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.
- COLLABORATIVE PUBLISHING PRINCIPLE: ALL the authors must be available to act as peer reviewers for Pharmacy Practice when requested.
- ORIGINALITY: The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in the box comments to the editor during the submission process).
- RELEVANCE AND CONSISTENCY: With the purpose of not duplicating literature, authors have checked previous issues of Pharmacy Practice and other pharmacy journals, for similar articles. Referencing these articles acknowledges their previous contribution to the area, as well as gives an idea of the importance that authors assign 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.
Emails for all the authors are provided in the title page and 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 is accepted)
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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 is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF or WordPerfect document file format.
Title page, abstract, main text, tables and figures (embedded) should be submitted in ONLY ONE FILE.
Optional supplementary files can be submitted separately.
Do not submit a cover letter. Just include the text in the box "Comments for the Editor".
TITLE PAGE: Title page contains all required information, including: title, conflict of interest statement, funding information, and corresponding author contact details.
Authors’ information includes name, degree, current position, institution, and e-mail.
ABSTRACT: Abstract is ALWAYS structured with the following subheadings: Objective, Methods, Results, and Conclusion.
Keywords are obtained from the MeSH database.
MAIN TEXT: The manuscript of original research articles is ALWAYS structured in the following manner: Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion and Conclusions. Do not aggregate these subheadings.
Text does not include abbreviations, unless they are commonly accepted.
REFERENCES: All references are cited in the text, and they appear in the 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 FIGURESTables 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 or 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.
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Author Self-Archiving Policy
Pharmacy Practice permits and encourages authors to post and archive the final PDFs of their respective articles submitted to the journal on personal websites or institutional repositories after publication, while providing bibliographic details that credit its publication in this journal.
The data collected from registered and nonregistered users of Pharmacy Practice falls within the scope of the standard functioning of peer-reviewed journals. It includes information that makes communication possible for the editorial process. It is used to informs readers about the authorship and editing of content, and enables collecting aggregated data on readership behaviors, as well as tracking geopolitical and social elements of scholarly communication.
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 could 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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