The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed journal is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of work of the author and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior.

Publication Ethics Policy contain below step

  • Authorship of the paper
  • Originality and plagiarism 
  • Data access and retention
  • Multiple, redundant or concurrent publication
  • Acknowledgment of sources
  • Disclosure and conflicts of interest
  • Fundamental errors in published works
  • Reporting standards
  • Hazards and human or animal subjects
  • Use of patient images or case details