Ethical Principles and Publication Policy

The author(s) undertake(s) all scientific responsibility for the manuscript. All the authors must actively participate in the study. The author(s) guarantee(s) that neither the manuscript itself nor any substantially similar content thereof has been published considered for publication elsewhere. or is being. If the manuscript had been presented in a meeting before; the name, date, and province of the meeting should be noted.

The ICMJE suggests that the authors meet the following four criteria:

  1. To contribute to the content of the work/design and collection, analysis and interpretation of data for study;
  2. To have drafted the writing essay or have made critical reviews with an important intellectual content;
  3. To have reviewed and approved the last version of the article before its publication;
  4. To accept the responsibility for all aspects of working to ensure that questions concerning the validity and validity of any part of the work are properly investigated and resolved.

The protocol of the clinical investigations must be approved by the appropriate ethics committee of the related institution. All manuscripts dealing with human subjects must contain, in the Materials and Methods section, a statement indicating that the study has been approved by the committee or there should be a statement that the research was performed following the Declaration of Helsinki principles ( In research work which includes humans, informed consent must be obtained before the study and this should be stated in the text.

All papers reporting experiments using animals must include a statement in the Material and Methods section giving assurance that all animals have received humane care in compliance with the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals ( and indicating approval by the institutional ethical review board.

Review Process: Upon submission, all manuscripts are reviewed to check for requirements requested by the Journal. Manuscripts that do not comply with these requirements will be sent back to authors without further evaluations. All the papers are first evaluated by the editor; later the papers are sent to advisory board members. If needed, some questions can be asked to the authors to answer; or some defaults may have to be corrected by the authors. The result can be acceptance, minor revision, major revision or rejection. Accepted manuscripts are forwarded for publication; in this stage, all information and data are checked and controlled properly; the proof of the article to be published by the journal are forwarded to the writers for proofreading and corrections.

This journal uses double-blind peer review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process. To facilitate this, authors need to ensure that their manuscripts are prepared in a way that does not give away their identity.

Copyright Statement: By the Copyright Act of 1976, the publisher owns the copyright of all published articles. All manuscripts submitted must be accompanied by the “Copyright Transfer Form” that is available in

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Phoenix Medical Journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Our journal has adopted the Open Access Policy, and no fees will be charged from the authors at any stage of the publication for the articles submitted.