The PAYAVARD SALAMAT is a national peer review paramedical journal, that presenting the national new research on Biomedical and Allied Health Medicine, Health care Managements and Information as well as review articles and short communications. The journal publishes basic, biomedical and clinical research on all topics of biomedicine. The acceptance criteria for all papers are the quality and originality of the research and its significance to our readership.
Peer review process:
Considering the aims and criteria of the journal, after editorial confirmation of the priority and relevance of the topic of each manuscript, the stages of peer-review process are as follows: 1- selecting at least three reviewers, 2- forwarding the manuscript to the assigned reviewers with emphasis on receiving their comments within one months, 3- re-evaluating the manuscript by the editorial board, 4- returning the manuscript to the corresponding author to respond to the questions raised by reviewers, 5- receiving the revised manuscript, 6- forwarding the revised manuscript to a final referee (one of the three reviewers), 7- comparing the changes and revisions made to the manuscript against the questions raised by the reviewers by the final referee, 8- accepting the manuscript for publication after confirmation of the revisions by the final referee and editorial board approval .
Open Access Policy:
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
Authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge. Also Payavard Salamat have not article submission and publishing charges.
Copyright and Permissions:
Payavard Salamat allow the author(s) to hold the copyright without restrictions. Also the journal allow the author(s) to retain publishing rights without restrictions.
JPayavard Salamat policy regarding suspected scientific misconduct including plagiarism, fabricated data, falsification, and redundancy is based on the guidelines on good publication practice of the "Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)". The complete guidelines appear on COPE website: http://www.publicationethics.org.uk.
Also to observe medical ethics, necessary precaution must be taken to protect the confidentiality of the patients’ personal information and their privacy as a principle according to the codes related to medical research involving human subjects in the Declaration of Helsinki.
The authors must declare all relationships that might pose potential conflicts of interest.
School of Allied Medical Sciences