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1. Theses contributed to this journal shall be prepared while observing the following ethics regulations that are based on the International Standards on Publication Ethics.

  • 1) For the policies on the research and publication ethics not stated in these instructions, International standards for editors and authors from the following organizations can be applied: Committee of Publication Ethics (http://publicationethics.org/international-standards-editors-and-authors); Council of Science Editors (CSE, http://www.councilscienceeditors.org); International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE, http://www.icmje.org); and Korean Association of Medical Journal Editors (KAMJE, http://www.kamje.or.kr).
  • 2) Clinical research should be conducted in accordance with the Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects outlined in the Declaration of Helsinki (http://www.wma.net/en/30publications/10policies/b3/index.html). Human subjects should not be identifiable; patients’ names, initials, hospital numbers, dates of birth, or other protected healthcare information should not be disclosed.
  • 3) For animal subjects, research should be performed based on the National or Institutional Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, and the ethical treatment of all experimental animals should be maintained.

2. If necessary, the editing committee can request the submission of written consents and approval letters of the ethics committee. Editors use the COPE Flowcharts for following COPE's Code of Conduct and implementing its advice when dealing with cases of suspected misconduct. The journal shall not carry theses that have involved the following unfair practices:

  • 1) Forgery: recording or reporting materials or research outputs that have been falsified.
  • 2) Alteration: manipulating research materials, equipment, or processes and/or changing or omitting materials or research outputs so as to render research records untrue.
  • 3) Plagiarism: appropriating others’ ideas, processes, outputs, or records in an unauthorized manner.

3. All submitted manuscripts should be original and should not be under consideration by other scientific journals for publication.

  • 1) Manuscripts that have been carried by or are being contributed to other academic journals cannot be contributed to this journal and vice versa.
  • 2) It is not allowed for the journal to carry any duplicated theses regardless of whether part or all of them have been published, printed, recorded, and/or registered in an academic journal in other languages, electronically or otherwise.
  • 3) The author can have his/her manuscripts that have been carried in this academic journal be duplicated in other languages only after the editing (or, publishing) committee chiefs of both academic journals have approved such duplication.
  • 4) Whether or not a duplicated thesis is carried shall be decided by the editing committee based on a review of the contents of the manuscripts.

4. No part of the manuscript should be duplicated in any other scientific journal without the permission of the Editorial Board. Duplication will be checked for using the iThenticate software (https://crosscheck.ithenticate.com/) before review.

5. If a duplicate publication related to the papers of this journal is detected, the authors will be announced in the journal and their institutes will be informed, and there will also be penalties for the authors. Materials taken from other sources must be accompanied by written permissions for reproduction that have been obtained from the original publisher.
For the policies on the research and publication ethics not stated in these instructions, International standards for editors and authors (http://publicationethics.org/international-standards-editors-and-authors) can be applied.

6. For details not specified here, refer to the research and publishing ethics recommended by the Council of Science Editors (CSE, http://www.councilscienceeditors.org), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE, http://www.icmje.org), and Korean Association of Medical Journal Editors (KAMJE, http://www.kamje.or.kr).

7. Manuscript submission is limited to theses for which the research data collection was conducted within the last five years.


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