Scope and policy
The Colombian Journal of Rheumatology (Revista Colombiana de Reumatología) is the official organ of the Colombian Association of Rheumatology that is published every three months (quarterly) in March, June, September and December and is directed to generalists, internist, and many other specialties.
Authors submitting manuscripts should consider that they have not been published previously, in total or in part (e.g. figures or tables), in print or electronic format and are not under consideration by another publication or electronic medium except an abstract of less than 400 words. In addition, authors should send a letter stating that the manuscript has been read and approved by all them.
Form and preparation of manuscripts
The manuscript may be submitted in the following order: 1. A page of title page, 2. A page of abstract and key words in Spanish and English, 3. Text or body of manuscript, 4. References, 5. Legends of illustrations , 6. Figures and tables. Pages should be numerated; page title should be page no.1.
If an abstract is from an original paper or a reflection, it should be structured and be included the following sub-titles: Introduction, Objectives, Material and Methods, Results and Conclusions. Abbreviations are not allowed in the abstract except when units of measure are used.
Figures must be included in each page accompanied by the corresponding legends. Tables should be included individually and in sequence in a page and elaborated in a Word file as simple as possible. Hard copies should be made in laser printer. It should be included three copies of figures and photographies including identification, foot and orientation on the back. Foot notes should be in a separate page. Figures should be less than 203x 254 mm (8 x 10 inches) and should be accompanied by corresponding authorization when the material has been published previously. In addition, authors must submit an informed consent when including photographs of human beings.
Every manuscript will be evaluated by peer review and we will notify by mail whether the paper is accepted for publication or whether it will requir
Sending of manuscripts
Manuscripts may be submitted to Asociación Colombiana de Reumatología in original and two copies including the graphic material along with an electronic copy to: Asociación Colombiana de Reumatología ñ Oficina 603, Calle 94 No. 15-32, Bogotá, Colombia. Phones: 571-6350840 – 571-6350841 – 571-6215134, Fax: 571-6215145.
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