and health students in purpose of supporting a greater global exchange of knowledge.


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