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Research on Human Subjects

For research involving human participants, written informed consent is mandatory, and all experiments and clinical investigations must be conducted according to the ethical standards given in the Declaration of Helsinki of 1975, as revised in year 2008..

All research involving human subjects must be approved by the authors' institutional review board or appropriate committee(s). The name of the board must be given in the manuscript.

The manuscript should contain a statement in the Methods/Experimental section of the manuscript that:
"All procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975, as revised in 2008."
and
"Informed consent was obtained from all patients for being included in the study."

If informed consent was not taken, give an explanation why this is so. State whether the informed consent was written or oral. If oral informed consent was taken, it must be stated in the manuscript: i) why written consent could not be obtained, ii) that the institutional review board or appropriate research committee(s) approved the use of oral consent, and iii) how oral consent was documented. Must state whether informed consent was written or oral.

Authors may be required to submit, on request, a statement from the institutional review board or research ethics committee indicating approval of the research. If a form was used to take written, informed consent from the patient included in the study, submit a sample of the patient consent form.

If no human experiments were performed, omit the above statement and include the statement:
"This article does not contain any studies with human subjects performed by any of the authors."


Animals Studies and Ethical Treatment

Studies involving experiments with animals must state that their care was in accordance with institution's or national research council's guidelines for, or any national law on the care and use of laboratory animals. All animal work must have been conducted according to relevant national and international guidelines. Animal experimental procedures should be as humane as possible and the details of anesthetics and analgesics used should be clearly stated.

Evidence for approval by a local Ethics Committee (for both human as well as animal studies) must be supplied by the authors on demand.

The manuscript should contain a statement in the Methods/Experimental section of the manuscript that:
"All institutional and national guidelines for the care and use of laboratory animals were followed."

If animals experiments were not performed, omit the above statement and include the statement:
"This article does not contain any studies with animal subjects performed by any of the authors."


NOTE: For both human and animal research

If no human or animals experiments were performed, omit statements 2 and 3 above and include the statement:
"This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by any of the authors."

If ethical approval was not required or if the research was not conducted in accordance with the Helsinki Declaration, the authors must: i) give an explanation why this was so, ii) explain the rationale for their approach, and iii) provide evidance that the institutional review body explicitly approved the doubtful aspects of the study.







 
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