Pharmacotherapy of ADHD
Formal recommendations, requirements – size: 50,000 – 100,000 characters (without spaces) = 30-40 pages (max. 50 pages with title page and references) – Times New Roman 12 point, 1.5-line spacing, justified. – Margins: 2 cm everywhere, excluding left (margin in book-binding): 3 cm. – Page numbering – Structure of the thesis: o title page (see above) o table of content o list of abbreviations o introduction o discussion (separate chapters, decimal numbering of the headings, e.g. 1.1.1) o summary o bibliography o declaration of originality and defense note (see below) – Figures: should be numbered and supplied with explaining legends and references under the figure, with referring to the figure in the text. – Tables: should be numbered and supplied with title and references above the table, with referring to the table in the text. Interpretation, if necessary, in the footnotes. – Bibliography Referring in the text, numbering according to the occurrence or in alphabetic order of the authors. At most 25 references are allowed to cite. Pharmacotherapy of ADHD Primarily, the thesis should be based on recent reviews, although citation of certain research articles may occasionally be necessary.
The style of citation should be prepared in a uniform manner; the use of a software for reference listing (EndNote, Reference Manager) is recommended. Recommended format: Vancouver Style o article: Russell FD, Coopell AL, Davenport AP. In vitro enzymatic processing of radiolabelled big ET-1 in human kidney as a food ingredient. Biochem Pharmacol 1998; 55: 679-701. o book: DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACODYNAMICS, SEMMELWEIS UNIVERSITY 3 Lodish H, Baltimore D, Berk A, Zipursky SL, Matsudaira P, Darnell J. Molecular cell biology. 3rd ed. New York: Scientific American; 1995. o book chapter: Porter RJ, Meldrum BS. Antiepileptic drugs. In: Katzung BG, editor. Basic and clinical pharmacology. 6th ed. Norwalk (CN): Appleton and Lange; 1995. p. 361-80. o internet: National Organization of Rare Diseases [online]. 1999 Aug 16 [cited 1999 Aug 21]; available from: URL:http://www.rarediseases.org/ Literature research Useful home pages: – Central Library of Semmelweis University: http://www.lib.sote.hu/ – PubMed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ – EMA and FDA pharmaceutical databases: http://www.ema.europa.eu/ema/index.jsp?curl=pages/medicines/landing/epar_search.j sp&mid=WC0b01ac058001d124 http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/default.htm – Medscape Pharmacist: http://www.medscape.com/pharmacists – Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page – Google (to find figures and images as well – in appropriate resolution) Schedule of thesis preparation – The student is obligated to consult 3 times in both the 8 th and 9 th semester. – Until the end of the 8 th semester, the student should come to know and study literature on the subject intensively and on this basis should structure the thesis. – Until the end of the 9 th semester, the main parts of the thesis should be prepared. – Thesis preparation must be signed in the index by the head of the department if work on the thesis is verified by the tutor, although it can be rejected in case of unaccomplished obligation. – Deadline of thesis submission: 1 st March (covered, in two copies). – Defense of thesis is in front of a three-member committee, until the 20th, March DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACODYNAMICS, SEMMELWEIS UNIVERSITY 4 Declaration of originality should be included into the diploma work and signed by the author: DECLARATION I, name of the student hereby declare that this piece of written work is the result of my own independent scholarly work, and that in all cases material from the work of others (in books, articles, essays, dissertations, and on the internet) is acknowledged, and quotations and paraphrases are clearly indicated. No material other than that listed has been used. Budapest, Date signature Appendix for defense should be included: DEFENSE OF DIPLOMA WORK This diploma work, entitled „Title” is prepared by student’s name (ID #: …) in the Pharmacist Master Program of Faculty of Pharmacy, Semmelweis University. The student defended the thesis Pharmacotherapy of ADHD