Works will be unpublished: Once approved they won't be able to undergo the consideration of another magazine for a multiple publication without the due authorization of the editorial committee of "Revista Habanera de Ciencias Medicas".
· Size: The maximun extension will be of twelve sheets for the original works, twelve for the revisions and four for brief communications, eight for case reports included the charts and figures.
Presentation of the articles: Articles will be presented in electronic
format, to double Space with non inferior margins at 2,5 and in size sheets
A4. All pages will be numbered in Arabic and consecutively starting from
the first one. The articles will be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
· Subsequently: It will appear a structured summary in no more than 250 words containig the objectives, methods, main results and conclusions of the work. The content of the document will be reflected by using from 3 to 10 terms or phrases(key words) at the bottom of the abstract and in order of importance. Next to the summary in Spanish the translation to English will appear.
· Bibliographical index: They will be written in double space, French paragraph and in aside sheet. Recommendations made by the international committee of Editors of Medical Magazines will be followed in order to prepare the works that intend for publication. The bibliographical references will be numbered according to the order they appear in the text and they will be identified in Arabic numbers and among brackets.
of personal communications and unpublished documents will be avoided.The
references of the articles approved for their publication will be included
indicating the title of the magazine and the explanation in press between
The titles of the magazines will be abbreviated according to the norms of Index Medicus (list of journals indexed in Index Medicus). No element will be stand out by using capital letters or underlined phrases.Classification of the bibliographical elements and the use of punctuation marks prescribed by Vancouver style will be observed.
The publications of results of original investigations will have as minimum 50% of criteria belonging to the last 5 years while the revisions will need 70% of updated references. Presentation of case reports will have a minimum of 10 bibliographical references with at least a 40% of the last 5 years. Next, some examples of the main cases.
Optionally the omisión in the number of the magazine is admitted with serial paging for each volume.
BOOKS AND OTHER MONOGRAPHS
models and annexes: They will be numbered consecutively and they should
appear mentioned in the text. Charts will be adjusted to the format of
the publication and the editorial will be able to modify them if there
are technical difficulties.
Figures: Pictures, graphics, drawings, outlines, maps, computer exits, other graphic representations and non lineal formulas will be denominated figures and they will have Arabic serial numeration . The total of the figures and charts will ascend to 5 for original works and 3 for brief communications and case reports.
Abbreviations and initials: It will be preceded by the complete name first time they appear in the text. They won't figure in titles or abstracts. Only those of international use will be used.
system of unit (SI): All the lab results will be informed in units
of the SI.If authors want to add traditional units, these will be written
Works that are not adjusted to these instructions will be returned to the authors. Works editorially revised will undergo an arbitration process double blind, that is, neither authors nor referees know the identity or institution of the articles. If the article is accepted with small arrangements the author should modify them in a term of 15 days. To facilitate the elaboration of the originals authors are guided to consult the requirements already pointed out.
All the rights reserved are for the University of Medical Sciences of Havana on the original works published in its magazine. For their total or partial reproduction the original magazine will be mentioned and two copies of the work will be sent to our address.
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