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- The text follows the journal's formatting requirements according to the "Guidelines for Authors"found in the "Submissions" section.
Original ArticlesOriginal articles are those that result from a research. In GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS there are more details on the rules for this type of article.
Case ReportsCase Reports may include up to three cases, while a larger number features a Case Series. Case Reports require approval by a Research Ethics Committee, as well as Original Articles. See more details in GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS A maximum of five authors, which have participated effectively in the preparation of the report, are admitted.
Currently, Scientia Medica is only publishing review articles invited by the journal's editorial staff. Nevertheless, even those invited articles will be submitted to peer-review, following the usual procedure.
Please see more details on the guidelines for this type of article in RULES FOR REVIEW ARTICLES
Education in Health SciencesThis section includes articles on Medical Education or other disciplines within the Health Sciences
Brief ComunicationsBrief Communications are short articles, with a limit of 1,500 words (excluding references and tables). The paper should follow the structured format of the original articles. A Brief Communication is justified only in special cases of a given research which data are very important to be disclosed, but are not yet complete.
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