Ethical Principles and Publication Policy

Health Academy Kastamonu covers clinical and experimental original articles, reviews and case reports on health sciences. Magazine; In the articles it publishes, it seeks to comply with the relevant ethical rules and scientific standards, and not to have commercial concerns.
Works submitted for publication must not have been previously published elsewhere or submitted for publication.
If the article was previously published; quotations, tables, pictures, etc. If available, the article author must obtain written permission from the copyright holder and authors and state this in the article. Legal responsibility in this matter belongs to the authors.
Manuscripts presented at scientific meetings are evaluated, provided that it is stated.
For articles in Turkish, the Turkish dictionary of the Turkish Language Association or the address ( and the dictionary of terms belonging to their own branches of the Turkish Medical Associations should be taken as basis.
How the sample size is determined, how sampling is done, and which biostatistical methods and principles are used in data analysis. MATERIALS AND METHODS” should be given under the subtitle of “Statistical Analysis” at the end of the section.
All authors must have a direct academic-scientific contribution to the submitted scientific paper.
The author, who is responsible for communicating with the journal, is responsible for the final version of the article on behalf of all authors.
The author who communicates with the journal is obliged to forward the "AUTHOR CONTRIBUTION FORM (" to the journal.
The principle of compliance with the Principles of the Declaration of Helsinki ( is sought in all studies involving the "human" element. In the presence of such studies, the authors should state that they carried out the study in accordance with these principles under the heading "2.1 Ethical dimension of the study" in the 2. MATERIALS AND METHODS section of the article, and that they obtained "informed consent" from the ethical committees of their institutions and the people who participated in the study.
If the "Animal" item is used in the study, the authors state "2.1 Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals ( for-the-care-and-use-of-laboratory-animals.pdf) principles, they should state that they protect animal rights in their work and that they have received approval from the ethics committees of their institutions.
In case reports, "informed consent" should be obtained from the patients regardless of the identity of the patient, and it should be stated that informed consent was obtained under the heading "2.1 Ethical dimension of the study" in the 2. MATERIALS AND METHODS section of the article.
If the article has a direct-indirect commercial connection or an institution that provides financial support for the study, the authors; They should indicate on the submission page to the editor that they have no commercial relationship with the commercial product, drug, company used or, if any, what kind of relationship they have (consultant, other agreements). Whether or not there is a conflict of interest, all authors must fill out the conflict of interest declaration form, and the responsible author must upload the documents prepared separately for each author to the system. Conflict of interest declaration form can be accessed from the spelling rules page.
If “Ethics Committee Approval” is required for the article, the authors state that they have obtained ethics committee approval in “2. Material and Methods” section, "2.1 Under the heading of the ethical dimension of the research" should be declared. If ethics committee approval is not required, it should be explained why ethics committee approval is not required under the heading "2.1 Ethical dimension of the research" in the materials and methods section.
All publications/copyrights of the articles accepted for publication belong to our journal. The thoughts and suggestions in the articles are entirely the responsibility of the authors.
(” should be sent to the journal together with the article.
The authors who are found to have acted contrary to the conditions specified in the HEALTH ACADEMY KASTAMONU COPYRIGHT TRANSFER FORM
articles are rejected at the pre-control and evaluation stages, and deleted from the journal records during the editing stage. In addition, future articles submitted by authors who behave in violation of the conditions specified in the HEALTH ACADEMY KASTAMONU COPYRIGHT TRANSFER FORM will be rejected at the pre-control stage and no refereeing invitation will be sent to these authors.
The publication languages ​​of the journal are Turkish and English.
Types of articles to be sent to journals for publication 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. structure
Abstract (Average 200-250 words, Turkish and English)

Material and Methods

b) Review: It should be prepared directly or by invited authors. It can be prepared to include the latest medical literature for any subject with medical characteristics. It should be especially preferred if the author has published publications on that subject.
Abstract (Average 200-250 words, Turkish and English)

Topics related to the subject

c) Case Report: These are rare articles that differ in diagnosis and treatment. It should be supported with a sufficient number of photographs and diagrams.
Abstract (Average 100-150 words, Turkish and English)

Case Report



During the application process, authors are expected to prepare their articles using the Health Academy Kastamonu Journal Writing Template (

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