Authorship and contributorship Criteria

Journal Policies on Authorship and Conributorship

Authorship credit should be based on any or all of the following:

1) Significant contributions to conception and design, acquisition of data, analysis and interpretation of data.

2) Drafting the article or revising it for important intellectual content.

3) Final approval of the version to be published.

All persons designated as authors should qualify for authorship, and all those who qualify should be listed.

The contributions of all authors must be described.   The submitting author is responsible for providing the contributions of all authors at submission. We expect that all authors will have reviewed, discussed, and agreed to their individual contributions. Contributions will be published with the final article, and they should accurately reflect contributions to the work.