Ex) Article Title, Author, Keywords
Ex) Article Title, Author, Keywords
The purpose of this guideline is proposing the principles and standards of research ethics in performing scholastic activities stated in Article 4 of regulation by the Korean Medical Society of Acupotomology (hereafter called this society).
This guideline is applied to the members of this society and persons involved in the publication of the journal of this society, the Journal of Korean Medical Society of Acupotomology (hereafter called the journal) (author, examiner, and editor).
All papers submitted and published through this society must follow by this guideline except when there is other related guideline.
All authors submitting paper to this society must submit a ‘pledge of compliance for research ethics’ with signature upon applying for publication of paper. There is separate form to follow by.
The author should be involved in the planning and designing, data collection, digitization of data, and writing of the paper, where any persons who contributed to major modifications in writing the paper can also be authors unless violating the copyright law. The first author is who directs the study by maximally producing core data of the paper for digitization to write the first draft of the paper. The corresponding author is who approved the final version of the paper, holding overall responsibility of the paper, with duty of corresponding with the readers. The co-authors are the authors other than the first author and the corresponding author in the paper. However, those who only provided data or research fund, or only instructed simple technique in the study group cannot become an author.
Since the author holds responsibility of the study, the author should not be discriminated upon qualification, and the order of authors should be determined fairly upon the degree of contribution to the study, irrelevant to the relative position.
The author should follow by the regulations related to the study, and especially respect intellectual property right like patent or copyright.
The author should perform all the research and academic activities with veracity and accuracy. There should be no research cheating like forgery, falsification, or plagiarism.
The author should be recognized only by research performed or contributed by him or herself and should take responsibility of the content.
Upon finding a serious error in one’s paper after submission, the author should correct the error without hesitation with adequate means.
The author should be fully aware of the management guideline for research notes, and sincerely record research process and results in the experiment or research note and preserve for three years after publication in the journal.
The examiner should respect the author’s personality as an intellectual and paper submitted as the author’s intellectual product should also be examined in accordance with this respect.
The examiners must adhere to the regulations set by the editorial committee.
The examiner should fairly evaluate the requested paper upon scholastic conscience and objective standards excluding any personal scholastic belief or personal acquaintance with the other. If it is not adequate or it is difficult to examine, it must be notified to the editorial committee without hesitance.
The examiner must notify the editorial committee when the requested paper is published or under review in another journal.
The examiners should not open to public or use in private any information of the author or the contents of the paper. Also, it should be cautious that the contents of the examined paper are not cited in other research before publication in the journal.
Editors hold all the rights and responsibility for acceptance or rejection of publication of the submitted paper.
Editors should adhere to the regulations related to editing set in the ' Instructions for editing or review of published papers in Journal of Korean Medical Society of Acupotomology ', and make sure there are no dispute over fairness raised for editing among members.
Information of the author or the contents of the paper gained through editing must not be open to the public.
Upon processing the tasks given to the editorial committee, the associate editor should identify to the final any raised research ethics problem of the paper, postpone publication of the study till it becomes clear, and submit the ethical violation in document to the research ethics committee.
This regulation stipulates the matters related to composition and management of the research ethics committee (hereafter called “committee”).
The committee is authorized to below matters.
The committee is organized as below.
The obligations of the committee are as follows.
For consideration of the research ethics, consultation to the related department within the society is available. In addition, when special knowledge is needed for consideration, an outside expert may be appointed as the consideration member.
Member of this society, person related to publication of this journal and public researcher may report to the research ethics committee upon member of this society or person related to the publication of this journal obviously violating the research ethics regulations. In this case, the report should be by one’s real name in principle, and research cheating report form should be turned in to the research ethics committee.
Any person related to research ethics issues should not open to public the identity of the informant and the examinee. However, when the reported content turns out false, then the informant is no more an object of secret protection.
The society must notify the informant and the examinee upon the issues related to the research ethics violation.
Any member or person related to the publication of this journal reported with violation of research ethics regulations must comply to the investigation process by the research ethics committee.
The research ethics committee can autonomously determine the process and method of verification within the contents of ‘Guidelines for ensuring research ethics’
The informant who reported on the violation of research ethics regulation and the reported examinee equally have the opportunities for statement of opinion, objections, and defense.
When the informant or the examinee is doubtful of a specific member of the research ethics committee’s fairness for consideration and resolutions, he or she may apply for challenge for the specific ethics member with stating the reason. However, the validity of the application for challenge follows the consideration of the research ethics committee.
Upon objection to the decisions of the research ethics committee, the informant or the examinee may apply for resurvey within fourteen days of the date of notification.
Upon identification of no violation of research ethics regulations, the committee must take measures for restoring honor of the examinee.
The disciplinary action of the research ethics committee enters into action via the resolution and official announcement of the board of directors.
The following actions violate the research ethics regulations.
The following disciplinary actions are enforced upon the degree of violation of research ethics.
Establishment and amendment of regulations must be approved by the board of directors, and it is effective immediately upon the approval.
All matters not specified in the regulation follow the custom and consideration and resolutions of the research ethics committee.
Jeongsu Park1 , Jieun Oh1 , Seongjun Bak1 , Soyeong Yun1 , Cheoungsu Kim2 , Hongmin Chu3 , Jaehyo Kim2
Reewon Kim1 , Heeseo Kim1 , Yuwan Lee1 , Huisu Choi1 , Geonha Park1 , Hayeon Kim1 , Joohyun Lee2 , Sungwoon Choi3
Cheah Kok Kay