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Scope and policy
Articles may be written in Portuguese or English. For papers submitted in English, a Portuguese version of the final manuscript will be requested.
The paper submitted to Acta Paulista de Enfermagem and should not have been simultaneously submitted to another journal. The authors are entirely responsible for accuracy of the information and citations. If identified publication or simultaneous submission to another journal, the article will be rejected.The Acta follows the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors of http://publicationethics.org/
The platform for online submission of Acta Paulista Nursing is denominated ScholarOne, which is a complete system of workflow management for scientific journals, which manages the submission, peer review, production and publishing process more efficiently providing intelligent information to help make strategic decisions.
The editorial office receives and gives all the presented documentation through the online submission. The cases of non-compliance are returned to the corresponding author for appropriateness.
The editorial office sends to the editor-in-chief the manuscripts that follow the instructions for authors for her first editorial decision, which can be: continue the evaluation process, request a revision, or reject the manuscript. If, at the discretion of the editor-in-chief, the manuscript content is current and contributes to knowledge, but requires a revision, the manuscript is returned to the authors with a deadline for them to submit a new version.
Manuscripts will continue in the evaluation process are forwarded to the platform of submission to one of the associate editors. After evaluation of the manuscript the editor may suggest rejection or, if necessary, ad hoc consultants to indicate the area of the article to the analysis.
After receiving the analysis of ad hoc consultants, the associate publisher issues a critical appraisal based on the advice of consultants and recommend the acception or minor corrections or rejection of the manuscript to the chief editor.
The editor-in-chief takes the editorial decision and manuscripts recommended for publication by the associate editors are sent for analysis by the technical editor. Depending on her opinion, the editor-in-chief makes the final editorial decision, sends the manuscript to the corresponding author and asks its certified translation into English or Portuguese within seven days.
The Act presents certified translators who, in addition to technical competence, have nurses in their body of translators providing the certificate of translation, without which the article can not be published, as for The Portuguese language.
Accepted manuscripts for publication are now known as articles and get into editorial production.
When your article is accepted and is in production process: You can celebrate!
Articles accepted undergo to production, being edited and typeset.
Publish results of original research for advancement of practices of clinical, surgical, and management nursing, as well as education, research, and information and communication technology.
Formats and preparation of manuscripts
Before submitting an article to Acta Paulista de Enfermagem, please read the instructions carefully and consult the Standards Publishing. Link: http://www.scielo.br/revistas/ape/ape_Guidelines-for-manuscript-preparation.pdf
Preparing a manuscript for submission
Authors are reminded that rules of spelling and grammar in writing should be applied. If not meet these standards them manuscripts may be rejected immediately after submission. We suggest to send it to an independent expert to review the Portuguese before the first submission.
The academic plagiarism at any level is a crime and it goes against Brazilian law in Article 184 of the Penal Code and Article 7 paragraph three of the 9610-98 law that regulate the copyright, becoming thus civil and criminal matters.
The editorial conduct in case of detected plagiarism follows the guidelines of Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) http://publicationethics.org/
Authors are entire responsible for manuscripts and its do not reflect the opinion of the journal editors.
1. Documents for submission
2. Title page should contain:
3. Main Document
It must presente the title, abstract with key words and text of manuscript (don't presente any authors identification).
Submission of manuscripts
The articles must, necessarily, be submitted electronically, according to the instructions posted on the site: http://mc04.manuscriptcentral.com/ape-scielo
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