to 5 keywords in English and Spanish (keywords) included in the list
of descriptors of Health Sciences (http://decs.bvs.br).
all that are used in the text, listed alphabetically. Only
abbreviated terms used in more than 3 times the abbreviation should
be defined after the first mention. It is not necessary to define
the abbreviations accepted by the magazine, whose list is attached
and can be reviewed at the Website.
Maximum 45 characters.
List number: pages, figures and tables.
Correspondence: name and postal address, phone number
and fax of the author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Sources of support: list of those who contributed
financially, with equipment, medicines and others.
Conflict of interest: detailed statement of all
potential conflicts of interest that may have the authors.
2. Abstract: maximum
250 words in Spanish and English, structured using the following
headings: Objective and rationale, methods, results and conclusion
(background and aim, methods, results and conclusion). Should not be
used abbreviations, references or footnotes.
3. Body of work:
Introduction: it expresses the intention of the
article. Place the subject within the existing knowledge.
Ultimately, the objective in a clear and precise.
Materials and methods clearly described the study
design, method of selection of subjects (inclusion and exclusion
criteria), instruments, laboratory, or other procedures used in
sufficient detail to be reproducible by the reader. Manuscripts that
report information obtained in humans should include a note in the
section of methods, to ensure that the study met the requirements
of the Ethics Committee of the Scientific-center. Manuscripts
that report animal experiments must include a note that ensure
compliance with recommendations for the management and care of
experimental animals and accurately identify the drugs and chemicals
used, including generic name, dosage and route of administration
must also describe clear statistical analysis and the software used,
and use units of measurement adopted conventional (IU or SI).
report the results in logical sequence in the text, tables and
illustrations. Not repeated in the text data in tables or
illustrations, nor discussed any results.
not repeat information given in another section (introduction,
results or materials); mentioned new and important aspects provided
by the study and the conclusions that can be obtained from the
results. Should compare and contrast the results with other relevant
reports in the literature. Indicates the limitations of the study
and referred to the impact on other current or future
investigations. No conclusions are derived from studies not
completed or proposed findings are not based on the results.
4. Acknowledgments and
partners: lists all the financial support or otherwise received
for conducting research. Persons who are to thank or mention must be
given written approval for the publication of his name.
5. References: follow
the recommended system for biomedical journals (www.ICMJE.org). Be
numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first
mentioned in the text. The title of journals should follow the
abbreviation mentioned in Medline
(http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=journals). Lists all
authors up to 6, if, after the sixth writes et al o and cols.
All items in the list of
references must be cited in the text and references cited in text
must appear in the list. The author should be able to provide
complete copy of all the articles cited. Do not use quotations from
personal communications or unpublished material (including theses
and conference materials), these can be written in parentheses (eg.:
Thesis, title, author, date, author's personal communication).
Review articles should include at least 35 citations, and the
• Zalaquett S. Canulación arterial axilar para
circulación extracorpórea. Rev med Chile 2003, 131: 390-396
• Lohse N, Hansen ABE,
Pedersen G, Kronborg G, Gerstoff J, Sorensen HT, et al. Survival of
persons with and without HIV Infection in Denmark. Ann Intern Med
Book: Ramírez J.
Cirugía cardiaca. Seg. ed. Bogotá: Editorial Científica, 1994.
• Piel G ¿Qué es un artículo científico? En: Day
Ra, ed. Cómo escribir y publicar trabajos científicos. Washington:
OMS, 1990: 8-14.
• Freedman M Inherited forms
of bone marrow failure. In: Hoffman R editor. Hematology: Basic
Principles and Practice. 4th edition Pennsylvania: Churchill
Livingstone, 2005: 234-238
• Aguilar M. Anestesia para cirugía laparoscópica. 17 páginas.
Recuperado el 12 de febrero de 2007, de http://www.monografias.com
• U.S. positions on selected
issues at the third negotiating session of the Framework Convention
on Tobacco Control. Washington, D.C.: Committee on Government
Reform, 2002. En:
6. Tables: self,
numbered consecutively in the text with Arabic numerals, and each
presented individually in a separate sheet with the number and title
centered and any explanatory note at the bottom, all double spaced.
7. Legend Figures:
printed double-spaced on a separate sheet and numbered according to
the order in which they are cited in the text. Must provide enough
information to interpret the figures without the need to refer to
8. Figures: should be
delivered 3 groups of figures, all illustrations should be marked on
the back with the number, the orientation (top) and the author's
name. The illustrations must be numbered in Arabic numerals
consecutively, according to its first mention in the text. It is
recommended that graphics and other computer normally are printed on
a laser printer quality.
9. Short communications
will be considered only concise work, original in its final version,
of great scientific importance. These manuscripts should not exceed
3000 words and include no more than 2 tables and 2 figures.
10. Case Report: Only
accepted in exceptional cases that pose a significant contribution
in the understanding of the pathophysiology, clinical features,
treatment or other aspects of the pathology, or provide material or
information relevant to future research. Not recommend more than 4
authors, but include those directly responsible for the case. The
presentation format is as follows: Summary unstructured maximum of
250 words in Spanish and English, introduction of no more than 2
paragraphs; case presentation in summary form, discussion including
diagnosis, recommended treatment, treatment options and prognosis;
references, no more than 10, according to the format and
recommended. The full text for a clinical case is 5 double-spaced
pages, with a limit of 30 lines per page, maximum 3 figures or
11. Reviews: The
Editorial Board will ask the majority of reviews by experts in the
area and assess articles submitted for review without request,
provided that it includes an author
clinical experience or research in the area that deals with the
article. Not recommend more than three authors.
12. Letters to the editor:
mainly those related to articles published in AMC will be
considered for publication. Shall promote scientific discussion on
medical topics, and addressed to the Editorial Committee, indicating
which are considered as correspondence and not as original article.
May contain a figure or table and no more than 500 words and
references 5, or be signed by more than three authors. The editors
reserve the right to edit letters to abbreviate or classify its