Code of conduct for authors

The authors of manuscripts sent to Journal of Latin American Geriatric Medicine undertake to follow the principles of honesty, integrity, responsibility, and transparency.

In any case, they must declare any potential conflict of interest and/or financing, scholarship, or payment of fees from the private initiative received in the last 3 years, or during the development of their research.

The following actions will be considered bad practices and may lead to the retraction of the manuscript:

• Plagiarism

• Lack of adherence to international ethical standards in the development of research.

• Data fractioning or salami slicing

• Falsification, appropriation, or unauthorized reproduction of data, figures, images, algorithms, or tables.

• Duplicate or redundant publication

• Manipulation of bibliographic citations, including unwarranted self-citation

• Omission of relevant information that has a direct impact on the content of the manuscript.

• Unjustified alteration of the authors’ list 


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