Publication Ethics

            Ethics for publishing articles in Lampang Medical Journal, an academic journal on medical science and public health of Lampang Hospital. To disseminate the knowledge gained from reviewing, analyzing, synthesizing, and applying information such as research reports, case reports, and interesting review articles. For the public to use the knowledge properly and appropriately, all parties involved are required to strictly adhere to the following ethical guidelines and standards for publication.


Ethics for authors

1. Articles submitted by authors for publication in journals must be new works. It has never been published or is being considered for publication by any journal before.

2. The content of the article must be the work of the author himself. Not plagiarized or extracted from other articles without permission or proper reference.

3. Any corrections or additional information provided to the editorial board must be completed before it can be considered for publication.

4. Published as property of Lampang Medical Journal

5. A letter certifying every author's article is required. (Download in the For Readers section)

6. If the author's academic work is related to humans or experimental animals. The authors should act according to ethical principles. Must strictly comply with the relevant laws and regulations. In addition, consent must always be obtained before collecting data or presenting relevant documents, such as a letter of consent from a patient or a letter of approval from the research ethics committee of the institution always attached.

7. Must follow the prescribed format. In addition, the facts must be reported accurately and the source of funding that supports the research must be identified in its entirety.

8. Incomplete or incorrect manuscripts. Will be returned to the article owner for editing before entering the article review process.

9. If found that the article has been submitted to other journals which are giving false credentials. Articles requested for publication will be withdrawn from Lampang Medical Journal immediately.

10. The text contained in the article and all elements of the article are the sole responsibility of the author.

11. The author must clearly state any conflicts of interest (if any) to the editor before the article is submitted for processing consideration.

12. Please submit the article affidavit and a letter of authorization from the Human Research Ethics Committee to the Editorial Board before submitting the article.


Ethics for editors and editorial teams

1. Editors and editorial teams shall not have any conflict of interest with authors or experts. Whether it is for commercial benefit or as a reference for academic work.

2. The editor and editing teams shall not prevent or modify the information exchanged between experts and authors.

3. Editors and editorial teams must strictly abide by the journal's processes and procedures.

4. The editor and editorial teams are responsible for reviewing and reviewing all articles submitted to the journal. Considering the consistency between the content of the article and the purpose and scope of the journal. This includes checking the article quality during the article quality evaluation before publishing.

5. Editors and editorial teams must consider articles for academic reasons.

6. If the editor finds that other people's works have been copied during the evaluation process, the editor will stop the evaluation process. And immediately contact the author of the paper for clarification, to "accept" or "reject" the publication of the article


Ethics for the experts

1. Experts must not have any conflict of interest with the author. The quality of an article must be considered when considering the quality of the article. And consider according to academic principles and reasons without prejudice and personal conflicts and have a genuine knowledge and understanding of the content of the articles being assessed

2. Experts must realize that they are experts and have a real understanding of the content of the article being evaluated.

3. Experts must not seek benefits from the articles they have assessed

4. Other pieces (plagiarism) or contain sensitive content that may cause effects third parties must notify the editor immediately and provide clear supporting evidence.

5. Experts must maintain the assessment period according to the assessment time frame set by the journal including not disclosing the information of the assessed articles to others