Publication ethics

The PSU Medical Journal observes a high standard of publication ethics. All research involving human subjects (either direct experiments or use of medical/personal data or opinion), including research that use a questionnaire and classroom researches. The corresponding author must declare that all contributing authors were qualified to perform human subject studies and the study was approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee of the involved institute/hospital. A statement on ethical clearance should be placed in the Methods section. Related documents should be available upon request.

Works involving animals must be approved by the appropriate Institutional Board on Animal Research. Studies involving the use of bacteria (live or killed) and/or plasmids must comply with the Thailand Pathogens and Animal Toxins Act 2015 (พระราชบัญญัติเชื้อโรคและพิษจากสัตว์ พ.ศ. ๒๕๕๘) ( Laboratory work should be performed following the Enhancement of Safety Practice of Research Laboratory in Thailand (ESPReL) accredited laboratory (