Research Ethics and Policy

Ethical Considerations:
Manuscripts submitted for publication must comply with the following ethical considerations:

Informed Consent
Informed consent of the patients must be taken before they are considered for participation in a study. Patient identifying information, such as names, initials, hospital numbers, or photographs should not be included in the written descriptions. Patient consent should be obtained in written and archived with the authors.

Approval Clearance from Institutional Ethics
Mandatory requirements for publications of articles in this journal.

Registration in Clinical Trial Registration of India (CTRI)
The article should quote CTRI registration details which is an essential requirement for publication as clinical research study as appropriate.

Protection of Human Subjects and Animals in Research
When conducting experiments on human subjects, appropriate approval must have been obtained by the relevant ethics committees. All the procedures must be performed in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible ethics committee both (institutional and national).