Publication Policy and Ethics

The purpose of the periodical is development of Ukrainian military medicine and its integration into the world scientific space.

Tasks of the periodical:

  • publication of high-quality scientific and practical materials in all topics of military medicine and other fields of medicine;
  • reporting the results of research of local specialists in the field of military medicine;
  • ensuring formal recognition of scientific publications:
  • publication of the main scientific results of research by the applicants for scientific degrees as well as manuscripts of applicants for the award of a academic rank;
  • presentation of scientific activity of higher educational establishments and research institutions, scientists.

Editorial board of the periodical «Current Aspects of Military Medicine» adheres to the ethical principles developed by The Committee on Publication Ethics of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and approved by the International Committee of Medical Editors (ICMJE).

The ethical responsibilities of the editors, authors and reviewers of the periodical are based on the current policy and recommendations of Elsevier in the field of publishing ethics in order to improve the quality of the publication, ensure copyright of intellectual property and exclude the possibility of misuse of copyrighted materials.

Responsibilities of the editorial board and editors

The decision to publish an article is made on the basis of checking the reliability of the submitted data and the importance of the work for researchers and readers. The editor-in-chief (scientific editor) should not have any conflict of interest regarding the articles he rejects or accepts. The editor-in-chief of the periodical is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal are accepted for publication, and which are rejected. At the same time, he is guided by the periodical policy, and such legal requirements as non-defamation, plagiarism and copyright infringement. The editor-in-chief of the periodical may consult with members of the editorial board and reviewers when deciding on publication.

Justice

The editor-in-chief should evaluate the manuscript solely on its scientific content, regardless of race, gender, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, citizenship or political opinion of the authors of the manuscript.

Confidentiality

The editor-in-chief, scientific editor, members of the editorial board of the periodical should not disclose any information about the submitted manuscripts to anyone other than the authors of the article, potential reviewers and consultants of the editorial board, as well as the publisher.

Disclosure and conflict of interest

Unpublished data obtained from submitted manuscripts should not be used by the editor-in-chief, scientific editor, members of the editorial board for personal purposes or passed on to third parties (without the written permission of the author).

The editor-in-chief should not allow information to be published if there are sufficient grounds to believe that it is plagiarism.

The article, in case of acceptance for publication, is placed in the public domain; copyright is retained by the authors.

Appeal of violation of ethical policy

Editors of the periodical resolve conflict situations that arise in the process of work, and use all available means to resolve them.

Editors of the periodical publish information on corrections, rebuttals, and responses to articles if necessary.