Before submitting the manuscript, make sure you have read and complied with the Guidelines for authors. All submissions must be made through the Open Journal Systems (OJS), for this you must be registered in the platform. If you have not done it, register here. Then log in with your username and start "Submission": the system will guide you during the process. You should have the following documents or files ready and attach them to the submitted paper:


1. Cover letter

Download the form here: read it, record the information and follow the checklist.


2. Article

Follow the RIICS recommendations related to the Preparation of the article.


3. Declaration of conflict of interest

Download the form here, record the requested information and sign it.


4. Figures

Illustrations, photographs, graphics, images, or designs should be presented in high resolution (jpg, png, tif), and in separate files.


5. Act of approval for the research

From the bioethics committee or other bodies that approved the study.


6. Informed consent for publishing

When data, photographs or material that identifies the participants of the study are included in the article.



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