Ethical Principles and Publication Policy

The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE), Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). 

The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (

The articles have not been published anywhere before and no other journal has been sent for the publication. Plagiarism program (iThendicate) is used in Selcuk Medical Journal. Articles with similarities that exceed the academic citation limit and/or articles that are not prepared in accordance with the publication rules will not be evaluated. All studies require approval of the ethics committee and certification of this certificate will be the basis for the publication of the manuscripts. 

All studies should be informed of the level of authors' contribution and approval. The study should also be informed that there is no financial conflict of interest at any stage, including data collection, experimentation, writing and language editing. Commercial sponsorship should be reported if it is in work. No payment is required from the authors for the articles to be published in Selcuk Medical Journal.