Aims and Scope

Journal of Medical Sciences, the official journal of Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Srinagar is a peer-reviewed multidisciplinary medical journal which publishes original research articles, reviews, brief communications, case reports and images in Medicine, Surgery, Basic Sciences, and their allied specialties. The Journal is published biannually and is available online as well.

Copyright and Photocopying

Papers accepted automatically become the copyright of JMS. Photocopies of the single article made for personal use is allowed as per National copyright laws. Permission by the editor/publisher is required for all other photocopying including multiple or systematic copyrights, copying for promotional purposes, resales, and all forms of document delivery.


The papers contained in the journal have been prepared and written by named authors. The statements, opinions, and ideas expressed within these papers are the sole responsibility of these authors and do not imply on opinion on the part of the officers or members of JMS Editorial Board. Therefore, neither SKIMS, nor office bearers, employees or agents of JMS editorial board are responsible for the accuracy or otherwise of any paper, and shall not be liable for any claim, damage or loss arising from the contents of any paper, or any use of which they may be put by any person. Readers are urged to exercise professional caution in undertaking any of the recommendations or suggestion made by the authors.