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Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular

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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 0102-7638.

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.

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