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SANCHEZ HERNANDEZ, Ernesto et al. Restrictive factors of the scientific production in health professionals. MEDISAN [online]. 2016, vol.20, n.1, pp.28-34. ISSN 1029-3019.

A descriptive and cross sectional study of 96 masters in sciences from "Dr. Joaquín Castillo Duany" Teaching Provincial Hospital in Santiago de Cuba, was carried out from March to July, 2015, aimed at characterizing the interests, professional needs and organization and management process for the scientific work. Among the members of the series the highest interest when publishing was for the promotion from teaching category, while the lack of time and the excess of requirements by the editorials were the restrictive individual reasons for the publication; equally, the professionals assured that delay existed in the reception, approval and final publication of the research, and they recognized their lack of skills in the use of the scientific method. It was concluded that the low scientific production in the institution was multifactorial and the projection of new strategies was recommended that motivated the creation and its popularization, according to the present state policy agreed in Cuba

Keywords : scientific work; biomedical journals; health professionals; editorial policies.

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