INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS
Scope and policy
Revista Chilena de Cardiología
publishes research articles in the cardiovascular field. Clinical and
basic research articles are accepted. Through editorials and review articles
the journal contributes to continued medical education. A peer review
process is applied before accepting a paper for publication. The journal
should be of interest to cardiologists, cardiac and vascular surgeons,
general internists and medical students and fellows. It is published quarterly
since 1982 by the Sociedad Chilena de Cardiología.
Form and preparation of manuscripts
Instructions to Authors
Characteristics of Articles:
A maximum extension of 250 words should be adhered to. Separate paragraphs subtitled Background, Aim, Methods, Results and Conclusion should be used to organize the abstract. Abbreviations should be limited to a maximum of 4, since they make reading the text more difficult. No Tables of Figures are allowed in the abstract.
A version of the abstract written in English is highly recommended. The Editors may help with this requirement.
Following the abstract, 3 or 4 keywords should be selected from those available as “Medical Subject Headings” of Index Medicus (www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh; also available through Google).
Main text of the paper:
Reference in electronic format should include author, article title, journal of origin with the information included in previous paragraphs, website and consultation date. Example: Int J Cardiol 2009; 29: 300E-304E. Available in http://www.ees.elsevier.com/ijc/ (acceded July 2, 2009).
Tables and Figures
Editorials and other special articles are directly requested by the editorial committee to selected experts.
Check lists and declarations relating to authorship should be delivered along with the manuscript, with all information and signatures requested.
Sending of manuscripts
The main author must review the summary sheet and mark
the corresponding check boxes. Co-authors must be listed and should sign
the reverse side of the sheet. This information must be attached to the
manuscript and submitted along with it.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR AUTHORSHIP IDENTIFICATION
Each co-author must sign this statement which should be made available along with the Instructions for manuscript requirements. Should the available space be insufficient for the signatures of all co-authors, additional copies of this sheet can be used.
TITLE OF THE MANUSCRIPT:
As co-author I declare that and identical text of the present manuscript will not be submitted for publication in other journals, either national or international, unless the Editor of this Journal gives a written authorization to this effect.
In the appropriate column I give the code indicating
my participation in the present manuscript, according to the following
Should the manuscript be accepted for publication, we do not authorize the inclusion of the following information due to the following reason (s):
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