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INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS

 

Editorial policy

Anna Nery School Journal of Nursing is a vehicle for scientific comunication sustained by Anna Nery Nursing School, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, since 1997. The Journal’s mission is publish an original manuscripts related to Nursing, Healthcare and other areas of knowledge whenever there is interfaces in Health and Nursing Science.
Manuscript Submission: Manuscripts must be submitted exclusively to the Anna Nery School Journal of Nursing, followed by the “Statement of responsibility and copyright transference to Escola Anna Nery Revista de Enfermagem” (at the end of this Instructions to Authors), and it is not permitted to do a simultaneous submission to another Journal.
Responsibility for the content of the manuscript: The concepts, ideas and opinions expressed in articles published as well as the accuracy, adequacy and merits of bibliographic citations are the entire responsibility of the author (s), not necessarily reflecting the position of the Editorial Board, Editor-in-Chief, Assistant Editor and Associate Editors. For this content, the authors should sign a Statement of responsibility and copyright transference to Escola Anna Nery Revista de Enfermagem” (at the end of this Instructions to Authors). After that, the authors should submit your article through SchoolarOne SciELO System, accessed on the website of the Journal: www.revistaenfermagem.eean.edu.br., or directly on the SciELO webpage: https://mc04.manuscriptcentral.com/ean-scielo
The Journal editorial practice, in case of  scientific misconduct, such as  plagiarism, self plagiarism, data falsification or fabrication, misuse of reference or citation, duplicity, authorship disputes, follow the procedures, checklists and guidelines of the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) http://publicationethics.org/.

The Journal also adopts eletronic tracking tools for plagiarism detection. Thus, the authors must be aware of the legal implications and retraction process in scientific publications recommended by the COPE available in http://publicationethics.org/.

Decision about the publication: The Editorial Board has full authority to decide on the selection and publication of manuscripts, when they present the requirements adopted for the evaluation of its scientific merit, considering its originality, priority, timeliness, clarity and knowledge of the relevant literature and proper definition of the subject studied.
Compliance with the requirements of research ethics: The article should contain explicit information on the ethical principles of research, in accordance with the guidelines and regulations of each country.

  1. The manuscript of a Brazilian study involving research or an experience report with human subjects should be attached at the "supplementary file" bar, the copy of the document approved by a Research Ethics Committee (in accordance with Resolution. nº 196 of 1996, from the National Health Council (CNS), for studies conducted up to the year 2012 and Resolution No. 466 of 2012, by CNS, from the year of 2013).
  2. For research articles developed in other countries, the authors must meet the regulation of research ethics in the country, sending copy of document evidencing the approval by attaching it at "supplementary files" bar.

Conflict of interest: Authors are responsible for recognizing and inform the Editorial Board on the existence of conflicts of interest, especifying the conflict nature, that might have any influence on their manuscript.

  1. Financial connections of any organization should be reported by each of the authors in individual statements, as available in SchoolarOne system in step-by-step to the submission of the manuscript. Financial conflicts of interest when it involves direct financing resources, employment, consultancies, ownership actions and fees are the most easily identified and most likely to compromise the credibility of the publication, by the authors and the science itself. Conflicts with other motivations, such as personal relationships, academic competition, and intellectual passion can also occur.

Peer review: The manuscript will be submitted for review and appraisal by two reviewers, researchers with an established competence in the knowledge area of the manuscript, process that adopt secrecy and anonymity to the author (s) and reviewers. The analysis is based on own instrument by the submission system.
Follow the scientific criteria recognized internationally: The scientific writing of the article must meet the criteria available in the checklist published in the following wegpages, according to the type of manuscript:

  1. For publication of manuscripts that originated from research / clinical trials, it is mandatory that the authors present evidence of registration from clinical research or submission in the database of the Brazilian Clinical Trials Registry (Rebec), http: //www.ensaiosclinicos .gov.br / in compliance with ANVISA RDC No. 36, dated June 27, 2012 (http://bvsms.saude.gov.br/bvs/saudelegis/anvisa/2012/rdc0036_27_06_2012.htm. For studies conducted in other countries, proof of registration will be accepted at other platforms from International Clinical Trials Registration Platform (ICTRP / WHO). It is mandatory the information of the record number at the end of the summary in the English version.
  2.  For randomized clinical trials, observe the guidelines available at:http://www.consortstatement.org/checklists/view/32-consort/66-title
  3.  For observational and epidemiological studies, observe the guidelines available in: http://strobe-statement.org/index.php?id=available-checklists
  4. For qualitative studies, observe the guidelines available in: http://intqhc.oxfordjournals.org/content/19/6/349/T1.expansion.html
  5. Studies for systematic review, observe the guidelines available at: http://prisma-statement.org/statement.htm

