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The journal einstein (São Paulo) has the following sections: Original Article, Health Economics and Management, Case Report, Review, Reviewing Basic Sciences, Learning by Images, Medical Developments, and Letters to the Editor. The journal also publishes a subsection of thematic reviews.

Original Article

Designed to report results of scientific research. The article must be original and unpublished and contain the following items: structured abstract (in Portuguese and English for articles submitted in Portuguese, and in English for those submitted in English), introduction, objective, methods, results, discussion, conclusion and references. Original Articles must have at most 3,000 words and 30 references.

Health Economics and Management

Articles designed to report knowledge, which express concepts and reflects on effective practices in health management, administration and economics. The following items must be included: structured abstract (in Portuguese and English for articles submitted in Portuguese, and in English for those submitted in English), introduction, objective, methods, results, discussion, conclusion and references. They must have at most 3,000 words and 30 references.

Case Report

Reporting cases of a certain medical condition, particularly rare situations with relevant data to the reader, describing its aspects, history, management, etc., including a brief literature review, case description and relevant discussion. They must have at most 1,000 words, and up to 10 references.

Review

Review articles may be narratives and/or systematic reviews, including critical evaluations of the literature on a given subject; they must describe the procedures used, the topic and its limits, conclusions and references. The text must have at most 3,000 words, and up to 40 references. All reviews may only be submitted upon invitation by the editor.

Reviewing Basic Sciences

Review articles on basic science topics with relevant clinical impact. They must have at most 2,000 words and 30 references.

Learning by Images

A typical pathognomonic image – ultrasound, computed tomography, X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging, photograph of surgery, microscopy or clinical sign – followed by an explanatory text with at most 300 words and 10 references.

Medical Developments

Section designed for publication of diagnostic and/or therapeutic novelties currently applied to different healthcare areas. It discusses developments that are already in use. Authors are free to write the text, which must have at most 1,000 words and 10 references.

Letters to the Editor

The purpose is to comment on or discuss papers published in the journal, or to report ongoing original research, scientific findings, etc. It must have at most 150 words and 5 references. Letters to the Editor will not go through peer review and it will be published after Editors’ evaluation.