The journal adheres to the core practices of the Committee on Publication Ethics  and follows COPE guidelines which outline how to deal with cases of potential publication misconduct.

The World Association of Medical Editors and the recommendations of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors are followed and outline the expected duties of editors, reviewers and authors.

All submissions must conform to the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals. The journal requirements reflect those of the ICMJE.