 

Composition of manuscripts (format and preparation)

Manuscripts should be written in the official spelling, double spaced, Times New Roman font size 12, page layout in A4 size (21cm x 29.7cm). Manuscripts should be submitted in Portuguese, English or Spanish only. Manuscripts submitted in Portuguese and Spanish version, after its approval must be translated into the English version, by one of the translators certified by the journal. The cost of translation is the entire responsibility of their authors. After translation, the authors should submit the article through the submission system, followed by a letter of proof reader from the translator.

Categories of manuscripts

Original Research: An investigative report with anempirical or experimental research, original and completed in nursing or related areas, according to scientific methodology, whose results can be replicated and / or generalized. It is recommended the adoption of the conventional structure containing:

(a) Introduction: Present the “problem study”; highlight their importance and knowledge gaps; objectives and other elements necessary to place the research theme.

 (b) Literature review: select the relevant literature that formed the basis for investigation of the proposed research to provide the background for understanding the current knowledge on the topic and highlight the importance of the new study. When it is not necessary to create a chapter for the Literature Review, in consideration to the historical extension of the subject, it can be inserted in the Introduction.

(c) Method: include objectively and comprehensively, the type of study; Data about where the research was conducted; study subjects and their selection criteria; materials; equipment; technical procedures and methods used for data collection; statistical analysis / data categorization; inform the approval by the Research Ethics Committee, the date and the protocol number.

(d) Results: The results should be presented in a clear way, an objective manner and a logical sequence, using illustrations when necessary.

(e) Discussion: can be written by adding the results, according to the criteria of the author (s). It should highlight the compatibility of the results and the relevant literature highlighting the new and / or fundamental aspects, the limitations of the study and the statement of new researches. Demonstrate that the principles adopted for the discussion of the findings are relevant and appropriate to the generation of a new knowledge, emphasizing the dialogue with the international scientific community.

 (f) Conclusions and implications for practice: present significant considerations based on the results found and linked to the objectives of the study. Other research formats, may be accepted when relevant to the kind of the study.Manuscripts may have up to 20 pages in accordance to the specifications in the item Composition of Manuscripts.

(g) Any thanks to financing sources (direct) or support (the transfer of materials and products for the development of the study), no matter if public or private for conducting the study, it is recommended, and also the register of the city, state and country should be done. The thanks to the support agencies, can be specified by indicating which author (s) got the resource. For example, in research productivity scholarship or a PhD scholarship, among others: the National Council of Science and Technology (CNPq, scholarship research in productivity); Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES; doctoral scholarship). If the research / study have not received any funding, should be declared: "research without funding."

Reflection: analysis of theoretical and / or construction aspects of concepts and / or theoretical constructs in Nursing or related field originated from reflective process, insight and careful consideration of the author (s), which may contribute to a deeper knowledge of professional topics.

Manuscripts may have up to 20 pages, according to the specifications in the item: Composition of Manuscripts.

Experience report: refers to descriptions of experiences related to clinical cases of nursing care, assistance, teaching, research and extension in the area of nursing, health or interfaces in these areas, to disseminate original and unique aspects. Manuscripts reporting experience may have up to 20 pages, in accordance to the specifications in the item: Composition of Manuscripts.

Essay: Original text that develops an argument about a well-defined theme, must submit a title, an abstract of 150 words, Introduction, body text, conclusions and references, with a maximum of 20 pages, double-spaced in accordance to the specifications in the item: Composition of Manuscripts.

In this type of manuscript, the author has the opportunity to defend a thesis on the subject of your domain or answer a question. The relevance and originality of the thesis or question should be articulated with the study from the Introduction. The sections that compose the essay must be relevant, coherent and consistent, defining a contribution to the statute of knowledge in the field in which the thesis or question was formulated. The arguments adopted to support the thesis or the answer to the question must be grounded in theoretical and philosophical references and / or conceptual evidences widely spread in the international scientific literature. The conclusion and final remarks are indispensable in this kind of manuscript.

