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The Journal of the School of Human Medicine of the Ricardo Palma University (http://revistas.urp.edu.pe/index.php/RFMH) is a quarterly scientific journal that publishes original articles in Spanish and English, and considers for publication those works related to public health, surgery, science clinical and basic sciences, such works must not have been previously published, nor sent simultaneously to other scientific journals. The journal of the School of Human Medicine of the Ricardo Palma University adheres to the recommendations of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (http://www.icmje.org).
Sex and gender
The "Revista de la Facultad de Medicina Humana" has adopted the recommendation guides developed by the EASE to report the Equity of Sex and Gender in Research (SAGER Guidelines). These guidelines apply to both original research articles and review articles.
The SAGER guidelines aim to improve the equity of sex and gender in research, thus contributing to the integrity of research and increasing its performance.
The recommendation is to report sex and gender information in the study design, data analysis, results and interpretation of the findings. The recommendation guides are included in the Equator website:
Please consult the recommendation guidelines before submitting your manuscript as they will be taken into account in the revision of your publication. Available at: (https://researchintegrityjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s41073-016-0007-6)
The "Revista de la Facultad de Medicina Humana" is completely open access: all articles will be accessible immediately and permanently to facilitate reading and downloading. Permitted reuse is defined according to the following Creative Commons usage: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) This allows the copy, remix, transformation and contribution on the material for legal purposes.
This is an open access journal under the CC BY 4.0 license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
The articles published in the "Revista de la Facultad de Medicina Humana" can refer to any of the following subject areas:
1) PUBLIC HEALTH
2) CLINICAL SCIENCE
3) SURGICAL SCIENCES
4) BASIC SCIENCES
5) MEDICAL EDUCATION
6) RESEARCH / INNOVATION IN MEDICINE
7) HEALTH ECONOMICS / HEALTH MANAGEMENT
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These articles are research results, they may also include reports of outbreaks or preliminary research advances that, due to their importance, require rapid publication. They must be written in up to 2000 words (without counting summaries, references, tables, and figures). The abstract in Spanish and English is unstructured and has a limit of 150 words with three to five keywords. It contains an introduction, the section called "The Study" referring to materials and methods, then findings which are focused on the results and being able to include up to four tables or figures, discussion, and no more than 15 bibliographical references.
It can be at the request of the Editorial Board or at the initiative of the authors, who must be experts in their area, they must include a thorough, objective and systematized exploration of the current information on a specific topic of interest in Public Health, Surgery, Clinical Sciences, and Basic Sciences. The structure of the article is at the discretion of the author, must be written up to 5,000 words (without counting the abstract, references, tables, and figures), without counting tables or figures that will not be more than ten. It must include an abstract in Spanish and English, unstructured, with a limit of 150 words, with three to five keywords. They will be able to use up to 150 bibliographical references.
They are written at the request of the Editorial Committee for a particular topic that will be developed in a specific issue of the journal, may include opinions or essays on the chosen topic. The structure of the article is at the discretion of the author, should be written up to 4000 words (not including abstract, references, tables, and figures). Must contain an abstract in English and Spanish, unstructured, with a limit of 150 words, with three to five keywords. They will be able to use up to 100 bibliographical references.
The cases presented must be of diseases or situations of interest in health, these should be written up to 2000 words (without counting abstract, references, tables and figures). The abstract in Spanish and English is unstructured and has a limit of 150 words with three to five keywords. It contains an introduction, a section called "case report" and a discussion in which the contribution or teaching of the article is highlighted. You can include up to four tables or figures and no more than 15 bibliographical references.
You can send photos of interest on a particular health topic, accompanied by a brief comment on the subject and an explanation of the origin of the illustrations presented (up to 800 words). In addition, the photos must be accompanied by an explanatory legend. The Editorial Committee reserves the right to limit the number of illustrations.
This section is open to all readers of the Rev. Fac. Med. Hum. to which they can send their questions, comments or criticisms to the articles that have been published in the last issues, taking into account the possibility that the authors mentioned can respond. The communication of investigations may be accepted. Page 123 INSTRUCTIONS FOR PREVIOUS AUTHORS or of interventions in outbreaks that have not been published or submitted to publication in another journal; as well as, some comments on public health problems, ethics, and medical education. The maximum acceptable length is 1000 words (without counting references, tables or figures), with a maximum of six bibliographical references (including the reference of the article that motivated it, (when it is the case) and a table or figure.
