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Editorial Policy

Manuscripts to JKDISS must be editorials, commentaries, original articles, review articles, short communications, case investigation report, book reviews and letter to the editor, which have not been published previously, and are not being considered for publication by other journals.
Original raw data must be available for review by the editorial board when required. All authors of a manuscript must have agreed to submit the manuscript to JKDISS and are responsible for the whole content, including literature citation and acknowledgements. The authors must also have agreed that the corresponding author has the authority to act on their behalf on all matters pertaining to the publication of the paper, and that it is their responsibility to comply with copyright laws. When a manuscript is published in JKDISS, it is understood that authors have agreed to JKDISS's rights to protect the manuscript from misappropriation of their work, and that the manuscript becomes permanent property of JKDISS, which may not be published elsewhere without official permission.

Research ethics

All the manuscripts should be prepared under strict observation of research and publication ethics guidelines recommended by the Council of Science Editors, International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, and World Association of Medical Editors.
Any study including human subjects or human data must be reviewed and approved by a responsible institutional review board (IRB). For further information on investigations involving human material, please refer to the principles in the Declaration of Helsinki. ( Animal experiments should also be reviewed by an appropriate committee (IACUC: Institutional Animal Care and use Committee) for the care and the use of animals. Studies involving pathogens requiring a high degree of biosafety should pass review of a relevant committee (IBC: Institutional Biosafety Committee). The editor of JKDISS may request submission of copies of informed consents from human subjects in all studies or IRB approval documents.


All authors must meet the authorship criteria of 'Uniform Requirement for Manuscript Submitted to Biomedical Journals' listed on Qualifying for authorship is required for all authors and the order of authorship is to be decided between the coauthors. The authorship credit should be based on substantial contributions to 1. conception and design of the study, acquisition of data, or analysis and interpretation of data, 2. drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content, and 3. final approval of the version to be published. Authors should meet conditions 1, 2, and 3.
One author should be chosen to act as a corresponding author but the corresponding author does not have to be the first author. The corresponding author will be responsible for the entire communications from and to the Editorial Office, the editors and etc. In case of multicenter studies, a corporate author directly responsible for the manuscript should be appointed.


All authors are to thoroughly read and sign JKDISS's "Authorship Responsibility and Copyright Transfer" form and submit it with the manuscript or fax a copy to +82-32-518-0866. For the copyrights of the contributions published in JKDISS, see Creative Commons (Attribution-Noncommercial) at

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