Systematic Review: evaluative, critical and systematic presentation of the evolution of a scientific topic in Nursing or related areas based on literature considered pertinent and relevant. The delimitation of the subject and the procedures adopted should be described as well as the interpretation of the author (s) and completion should be included. The review manuscripts may have up to 20 pages, in accordance to the specifications in the item: Composition of Manuscripts.

Format

Citations in the text: The authors citations in the text must be in accordance with the suggested examples and elaborated according to the "Vancouver" style (enclosed) and show the number of reference from which they were removed without the author's name, according to the order in which were cited in the text. The numbers that identify the authors must be indicated, as the following example:
Ex.: The actions for prevention, promotion and recovery of health in its various dimensions, can be experienced fully between professionals and families when considering the internal dynamics of multiple activities.1


In case of sequential citations, should be indicated the first and the last number, separated by a hyphen, as the following example:
Ex.: The actions for prevention, promotion and recovery of health in its various dimensions, can be experienced fully between professionals and families when considering the internal dynamics of multiple activities. 1-5


When interspersed citations are needed, the numbers should be separated by a comma, as the following example:
Ex.: The actions for prevention, promotion and recovery of health in its various dimensions, can be experienced fully between professionals and families when considering the internal dynamics of multiple activities. 1-3,6


In the transcript "ipsis literes" from citations, it is required the indication of the adopted reference page whose page number should be located after the reference number followed by a colon, as the following example:
Ex.: The actions for prevention, promotion and recovery of health in its various dimensions, can be experienced fully between professionals and families when considering the internal dynamics of multiple activities. 3:16-18

The author (s) should also observe the following criteria:

    a) up to three lines of citation, use quotation marks following the normal text, as the following example:
    Ex.: For an example purpose of the application from the instructions to the authors, the manuscript highlights the contribution of "The actions for prevention, promotion and recovery of health in its various dimensions, can be experienced fully between professionals and families when considering the internal dynamics of multiple activities". 3:16-18
    b) more than three lines of citation, highlight it in a new line, distinguishing them in blocks from the normal text, without quotes, with single space and 3 back spaces from the left margin, as the following example:
    Ex.: For an example purpose of the application from the instructions to the authors, the manuscript must: Highlight the contribution to the actions for prevention, promotion and recovery of health in its various dimensions, can be experienced fully between professionals and families when considering the internal dynamics of multiple activities. 3:16-18
    c. The empirical data from qualitative research should be presented in a new line, distinguishing them in blocks from the normal text, in italics, without quotation marks, with single space and back spacing 2 cm from the left margin. These data must be identified by acronyms, letters, numbers or any other way, preserving anonymity approved by the Committee of Ethics in Research, or equivalent to other countries.
    Ex.: [...] the users of that health service are very conscious of the need to involve them in the treatment of the disease to a higher satisfactory result [...] (E2).

Footnotes: should be indicated by letters, with a maximum of three. Footnotes, when essential, will be denoted as follows: a, first note; b, second note, and c third note.

Abstracts and keywords: should contain up to 150 words for research manuscripts, reflection, experience report, systematic review, essay, followed by versions in Spanish (resumen) and English (abstract). The abstracts must be in accordance with ABNT NBR 6028, from November 2003, for national manuscripts. It should indicate the purpose of the study, methods, main results, conclusions and implications for practice. For international manuscripts, the briefing should present all the parts of the text in a summary way. The descriptors are key words in the thematic classification of the manuscript in national and international data basis. It will be accepted about 03 and 05 descriptors only. After selecting these descriptors, their existence in Portuguese, Spanish and English must be confirmed by the author (s) at the website http://decs.bvs.br (Descriptors in Health Sciences - created by BIREME) or Mesh (http: //www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh). The terminology for the descriptors must be named in the manuscript as follows: palavras-chave, palabras claves and keywords.

Bibliographic references: The presentation of the references should be single spaced, Times New Roman font size 12 with no paragraphs and retreats, and numbered according to their order of citation in the text, in accordance with the standards of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (http : //www.icmje.org), known as " Vancouver Guidelines" The author (s) has the entire responsibility for the accuracy of references used.

Examples according Vancouver style.

