Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
RELEVANCE AND CONSISTENCY
WITH THE PURPOSE OF NOT DUPLICATING LITERATURE, Authors have checked previous issues of Pharmacy Practice and other Pharmacy journals, looking for similar articles. Referencing these articles acknowledges their previous contribution to the area, as well as gives an idea of the importance that authors grant to Pharmacy journals.
METADATA: The data are provided to be used under the principles of European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and will be saved and used within the scope of the standard functioning of peer-reviewed journals.
e-mails for all the authors are provided in the title page but also recorded into the submission process. Names of all the authors will be included in following style, according to International Standards:
Middle name or initial (optional, but only one but is accepted)
The data are provided to be used under the principles of European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and will be saved and used within the scope of the standard functioning of peer-reviewed journals.
FILES TO SUBMIT
The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
Title page, abstract, main text, tables and figures (embebed) should be submited in ONLY ONE FILE.
(Optional) supplemenmtary files may be submitted appart.
Do not submit a Cover Letter. Just include the text in the box "Comments for the Editor".
Title page contains all required information, including: title, conflict of interest statement, funding information, corresponding author contact details.
Authors’ information includes: Name, degree, current position and institution.
Abstract is structured ALWAYS in the following subheadings: Objective, Methods, Results, Conclusion.
Keywords are obtained from the MeSH database.
Manuscript of Original Research artiles is ALWAYS structured in: Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, and Conclusions. (Do not aggregate these subheadings).
Text does not include abbreviations, unless they are commonly accepted.
All references are cited in the text, and they appear in References section in the same order as they appear in the text.
References are cited in standard MEDLINE form, including all their authors (avoiding the use of “et al”).
Internet pages used as references mention the date of access.
TABLES AND FIGURES
Tables appear at the end of the Main Text file, and they are formatted following the new specific rules for tables.
Figures appear at the end of the Main Text file and they are pasted in the manuscript as Microsoft objects (that allow editing).
The authors hereby transfer, assign, or otherwise convey to Pharmacy Practice: (1) the right to grant permission to republish or reprint the stated material, in whole or in part, without a fee; (2) the right to print pr epublish copies for free distribution or sale; and (3) the right to republish the stated material in any format (electronic or printed). In addition, the undersigned affirms that the article described above has not previously been published, in whole or part, is not subject to copyright or other rights except by the author(s), and has not been submitted for publication elsewhere, except as communicated in writing to Pharmacy Practice with this document.
Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC-BY-NC-ND) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
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Pharmacy Practice's editorial team uses this data to guide its work in publishing and improving this journal. Data that will assist in developing this publishing platform may be shared with its developer Public Knowledge Project in an anonymized and aggregated form, with appropriate exceptions such as article metrics. The data will not be sold by this journal or PKP nor will it be used for purposes other than those stated here. The authors published in this journal are responsible for the human subject data that figures in the research reported here.
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