Publication ethics

  title={Publication ethics},
  author={Neil S Morton},
  journal={Pediatric Anesthesia},
  • N. Morton
  • Published 1 October 2009
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Pediatric Anesthesia
The editor of any medical journal has to be aware of the ethical and legal framework within which medical research is conducted. When research and publications relate to children, then particularly high standards are required in the design, conduct, and reporting of research in order to protect the rights of children and their families. Authors have a number of duties and responsibilities that are mirrored by those of editors and publishers. Of particular importance are the principles of… 


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Useful websites International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)
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