Compliance with Ethical Rules

  • 1. The papers submitted to KAREN should not already been published or been submitted to another journal.
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  • 2. Authors should adhere to ICMJE (International Committee of Medical Journal Editors) recommendations and COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics)'s international standards for editors and authors.
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  • 3. Compliance with the principles of scientific research and publication ethics is evaluated within the framework of the provisions of Article 4 of the Inter-University Council Scientific Research and Publication Ethics Directive, Article 9 of Regulations of the TUBITAK Committee on Research and Publication Ethics and Article 6 of the Higher Education Council Scientific Research and Publication Ethics Directive.
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  • 4. Ethical committee approval should be obtained for studies on clinical and experimental human and animals requiring “Ethics Committee Decision” and this approval should be stated and documented in the paper.