Cogitare Enfermagem is a publication by the Nursing Department of the Federal University of Paraná and had its first edition published in 1996. Since 2015, it is available only in its electronic version, with circulation in national and international databases, directories and portals.
Electronic version ISSN 2176-9133
Qualis Capes: B1 (2021)
Copyright and publishing rights
Editor [or Editors]
Board of directors
Scope and Policy
Cogitare's mission is to publish and disseminate the knowledge produced in the areas of health and nursing with excellence and respect for the ethical principles.
ALBAGLI, S.; CLINIO, A.; RAYCHTOCK, S. Ciência aberta: correntes interpretativas e tipos de ação. Liinc em Revista, Rio de Janeiro, v.10, n.2, p. 434-450, nov. 2014. Available in: http://revista.ibict.br/liinc/article/view/3593/3072. Access on 5 dec 2019.
Form and preparation of manuscripts
General document format
Structure of the article
Article structure format
It must appear in the same language as the article;
It must include, in a structured way, information according to the article's category. It includes: objective, method, results and conclusion.
They are presented immediately below the abstract and in its same language, with the word “descriptors” in: FULL CAPITAL LETTERS AND IN BOLD TYPE
It must contain justification, theoretical grounds and objectives. The justification must clearly define the problem, highlighting its importance, knowledge gaps, and the theoretical framework used, when applicable.
It must contain the method employed, period and place in which the research was developed, population/sample, inclusion and exclusion criteria, sources and data collection instruments, data analysis method.
Information limited to the research results. The text must complement the information contained in the illustrations presented, not repeating the data.
Presentation of relevant aspects and interpretation of the data obtained. Relationship and discussion with research results, implications and limitations of the study. Data contained in the results should not be presented again.
Conclusions or final considerations
Emphasize the main findings, and comment on the limitations and implications for future research studies.
In this section, acknowledge the funding agencies or organizations that, in some way, contributed to the study.
References must be numbered consecutively in the order in which they appear in the text for the first time, and presented according to the Vancouver style.
Annexes, when indispensable, must be cited in the text and included after the references.
Guidelines for illustrations
After the title of the table, please include the name of the city, state, country and year, separated by a comma and without the use of a period, as shown in the following example.
Column titles must be short: when abbreviated, they must appear in full in the caption.
Figures (Graphs, Diagrams, Photographs)
Figures must be attached in a separate file, with the quality necessary for publication, preferably in JPEG, GIF, TIFF or PNG format, with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi.
Guidelines for citations and testimonials
Indirect citation or paraphrase
Please inform the reference number immediately at the end of the text, without space, in between parentheses, and before the graphic sign.
Please separate the numbers of each reference by a dash, when sequential.
Direct citation with up to three lines
It is included in the body of the paragraph and enclosed in quotation marks. The number and page corresponding to the literal citation must be superscripted, in between parentheses and separated by a colon.
Direct citation with more than three lines
It must be included in a new paragraph, aligned with both margins to the right and indented 4 cm from the left margin, typed in Times New Roman font, 10 points, single spacing between lines, without quotation marks.
The transliteration of the testimonial must appear in a new paragraph, typed in Times New Roman size 12 font, italic, with single line spacing, without quotation marks.
The Evaluation Fee in the amount of R$ 100.00 must be paid after approval of the article in the First Stage.
Requests for corrections, after electronic publication of the article, must be sent within 15 days since publication.
Send of the manuscripts
1. The article must be submitted to OJS – Open Journal Systems at http://revistas.ufpr.br/cogitare/login, only once.
2. The corresponding author must register in the journal's system and inform the ORCID address in the METADATA.
3. The other authors must be informed to the Cogitare Enfermagem system at the time of submission, and they must inform the ORCID address in the METADATA. Authors who are not included in the METADATA at the time of submission and who do not inform the ORCID will not be included in publication of the article.
4. The articles are published in full in Portuguese and English and, from 2022, also in Spanish. The articles can be written in Portuguese, English and Spanish. After approval of the article for publication, the authors will be asked to:
Manuscript evaluation policy
The articles submitted to Cogitare go through an analysis process, consisting in three separate stages.
The Editorial Board is responsible for composing the volumes for publication.
The authors should also explain in the articles resulting from research or experience reports involving human beings whether the procedures complied with the provisions set forth in the Declaration of Helsinki (1964, reformulated in 1975, 1983, 1989, 1996, 2000 and 2008), in addition to compliance with specific legislation (if any) of the country in which the research was conducted. For original articles resulting from research carried out in Brazil, indicate compliance with Resolution No. 466 of the National Health Council, dated 12/12/12.
In articles resulting from research involving human beings, the authors must inform in the text that the project was approved by the Research Ethics Committee and specify the approval number by the Committee, in addition to sending a copy (as supplementary documents).
Conflict of interests
Authors are responsible for recognizing and informing the editorial board, in the submission document, of the existence of a conflict of interest, specifying its nature. The conflict of interest may be of a personal, commercial, political, academic or financial nature. Conflicts of interest may occur between authors, reviewers or editors.
Clinical Trial Registry
As for the criteria and registration of clinical trials, Cogitare Enfermagem follows the criteria established by the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors - ICMJE and the Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information - BIREME. All of them must carry the clinical trial approval registration number in one of the following institutions: Registro Brasileiro de Ensaios Clínicos -ReBEC; ClinicalTrials.gov; International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial Number - ISRCTN; and the WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform -ICTRP
Plagiarism and Editorial Misconduct
“Violation of copyright is a CRIME provided for in article 184 of the Penal Code, with punishment ranging from the payment of a fine to four years' imprisonment, depending on the extent and the way in which the author's right was violated. In addition to the aforementioned penalties and academic demoralization, the plagiarist will be subjected to civil sanctions, such as public retraction and monetary damages for moral and/or property damage, as well as administrative sanctions, which can lead to failure/disengagement from the institution in the case of students, and to dismissal in the case of professors/researchers”(1).
Preparing the supllementary documentation
As part of the submission process, in addition to the article, the authors must attach the required supplementary documentation:
1. Cover page
2. Copy of the research ethics committee opinion
3. Submission document
4. Open science compliance form
Model of the form for download: Open Science Compliance Form
Dear author, this checklist was designed to help you verify the main normative items for the submission of your article to our journal. Link: Checklist submission