Scope and policy
The Revista Virtual de la Sociedad Paraguaya de Medicina Internaadopts the guidelines for submission of manuscripts for publication of biomedical journals of the International Committee of Medical Journals Editors available in: http://www.tvg.be/full.php
1. Submit a copy of the article written in A4 size paper sheet, Times New Roman font, size 12, Microsoft Word© version, single space between the lines to the Secretariat's e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. The articles that do not comply with these requirements will not be admitted.
The approval of the submitted article is based in its relevance, originality and scientific validity. Final decision will be exclusively communicated to the corresponding author within six weeks of reception.
Author rights: The Virtual Journal of the Paraguayan Society of Internal Medicine assumes exclusive rights to edit, publish, reproduce, distribute copies, prepare derivative works on paper, electronic or multimedia, and include the article in national and international indexes or databases. The authors that submit their articles automatically grant the transfer of all copyrights to the Editor in Chief.
Ethical Issues: In works including experiments on humans, state whether the followed procedures meet the ethical standards of the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) and the Declaration of Helsinki of 1975, revised in 2000. Do not use patient name or initials or numbers that correspond to patients in the hospital, especially the illustrative material. You can not publish descriptions, photographs or other details that contribute to identify the patient unless the information is indispensable for the publication, in which case the patient, parent or legal guardian must express a written consent. In the case of animal experiments, indicate that the basic principles governing international regulations applicable to biomedical research on animals, prepared by the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) and the International Council for Laboratory Animal Science (ICLAS), have been complied.
Form and preparation of manuscripts
Drawings, schemes, graphics, maps and pictures are considered figures. Data presented in text and tables should not be repeated. Figures should be numbered by order of appearance in the text and the explanatory notes should be inserted below and will have enough information for interpretation without recurring to the text. The Editor-In-Chief has the right to establish limits in the number of figures.
The articles should follow valid orthographic rules using an easy language without ambiguities. The manuscript should have between 2,000 and 3,000 words without counting tables and bibliography. Links via internet will not be allowed in the text.
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