Editorials are the responsibility of the Editorial Board or requested by invitation of Editor chief. They are comments/reviews about current issues or magazine issues. They should not exceed 1200 words, a maximum of 15 references and may contain a picture or figure/ table. Have no abstract.
The original articles should contain the following sections: Abstract, Introduction; Material and Methods; Results; Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgements (if applicable) and References. The abstract should contain no more than 250 words and follow the same structure as the main text. Below should include a list of three to ten keywords in english and portuguese. The main text should not exceed 5000 words and may contain up to 8 figures and tables. The maximum number of references is 40.
The review articles can be systematic, quantitative or literature reviews and the structure is Abstract, Introduction, Objectives, Development, Conclusions, and References. The abstract should include a maximum of 250 words and follow the same structure as the main text. The maximum number of words in the main text should be 5000, which may include up to eight figures/tables and a maximum of 80 references.
The case reports should be unique cases duly studied and discussed. They should contain a brief Introduction, Case description and a succinct discussion including a summary conclusion. Should follow the following structure: Abstract, Introduction Case report, Discussion/Conclusions, and References. The abstract should contain no more than 150 words and follow the same structure as the main text. The text must contain a maximum of 2500 words at five figures/tables References should be at most 15.
What is your Diagnosis?
The section of What is your Diagnosis? Is dedicated to small case reports where the image is fundamental to the diagnosis. The images (two or three) should be relative to the clinical observation of the patient or a supplementary diagnosis. Should contain a description of the case that end with a question: What is your Diagnosis? Must be followed by the diagnosis, the orientation of the patient, a brief discussion and an abstract. Should contain three to ten keywords, the text should contain 2500 words and the maximum number of references should be 15.