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Rules and Regulations
9th Scientific Publication Award of Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia

To encourage the submission of original articles on major cardiovascular issues, Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia (ABC) and on the development of technical and scientific papers, the Brazilian Society of Cardiology, in a concerted effort with the sponsoring company, creates the “ABC Scientific Publication Award” (the “Award”).

1. The Award is intended to authors of the top five original articles published in ABC from January 2013 and December 2013.

2. Only those original articles published in ABC in 2013, according to the fields of study to be defined and the number of publications, at the discretion of the editors of ABC, may participate in the Award.
2.1. A single Original Article is not allowed to compete in different fields of study.
2.2. A single author is allowed to compete with more than one Original Article.

3. To assess the Original Articles, the Jury will consider the following items:
a) Relevance and originality;
b) Clarity and relevance of objectives; consistency with the methodology;
c) Design of appropriate research objectives;
d) Description of the methods/procedures and statistical analysis appropriate to the design. A clear description of the population and sample size. Definition of study variables, mainly intervention or exposure and outcome;
e) Importance for furthering knowledge. Applicability and impact of the findings.

4. Regardless of the number of authors, a certificate will be issued to the Award assigned to each Original Article;
4.1. If more than one author has written the article, the Award will be assigned to the first author of the Original Article.

5. The authors are not required to register to participate in the award.

6. The editors of the ABC will make a shortlist to analyze the areas in which each Original Article will compete. The process of evaluating, classifying, judging and awarding will be conducted by the Jury of the “ABC Scientific Publication Award,” to be chosen by the editors of the journal ABC in a timely manner.

7. The decisions issued by the Jury are unappeallable.

8. The top five Original Articles will be disclosed on the Brazilian Society of Cardiology website at www.cardiol.br on a date yet to be defined.

9. The awards will be given in a ceremony of the “ABC Scientific Publication Award” on a date yet to be defined.

10. The 9th Scientific Publication Award of ABC will pay tribute to the most active reviewer in 2013 and the authors of the manuscript published in the most cited journal in the two previous years. The recognition for each category will be made through an honors certificate with no cash prize.

11. The editors of ABC will decide on any other cases not covered in these Rules and Regulations.

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