VIOLATION OF PUBLICATION ETHICS: A GROWING CONCERN FOR JOURNAL EDITORS

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Zafar Ali
Asif Ali

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Scientific evidence is the basis for progress of medical science and clinical practice. Research findings are disseminated to the scientific community by means of Publication. Publication ethics is the code of conduct & regulatory mechanism being developed for the publication process of scholarly journals. Its aim is to establish
and maintain higher standards and scientific integrity. Publication ethics are violated by all those activities which threaten the integrity of the research publication process. These include authors dispute, fake affiliations, conflicts of interest, dual submissions, duplicate publication, plagiarism, salami slicing, fabrication and falsification. It affects the scientific community, journal editors, peer reviewers but the ultimate victims are the patients.

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Ali Z, Ali A. VIOLATION OF PUBLICATION ETHICS: A GROWING CONCERN FOR JOURNAL EDITORS. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2017 Dec. 9 [cited 2022 Aug. 14];31(4). Available from: https://jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/2282
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Zafar Ali

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Lady Reading Hospital, Medical Teaching Institution, Peshawar – Pakistan

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