Duplicate publication: What an editor can do?

Sunil Dogra, Savita Yadav Duplicate publication: What an editor can do? Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2010;76:99-102 The authors explain what “Duplicate publication” in medical journals is all about and discuss how editors, peer reviewers and authors should deal with this serious issue. From simple actions like sensitizing authors through “Instructions to contributors”, to using […]

Bias in the research literature and conflict of interest: an issue for publishers, editors, reviewers and authors, and it is not just about the money.

Young SN. Bias in the research literature and conflict of interest: an issue for publishers, editors, reviewers and authors, and it is not just about the money.  J Psychiatry Neurosci 2009;34(6):412-7. The article discusses a key issue in medical research – “conflict of interest” and focuses on how the Journal attempts to deal with these […]

Ethics in presentations: teach the teachers first

Sivapathasundharam . Ethics in presentations: teach the teachers first Available from: www.ijdr.in/text.asp?2008/19/4/283/44525 The author writes about presentations in conferences and highlights the importance of quoting references. – a practice that is by and large either neglected or minimized in Indian presentation. He emphasizes that by quoting references the presenter shows that he has done enough reading […]