Author Responsibilities


  • Authors warrant that the submitted manuscript is their own original work and has not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.

Appropriate Use of Sources

  • Authors will cite the work of others appropriately and refer to any publications that have influenced their own research.
  • Any form of plagiarism will result in the rejection of the manuscript.


  • Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the execution or writing of the reported study.
  • Unethical use of authorship will result in the rejection of the manuscript.

Avoidance of Conflicts of Interest

  • Authors must include a statement disclosing any financial or other relevant conflicts of interest.
  • All sources of financial support for the conduct of the research should be disclosed.