Technical Reports: Generally, is a report of a large series of measures, frequently displayed in the form of tables or graphics, with texts that describe the measurement conditions and procedures. Validity and utility are the criteria for the technical reports. The development of quality assurance procedures, including educative criteria, are appropriate for this category. Technical reports must display the new scientific data. (3000 words max.)
Technical Notes: A brief description of development, a procedure or specific device must be a solution for a particular problem and it must have enough significance to be considered useful for most of the readers of the J. health med. sci. It must be brief. (2000 words max.)
Documents: Analysis and diffusion of various aspects related to healthcare professions, their present, and future. (2000 words max.)
Review of Reviews: Dedicated to the critical analysis of abstracts of important scientific articles, published in Chile or abroad, mainly national production, with their respective commentary.
Counterpoint or Debate: Consists of pro and against positions over a controversial topic of some area. These are usually invited rather than offered. The editor invites authors to send articles addressing a specific topic, one per side of the discussion. Each side of the debate must be prepared by a single author unless the co-authorship was arranged for both sides before beginning the debate. Readers that wish to volunteer for debating a controversial topic must communicate with the Counterpoint Moderator to get instructions. (email@example.com, Editor). (2000 words max.).
Notes to the Editor or Recessions: Queries and/or remarks about a specific topic, and comments over articles published in the journal. They must be precise and responsibly signed. If a published article is refereed, its author would have the legal right to reply. Concepts, results, conclusions, value judgments, opinions, commentaries and comments expressed in each of the journal sections are exclusive responsibly of whoever has contributed the debate with them (1000 words max.).