Research and Puplication Ethics

Health Academy Kastamonu includes clinical and experimental original articles, reviews, and case reports related to health sciences. Magazine; In the articles published, it is necessary to comply with the ethical rules and scientific standards related to the subject and to avoid any commercial concern.

  • Submissions for publication must not have been previously published or submitted for publication.
  • If the article was previously published, quote text, table, picture, etc. If it is available, the author of the article should have written permission from the copyright holder and the authors, and it should be stated in the article. The legal responsibility in this respect belongs to the authors.
  • The papers presented in scientific meetings shall be taken into consideration provided that they are indicated.
  • In Turkish articles, the Turkish dictionary of the Turkish Language Association or address should also be based on a glossary of terms related to the branches of Turkish Medical Associations.
  • At the end of the MATERIALS AND METHODS ”section,“ Statistical Analysis ”should be given.


  • All authors should have a direct academic-scientific contribution to the manuscript.
  • The author, who is in charge of communication with the journal, carries the responsibility of the final version of the manuscript on behalf of all authors.


  • The principle of compliance with the Declaration of Helsinki principles should be sought in all studies involving “human.” In the presence of such studies, the authors should state that they have worked under these principles in the MATERIALS AND METHODS section of the article and that they have received informed Informed consent from the ethics committees of their institutions and the people who participated in the study.
  • If the “Animal” item is used in the study, the authors should state that they protect animal rights in their studies and that they get approval from the ethics committees of their institutions in line with the principles of Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals in the article.
  • In the case of reports, “ informed consent” should be obtained from the patients regardless of the identity of the patient.
  • If the article contains a direct-indirect commercial link or financial support for the study, the authors; They should state to the editor on the presentation page that there is no commercial relationship with the commercial product, drug, company, etc. used, and if so, the relationship (consultant, other agreements).
  • If Ethics Committee Approval is required in the article, Authors should declare that they have received approval from the ethics committee in the “Materials and Methods” section.


  • All publications/copyrights of the articles accepted for the publication belong to our journal. The opinions and suggestions in the articles are the sole responsibility of the authors.
  • For each article, the authors should send the HEALTH ACADEMY KASTAMONU PUBLISHING RIGHTS TRANSFER FORM with the article to the journal.


The language of the journal is Turkish and English.

Types of manuscripts that will be sent for publication in journals should be in the following categories and should be prepared in the specified structures.

 a) Original Research: Prospective, retrospective, and all kinds of experimental studies.

  • Abstract (Average 200-250 words, Turkish and English)
  • Introduction
  • Materials and Methods
  • Findings
  • Discussion
  • Result
  • Thanks
  • References

b) Review: Must be prepared directly or by invited authors. It can be prepared to include the latest medical literature for any subject that has medical characteristics. It should be especially preferred that the author has published publications on the subject.

  • Abstract (Average 200-250 words, Turkish and English)
  • Topics about the article
  • References

c) Case Report: These are rare articles that differ in diagnosis and treatment. It should be supported by a sufficient number of photographs and diagrams.


  • Abstract (Average 100-150 words, Turkish and English)
  • Introduction
  • Case Report
  • Discussion
  • References

During the application process, the authors are expected to prepare their articles using the Health Academy Kastamonu Journal Writing Template. A guide to using the template can be found here.

Last Update Time: 3/3/23, 11:31:52 AM

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