Standard book:
Tyrrell MAR. Programas Nacionais de Saúde Materno-infantil: impacto político-social e inserção da enfermagem. Rio de Janeiro: EEAN/ UFRJ; 1995.
Book translated into Portuguese:
Nightingale F. Notas de enfermagem: o que é e o que não é. Tradução de Amália Correa de Carvalho. São Paulo: Cortez; 1989.
Piece of institutional authorship ou collective entity:
Ministério da Saúde (BR). Dengue: instruções para pessoal de combate ao vetor: manual de normas técnicas. 3ª ed. Brasília (DF): Ministério da Saúde; 2001.
Book chapter:
Pinto MCI, Porto IS. A dor como quinto sinal vital. In: Figueiredo NMA, organizador. Ensinando a cuidar de clientes em situações clínicas e cirúrgicas. São Caetano do Sul (SP): Difusão Paulista de Enfermagem; 2003. p.59-78.
Book published by the organizer, editor or compiler:
Loyola CMD, Oliveira RMP, organizadores. Indícios marginais. Rio de Janeiro: EEAN/UFRJ; 2003.
Book with edition:
Souza EDF. Novo manual de enfermagem. 5ª ed. Rio de Janeiro: Bruno Buccini; 1972.
Scientific article published in printed journal (up to six authors):
Carvalho V, Figueiredo NMA, Leite JL, Moreira MC. Questões epistemológicas da construção do conhecimento na Enfermagem - do ensino à prática de cuidar. Esc Anna Nery. 2003 ago;7(2):156-66.
Scientific article published in printed journal (more than  six authors):
Irvine D, O´Brien-Pallas LL, Murray M, Cockeill R, Sidani S, Laurie-Shaw B et al. The reability and validity of two health status measures for evaluating outcomes of home care nursing. Res Nurs Health. 2000 feb;23(1):43-54.
Scientific article published in a journal of electronic media:
Cabral IEC. Cuidando y educando para la cidadanía: modelo sociopolítico. Freire Online. Journal of the Paulo Freire Institute/UCLA [periódico na internet]. 2003 jul; [citado 2003 set 10]; 1(2):[aprox.3 telas]. Disponível em: http://paulofreireinstitute.org/freireonline/volume1/1cabral2.htm
Scientific article in referred indexers or electronic libraries:
 Carvalho V. Sobre construtos epistemológicos nas ciências: uma contribuição para a enfermagem. Rev. Latino-Am. Enfermagem [on line]. 2003 jul/ago; [citado 2003 dez 22];11(4):[aprox.8 telas]. Disponível em: http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?pid=S0104-11692003000400003&script=sci_abstract&tlng=pt
Scientific journal article in press:
Valadares GV, Viana LO. A globalização, o trabalho especializado e a Enfermagem. Esc Anna Nery. No prelo 2004.
Article published in a journal of commercial dissemination (magazine and newspaper):
Transgênicos: os grãos que assustam. Veja (São Paulo). 2003 out 29; 36(43):95-113.
Tynan T. Medical improvements lower homicide rate: study sees drop in assault rate. The Washington Post. 2002 Aug 12; Sect. A:2 (col. 4).
Abstract, review and editorial published in a regular journal:
Porto IS. Requisitos uniformes para manuscritos na Escola Anna Nery Revista de Enfermagem: por que, para que e como [editorial]. Esc Anna Nery. 2003 dez;3(7):309-10.
Summarized study presented at a scientific meeting and published in the proceedings:
 Teixeira MLO, Sauthier J. Orientação para o autocuidado de clientes cirúrgicos: um estudo fundamentado na relação dialógico-educadora de Paulo Freire. Resumos dos trabalhos apresentados no 52º Congresso Brasileiro de Enfermagem; 2000 out. 21-26; Recife-Olinda (PE), Brasil. Recife (PE): ABEn; 2000. p. 13.
Full Study presented at a scientific meeting and published in the proceedings:
Barreira IB , Baptista SS. Nexos entre a pesquisa em história da Enfermagem e o processo de cientificização da profissão. Anais do 51º Congresso de Enfermagem.10º Congresso Panamericano de Enfermería; 1999 out. 2-7; Florianópolis (SC), Brasil. Florianópolis (SC): ABEn; 2000. p. 295-311.
Dissertation, thesis and academic monograph:
Souza IEO. O desvelar do ser-gestante diante da possibilidade de amamentação [tese]. Rio de Janeiro (RJ): Escola de Enfermagem Anna Nery, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro; 1993.
Theses and dissertations in electronic material:
Barcelos LMS. Do diálogo autoritário ao discurso dialógico: o cuidado da enfermagem hospitalar na perspectiva de clientes vivendo com AIDS [CD-ROM, dissertação]. Rio de Janeiro: Escola de Enfermagem Anna Nery, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro; 2003.
Study in electronic material:
Motta MCS, Marin HF, Zeitoune RC. Exame físico em consulta de Enfermagem de Puericultura [CD-ROM]. Rio de Janeiro: NCE / EEAN / Central de Eventos; 2001.
Dictionary entry:
Ferreira ABH. Novo Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa. 2ª ed. Rio de Janeiro: Nova Fronteira; 1986. Enfermagem; p. 651
Scientific and technical report:
Associação Brasileira de Enfermagem, Seção Rio de Janeiro. Relatório Financeiro 2000. Rio de Janeiro: ABEn (RJ); 2000. N° 2014-0139-2824.
Meeting Minutes (document not provided in Vancouver Guidelines:
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Center for Health Sciences, School of Nursing Anna Nery. Minutes of the meeting held on April 1st 1976 Book 50, p. 21. Implementation of the project about the application of new methodologies to the teaching and learning process, on the professional cycle at the graduation course in nursing at this institution, under agreement with the Department of University Subjects by the Ministry of Education and Culture. Rio de Janeiro (RJ): EEAN; 1976 April 01.
 Legal document:
Law n. 7498 from June 25, 1986 (BR). Provide for the regulation of the practice in nursing and other provisions. Official Gazette, Brasília (DF), June 26, 1986: Section 1: 1.
Legal document electronic media:
Law n. 7498 from June 25, 1986 (BR). Provide for the regulation of the practice in nursing and other provisions. Official Gazette [serial on the Internet], Brasília (DF). June 26, 1986 [cited July 4, 2008]. Available in:
http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/leis/l7498.htm

