Conflict of Interest Statement
The authors of the submitted manuscripts to Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences (JIUMS), must clearly disclose all potential conflict of interests that may be related to their work, according to COPE’s guidelines. All reviewers/editors of JIUMS follow the policy when evaluating the manuscripts. In the regard the authors should fill a statement in which all possible competing interests are checked.
Changes in authorship
For any changing in the authorship of submissions or published articles, signed agreements from all authors is necessary. The change of authorship in published articles would be indicated only in an Erratum.
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Ownership and management
JIUMS is owned by Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Iran, and is managed and published by YektaPub Co.
All submissions to JIMUS are screened for any potential plagiarism. If plagiarism is detected, the manuscript will be rejected and a feedback will be sent to the authors' institutions.
Correction and retraction
JIUMS is adhere to the ICMJE and COPE guidelines for any correction to, or retraction of the published articles. Restricted correction or retraction may be executed by issuing Correction or Retraction article that have been linked to the original ones. The original articles are not changed. In very rare cases, an article may be removed from Journal site, permanently.