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ETHICS POLICY

NPWTJ complies with ethical standards disclosed in the COPE guidelines. Our Editorial board uses standard operating procedures for the following situations (based on COPE Guidelines):

suspected redundant publication

suspected plagiarism in a submitted manuscript

suspected fabricated data in a submitted manuscript

changes in authorship

suspected ghost, guest or gift authorship

suspected undisclosed conflict of interest

suspected an ethical problem with a sybmitted manuscript

a suspicion that the reviewer has appropriated an author’s idea or data.