For abbreviations of journal titles:

- http://ccn.ibict.br/busca.jsf
- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?deb=journals
- International Nursing Index
- Index Medicus

Tables: All tables should be included in the body of the text with their IDs (number, title and explanatory notes, when applicable). The suggested locations for inserting tables according to their order of appearance should be highlighted in the text. Tables must present a brief title and be numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals in the order in which they are cited in the text, restricted to a total of  five (5); additionally, present numerical data as central information and not use horizontal or vertical internal lines. The explanatory notes should be placed immediately below the table, preceded by the symbol *. For the preparation of tables and graphs, preferably use programs such as Microsoft Word or Excel.

Graphics and Pictures (Photos): greater than or equal to 1000 px width, it should necessarily be files with JPG, GIF, PNG, PSD or TIF extension.  The total of files must be less than 300 MB. Right after the upload, the thumbnails of images will be displayed by clicking the icon to edit the title and the legend of each image submitted. Should be highlighted in the text, suggested sites for inserting graphics and illustrations, according to their order of appearance, as well as provide a brief title and number them consecutively with Arabic numerals in the order in which they are cited in the text, restricting it to 05 in total. Figures should be subtitled when necessary, and when the source is taken from a published study, as well as the source of any illustration, published or not, should be mentioned below the figure.

“Statement of responsibility and copyright transference to Escola Anna Nery Revista de Enfermagem
All the undersigned author(s) participated in the elaboration of the  manuscript intitled “....”,  in a sufficient manner to take our responsibility of its content, according to each one type of contribution.
All the undersigned autho(s)r garantee that the manuscript is original. Neither part nor full version of the similar content of the manuscript were submitted to or published in another print or online journal,
The undersigned author(s) agreed with the manuscript copyright transference to Escola Anna Nery Revista de Enfermagem. As authors, we are aware that the “all rights reserved” to the Journal imply that any part of this publication may be published in any form, by means, electronic, mechanical, recording or otherwise, except brief extracts for the purpose of review and citation, without the written permission of the Publisher.
Therefore, we are also aware that are part of our responsibility to ask for authorization to publishing in other form or media, to register an acknowledgment to Escola Anna Nery Revista de Enfermagem, and include the manuscript as part of the references listed.
Rio de Janeiro, (Year), day-month....
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Type of contribution
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Sending of manuscripts

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