The Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine is the official scientific publication of the Emergency Medicine Association of Turkey. The journal was founded in 2000 and is published four times a year, in January, April, July and October. Beginning with 2015 Journal stopped publishing on paper and became a fully online journal. The Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine is a peer-reviewed journal publishes original basic and clinical research articles, clinical reports, case reports, reviews, editorials and letters to the editor. The official language of The Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine is English.
Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp
Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing
This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.
Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS.
Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.
CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.
Ahead of Print policy
Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.
While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:
- "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
- The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
- Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.
The main sections of the journal include adult and pediatric emergencies, trauma, cardiovascular emergencies, toxicology, gastrointestinal emergencies, respiratory emergencies, infectious disease emergencies, obstetrics and gynecological emergencies, neurological emergencies, endocrine and metabolic emergencies, hematological and oncologic emergencies, psychiatric emergencies, disaster medicine, pre-hospital medicine, emergency nursing, emergency medicine systems, academic emergency medicine, emergency medicine education, emergency department management, environmental emergencies, health policy, ethics, preventative medicine, information technologies, laboratory, emergency radiology, pain management and analgesia and sedation. All material published in The Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine is the property of the Emergency Medicine Association of Turkey. The Journal is based on independent and unbiased double-blinded peer-reviewed principles. Only unpublished papers that are not under review for publication elsewhere can be submitted. The authors are responsible for the scientific content of the material to be published. The Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine reserves the right to request any research materials on which the paper is based.
The Editorial Board of the Turkish Journal of Emergency Medicine and the Publisher adheres to the principles of the International Council of Medical Journal Editors, the World Association of Medical Editors, the Council of Science Editors, the Committee on Publication Ethics, the US National Library of Medicine, the US Office of Research Integrity, the European Association of Science Editors, and the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors.