Copyright Transfer Agreement Policy

          Articles published in the Journal of Prapokklao Hospital Clinical Medical Education Center (JPMC),  and made available online in the TCI database are protected by copyright owned by the JPMC. Any copying, publication, or distribution of any part of the article for commercial gain requires written permission from the editorial team of JPMC.

          The Journal of Prapokklao Hospital Clinical Medical Education Center, permits the use and further distribution of article files under a Creative Commons License (CC). The license specifies that the materials are available for non-commercial use, without modification, and with proper attribution (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International - CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). 

          In all articles, authors certify that the content is original and not copied or modified from other authors or sources, whether in part or in whole. Authors must seek permission from the copyright holder if copyrighted materials are used. The submitted article should not have been published or be under consideration for publication elsewhere, either in Thai or other languages.

          In the event of any problems or copyright infringement, legal responsibility rests solely with the author. Authors and/or co-authors are responsible for carefully checking the article before publication, and any errors that may occur are not the responsibility of the editorial team of JPMC.


Archiving Data Policy

        Data storage involves the input of information into the Thai Journal Online database, which serves as a repository for electronic academic journals in Thailand.


Clinical Trials Policy

          To align with the requirements of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), specifically outlined in their recommendations for clinical trial registration, it is mandatory that clinical trials be registered in public clinical trial registries approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) before initiating trials in humans for the first time. Manuscript submission guidelines further stipulate that the trial registry name, URL, and registration number must be included at the end of the abstract of the article.

          It is strongly recommended that all clinical trials be registered in the or Thai Clinical Trials Registry (TCTR) Examples of research that require registration include:

          1. Studies that prospectively assign human subjects to intervention or comparison groups.
          2. Investigations aiming to study the cause-and-effect relationship between a medical intervention and a health outcome.
          3. Research involving drugs, cells, and other biological products (Phase 2 to 4).
          4. Studies on surgical procedures.
          5. Research on radiologic procedures.
          6. Trials related to devices.
          7. Behavioral treatments.
          8. Research focusing on process-of-care changes.
          9. Preventive care trials.


Research Integrity Policy

          1. Original articles, case reports, or research involving human subjects must receive approval from the Human Research Ethics Committee. This approval should be obtained from an institution certified by the Office of Human Research Standards, National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT). The process of approval should adhere to ethical standards and international law, as outlined in the World Medical Association's Declaration of Helsinki

          2. For research studies involving animals, certification must be obtained from the Animal Ethics Committee and should comply with the Animals for Scientific Purposes Act, B.E. 2558 (A.D. 2015).

          Furthermore, the journal emphasizes the importance of authors respecting the right to privacy of human participants. Consent forms should be obtained before submitting the article to the journal. Authors are required to submit relevant information or documents as evidence, either attached to the article or sent later upon request by the editors. The submission of evidence files should be facilitated through the Online Journal System.