Actualized June 2021
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the final version of the published article (pdf) in open access repositories as
Once we receive
the manuscripts they are carried out a preliminary assessment to verify
compliance with the formal requirements of the journal and not to have
similarities and plagiarism. Odontostomatology corresponds to the category of
doubly arbitrated by local and foreign experts (double-blinded). The
arbitration process is calculated culminated three months of shipment,
depending on the settings suggested by the peer-reviewers . At that time is
confirmed to the author in that issue of the journal will be published.
Reviewers may be Uruguayan or non-Uruguayan and shall remain objective and keep the papers confidential.
They may contribute their knowledge and suggest other relevant papers already published which have not been included in the paper. Reviewers may accept the manuscript with or without changes, send it to a new revision or advise its rejection If two reviewers disagree on whether to accept or reject a paper, the editors shall send the paper to a third reviewer for its evaluation.
They are requested to evaluate the manuscript about similarities and / or plagiarism. In case of doubt, the plagiarism detection system Similarity check is used.
The peer-review process is calculated completed three months after submission, depending on the adjustments suggested by the reviewers. At that time the author is confirmed in which number of the journal will be the paper published.
must be sent electronically to email@example.com, following these
To appear as an
author, at least 4 of the following points must be met simultaneously,
point f being mandatory. They must follow the following guideline:
M. L. has contributed in 1,2,3,4,5,6
contributed in 1,3,4,6
The papers must
be written in spanish, clearly and concisely, using academic vocabulary that is
simple and straightforward, without footnotes withouth annexes or appendices.
Title languages: Spanish, English and Portuguese, avoiding the use of abbreviations, short title (if applicable);
Abstract (Spanish, English and Portuguese) which should not exceed 150 words, highlighting methods, most important results and main conclusions.
Keywords (Spanish, English and
Portuguese) terms listed in the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) and the Health Science Descriptors (DeCS),
In the case of research, the
place where the study was conducted must be included.
Research works must have the following sections: introduction and background, methods, results, discussion, conclusions and references.
Review or update papers must have the following sections: introduction, review and the method used to obtain the data, development, discussion, conclusions and references.
The presentation of case report must be organized as follows: introduction, background, description, discussion, conclusions and references.
Charts, graphs, tables, drawings or photographs should be included in the manuscript, in the section the author deems appropriate. They should be numbered correlatively, and they must have brief explanatory descriptions. It is not allowed to reproduce illustrations that have already been published in other books or journals without the author’s express authorization.
In-t ext citations must include superscript Arabic numerals between brackets (1), (2- 5) and the references must be numbered and presented in Vancouver Style. The number of references is limited according to the type of manuscript presented: for original articles up to 30 references, for bibliographic or systematicreviews up to 50 references and for clinical cases 15 references. If properly justified, exceptions to this rule will be studied.
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