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Objective and politics

Form and preparation of manuscripts









Objetive and politics

The Journal Anestesia Analgesia Reanimación is the oficial publication of the Uruguayan Society of Anesthesiology.
Contents are : Editorial,Original Articles, Clinical Case, Reviews, Special Articles, Letters, Miscellaneous.
All articles filed for publications will be previously submitted to the analysis of two independent and anonymous referees.
Anesthesiologysts, doctors in Intensive Care Medicine, Surgeons and other colleagues of different medical specialization are the readers of this journal.



Form and preparation de manuscripts


1.The studies should be sent to Uruguayan Society of Anesthesiology, Editorial Council: Luis Alberto de Herrera 1483, CP 11600, Montevideo –Uruguay.

2.All authors shall sign a forwarding letter with the intention of publication and granting the exclusiveness for Anestesia Analgesia Reanimación. That may be sent in a different page.

3.In case of article´s approval, that will be consider as a propierty of the Society of Anesthesiology and cannot be presented in other publication without permission. Articles published in other journals will not be accepted, with the exception of those which are of the interest of the review with all the permissions (authors and publication).

4.The article should be sent in spanish with two(2) printed copies, typed in double space with print : Times New Roman 12. Margins shall be at least 2.5 cm from the left border. A mail copy has to be sent to :

5.All articles will be previously submitted to the analysis of Editorial Council, whom evaluated presentation and contents, and they are designed with letters and numbers. When accepted, they will be subjected to minor correction or changes. The article will be send to  2 members of the Sicientific Board and each one independently and blind has to take one of the following :

    a. approval without modifications
    b. accepted with corrections, not modifying the author´s style
    c. denied, (if that the article will be returned to the author)

6.In all cases comments may be sent to the author (whom are blind of the referees)
7.The article will not be accepted if the author do not follow the Instructions for publication

Original article presentation 
The text should be divided into chapters, and begin each one in a new page.
First page :
    Article´s title, Subtitle
    Name of each author
    Name of the place of work
    Name, address, e-mail of the author responsible of the study
    Footnotes with the degree of the each author with the following signs : * † ‡ § ║   **  ††  ‡‡
    If any grant for the article, has to be noted as a footnote
Second page :
Summary in spanish, with a maximum of  250 words, with intoduction, material and methods, results, and conclusions.
 Key words in spanish.
Third Page :
 Summary in english with the key words

The sections are : Intoduction, Material and Methods ( with Etics and Statistics), Results, Discussion, Conclusions, Thanks, Bibliography.


Starting a new page : the article shall contain only the references consulted, which shall be numbered as they enter the text.
    a.Journals : author(s) lastname, Initial(s), paper´s title.Journal´s title (abbreviated according to Index Medicus), year of publication;volume: number of first and last pages.
    b.Books and monographies :  author (s) lastname, initial name(s), title, subtitle,volumen number, edition city of publication,Editorial , year.
    c.Chapters : author(s) lastname(s),initial(s).Title.Edition (if it is the first one could not be printed).Place of publication : editor,date, p.before the initial page.Qouted pages.
The initial name is the author of the chapter, the title and then the complete reference of the book, preceded with the latin expression”In”
    d.Coorporative author : the organization responsable of the study. Original language is mandatory in the references. Journal,year,volume,pages.
    e.Congress, conferences,meeetings : author(s),title,title of the congress(number),place(publication),society or entity responsable of the organization,editorial;year, initial and final pages(with a p.before the number).
    f.Electronic article : Author.Title. Abbreviated name of the Journal (type of electronic soport) year (access date):volume(number):pages or the indication of extension. URL.
    g.Web site (www) : if is not printed y only with web access : Author(s).Title (type of resource).Year : (number of pages or screen available). Obtention : URL. Date of access.
    h. Informatic File : Author.Title.(type of resource).Version.Place:Editorial;year

It should include people who have worked but did not meet the criteria of the authors, such as technical support, help in writing the manuscript, or general support from the management. Also included here is the financial and material resources received. 

Start a new page,each one in a separate page,with arabic numbers (in order of citation in the text) and a short title. The explanations had to be mentioned as a footnote, as the same as the abbreviations.Identifed statistical measures.

The have to be well defined, no more of 20 per 25.The number should be as they are mentioned in the text, with arabic numbers as a footnote.
Pictures of the persons could not be identified, unless the author has a written consent from the patient.
Colour´s pictures are in charge of the author, unless the Editorial production considered that has to be included in that way, and could afford it.

The author can not used abbreviations neither in the title not in the summary. The recommendation is those recognized by the International System of Weights and Measures.When there are a large number of relevant abbreviations, their definitions should be present in a separate page as the Glossary.
If in the text the author use for the first time an abbreviation, this had to be preceded to the complete word(s), with the exception of a standard unit.

Ethical Considerations
Avoid the use of patients´names, initials, name of the hospital or recorded number. Patients cannot be identified , unless they signature a written consent. The author should mentioned they have used the Ethical Normatives from the Hospital Commitee or they had followed the Helsinski Delaration (revision in 1983).
Tables or illustrations from other books or journals may have the written consent of the editor´s and authors.
Animal experiences should followed the National Research Council or a National law about animal protection(had to be written).

Clinical Case
Descriptions of case reports. Should have : Summary (and key words), Introduction, Description of case (s), Discusion and Conclusions. These ones had to be short and concrete. No more thah 6 authors, as well as 6 pages. Total of tables or illustrations : six(6).

It have to be well described (in material and methods), the way of looking for, select and collect  the informmation. Those methods had also to be mentioned in the summary. Key words.Maximum extention 20 pages, with no more of 15 tables or illustratons in total.
The chapters and bibliography similar as in an original article.

Letters to the Editorial Council
It will be accepted short and constructive comments, with no more of 2 pages, 5 references and key words included.

Meetings comments
As in the previous topics, with key words, references (no more than 7) and  an extension of no more to 4 pages.

Special Articles
These are the ones that are speciality related, but are not mentioned in the above items.
To published them, they have to contain key words.

Not matching the others cathegories, but interesting for the speciality.

The Editorial Council of Anestesia Analgesia Reanimación,  does not accept any responsability of the author´s oppinions or  statements published in their works.



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