Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics Of "COSMIC JOURNAL OF NURSING AND HEALTH STUDIES"

Preamble

The "COSMIC JOURNAL OF NURSING AND HEALTH STUDIES" is committed to maintaining the highest standards of publication ethics. This document outlines the ethical principles that guide the journal's editorial team, authors, and reviewers.

1. Editorial Responsibilities

The editorial team of the "COSMIC JOURNAL OF NURSING AND HEALTH STUDIES" is responsible for ensuring the publication of high-quality, ethically sound research. The team is committed to:

  • Fairness and objectivity: The editorial team will treat all submissions with fairness and objectivity, regardless of the author's race, gender, nationality, or institutional affiliation.
  • Confidentiality: The editorial team will maintain the confidentiality of all submitted manuscripts.
  • Conflict of interest: The editorial team will disclose any potential conflicts of interest to the authors and reviewers of submitted manuscripts.

2. Author Responsibilities

Authors submitting manuscripts to the "COSMIC JOURNAL OF NURSING AND HEALTH STUDIES" are responsible for ensuring that their work is original, ethical, and scientifically sound. Authors are also responsible for:

  • Originality: Authors must ensure that their work is original and has not been published elsewhere.
  • Authorship: Authors must list all contributors to the work and ensure that all contributors have agreed to be listed as authors.
  • Plagiarism: Authors must not plagiarize the work of others.
  • Data integrity: Authors must ensure that the data underlying their research is accurate and complete.
  • Conflict of interest: Authors must disclose any potential conflicts of interest to the editorial team.
  • Ethical approval: Authors must obtain ethical approval for all research involving human subjects or animals.

3. Reviewer Responsibilities

Reviewers of manuscripts submitted to the "COSMIC JOURNAL OF NURSING AND HEALTH STUDIES" are responsible for providing fair, objective, and constructive feedback to the authors. Reviewers are also responsible for:

  • Confidentiality: Reviewers must maintain the confidentiality of all submitted manuscripts.
  • Conflict of interest: Reviewers must disclose any potential conflicts of interest to the editorial team.
  • Timeliness: Reviewers must submit their reviews in a timely manner.
  • Constructiveness: Reviewers must provide constructive feedback to the authors that will help them improve their work.

4. Ethical Considerations

The "COSMIC JOURNAL OF NURSING AND HEALTH STUDIES" is committed to publishing ethical research. This includes:

  • Research involving human subjects: All research involving human subjects must be approved by an appropriate institutional review board (IRB).
  • Research involving animals: All research involving animals must adhere to the principles of humane animal care.
  • Conflict of interest: Authors and reviewers must disclose any potential conflicts of interest.
  • Data integrity: Authors must ensure that the data underlying their research is accurate and complete.
  • Plagiarism: Authors must not plagiarize the work of others.
  • Confidentiality: Authors must protect the confidentiality of any sensitive information collected during their research.

5. Complaints

The "COSMIC JOURNAL OF NURSING AND HEALTH STUDIES" has a procedure for handling complaints about ethical violations. Complaints should be submitted to the editor-in-chief. The editor-in-chief will investigate all complaints and take appropriate action.

6. Conclusion

The "COSMIC JOURNAL OF NURSING AND HEALTH STUDIES" is committed to maintaining the highest standards of publication ethics. We believe that ethical research is essential for advancing nursing and health science.