INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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:
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.
For abbreviations of journal titles:
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.
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Submission of manuscripts - Before submitting a manuscript, the author (s) may consult the tutorial ScholarOne system available on the Journal web page.
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