Ethical guidelines for authorship and publishing in the Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle

Stephan von Haehling, John E. Morley, Andrew J S Coats, Stefan D Anker

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The principles of ethical authorship and publishing in the Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle (JCSM) are: 1. all authors listed on the manuscript have approved its submission and publication as provided to JCSM; 2. no person who has a right to be recognized as author has been omitted from the list of authors; 3. each author has made an independent material contribution to the work submitted for publication; 4. the submitted work is original and is neither under consideration elsewhere nor has it been published previously in whole or in part other than in abstract form; 5. all original research work is approved by the relevant bodies such as institutional review boards or ethics committees; 6. all conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise, that may affect the authors' ability to present data objectively have been duly declared in the manuscript; 7. the manuscript in its published form will be maintained on the servers of JCSM as a valid publication only as long as all statements in the guidelines on ethical publishing remain true; 8. if any of the aforementioned statements ceases to be true, the authors have a duty to notify the editors of JCSM as soon as possible so that the information available online can be updated and/or the manuscript can be withdrawn.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-8
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

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