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Brazilian Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery
On-line version ISSN 1678-9741
MONTEIRO, Rosangela et al. Authorship criteria for scientific papers: a polemic and delicate subject. Rev Bras Cir Cardiovasc [online]. 2004, vol.19, n.4, pp.III-VIII. ISSN 1678-9741. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-76382004000400002.
Aspects related to the authorship of scientific publications, inherent responsibilities, unethical practices and criteria for definition are discussed in this article. Moreover, the article presents a reflection on the role of editors of scientific journals in respect to inpproper authorship, reinforcing the importance of the issue and suggesting ethical criteria for its determination.
Keywords : Authorship; Journal Article [Publication Type]; Periodicals; Scientific communication; Scientific production.