This section publishes tributes to people who have contributed to health in Peru or the world, including a biographical note highlighting the main actions in the academic, professional and scientific life of the character, highlighting their contribution in the area, as well as as a photograph. It does not require a summary and may or may not have bibliographical references, and its extension is up to 1800 words.
Articles that do not conform to other sections of the journal will be included, which include essays, opinions, systematizations and experiences that are of interest for the health of our country. The structure of the article is at the discretion of the author, which must be written up to 3000 words, without abstracts, references, tables, and figures), the tables or figures cannot be more than eight. It must include an abstract in Spanish and English, unstructured, with a limit of 150 words, with three to five keywords. They will be able to use up to 50 bibliographic references.
The redaction will be done by the editors on the current topic that refers to an article that is published in the same issue of the journal. It will have an extension of 800-1000 words, with a maximum of 15 bibliographical citations. It is preferable that only one or two authors be included..
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The first page of the text should include:
Title of work in Spanish and English.
Abbreviated title in Spanish and English (maximum: 40 characters).
Authors: names and surnames of all the authors will be indicated in the order in which they wish to appear in the article. It must be taken into account that the format that the authors choose for their signature will be, in case of publication of the article, the same one that will be indexed in the different bibliographic databases in which the journal is included. The maximum number will depend on the section of the journal.
Work center for each and every one of the authors. Institutional affiliation, each author may include at most two affiliations relevant to the proposed article. It must include the city and the country.
Profession and academic degree. Each author must indicate his profession and the highest academic degree completed. Likewise, one must note who the correspondent author is, indicating once address, telephone number, and email address. In case the study has been presented as a summary in a congress or is part of a thesis one must specify it with the corresponding citation, at the end of the article. The source of financing and declaration of conflicts of interest, can go at the end of the article.
Keywords in Spanish and English (minimum and maximum as indicated).
Source of financing of work, if applicable.
Other relevant information about the work, if applicable. For example, if you have been previously presented at a conference or if you have received a prize ... In the internal texts: The following aspects should be addressed:
Double-spaced writings in Arial 12 font, in A4 format with 3 cm margins; It must include the title of the article, but it must not contain data of the authors. Each section starts on a new page, enumerated consecutively. The texts should preferably be written in the Word program.
Tables and figures
The figures (statistical graphs) and tables should be sent preferably in MS-Excel. The tables must have only horizontal lines to separate the header from the body of the table, in no case should vertical lines be included. The figures will be presented separately from the text of the article, each one in a separate electronic file or page.
The numbering of tables and figures should be done separately and in Arabic numbers. Tables should appear at the end of the text, after the bibliography and should be as simple as possible and not duplicate information that is presented in the text. They should be self-explanatory, with a brief title describing their content. Its structure should be as simple as possible and present the information in a logical sequence, which usually means ordering it from left to right and top to bottom.
Consistency must be maintained in the punctuation or abbreviations of the words, or in the units of measure or decimals of the numerical data. It is advisable to present only the significant digits and to do it only with a decimal.
If abbreviations or symbols are used, if they are not self-explanatory, they should be made explicit by the use of footnotes. If data that do not come from the study are included, it should be clearly indicated with a footnote that identifies the source.
Photographs, data charts, and diagrams will be considered figures. Each one will go in a separate file preferably in JPG or TIFF format. The photographs will be carefully selected, omitting those that do not contribute to a better understanding of the text. It is important that the copy is of the best possible definition (300 dpi), to ensure the quality of the reproduction. The figure feet should be included, on a separate page, at the end of the manuscript, after the bibliography or after the tables, if any, with the Arabic numerals corresponding to the figure.
If photographs or patient data are reproduced, they should not be identifying the subject. In all cases, the authors must have obtained the written informed consent of the patient authorizing its publication, reproduction, and dissemination on paper and the Internet at the "Revista de la Facultad de Medicina Humana". Also, the authors are responsible for obtaining the appropriate permits to reproduce in the "Revista de la Facultad de Medicina Humana" material (text, tables or figures) previously published. These permits must be requested both from the author and from the publisher who has published said material.
The "Revista de la Facultad de Medicina Humana" in its printed version, publishes all the figures in gray scale and electronic version in color at no additional cost. When the publication in the printed version of the journal of color photographs is desired, the expenses will be borne by the author, who will request a budget from the Publisher.
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