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).
- We accept the submission of previously deposited manuscripts on a preprint server. The author must inform the condition of the manuscript and purchase the deposit on the preprint server.
- The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
Letter to the Editor
Maximum 1000 words (including references). Number of authors: up to four. References: up to seven. Title in English and Portuguese and title with up to 50 characters. The format is free and, in addition to general observations, it can include a maximum of two illustrations (photographs, tables, figures).
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