Types of articles
- ORIGINAL OR RESEARCH ARTICLES
A section devoted to original research in the field of community pharmacy. The structure shall be as follows: abstract, keywords, text (introduction, materials and methods, results, and discussion), acknowledgments, and bibliography (IMRaD).
Reviews are about any subject of relevance or interest on professional activity in the field of community pharmacy.
- ORIGINAL BRIEF
This format is used to communicate the preliminary results of research of lesser scope or impact. Results of a research study connected with a project already published in the journal where inclusion of the full original work would contain numerous redundancies, as well as any other research that does not require a lengthy article to be communicated effectively. These works, in general, should be structured as an original article (IMRaD), including the abstract length.
Feature articles, practical application protocols, drug information, or any other items of interest to the Editorial Committee which does not fit in other sections.
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Comments related to articles published recently in the journal and other scientific or professional letters related to community pharmacy are published here.
- CASE REPORTS
Case reports related to the practice of community pharmacy and pharmacological care will be published, such as indications, dispensing and monitoring, or more specific drug interactions, NOM, pharmacovigilance, etc.
- RESEARCH PROJECTS
Properly structured research protocols (abstract, introduction and justification, applicability of the results, objectives, materials and methods, ethical considerations, chronology, and analysis).
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