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Ethics Requirement Score: new tool for evaluating ethics in publications

Lígia Gabrielle dos Santos, Ana Carolina da Costa e Fonseca, Claudia Giuliano Bica

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014AO3001

ObjectiveTo analyze ethical standards considered by health-related scientific journals, and to prepare the Ethics Requirement Score, a bibliometric index to be applied to scientific healthcare journals in order to evaluate criteria for ethics in scientific publication.MethodsJournals related to healthcare selected by the Journal of Citation Reports™ 2010 database were considered as experimental units. Parameters related to publication ethics were analyzed for each journal. These parameters were acquired by analyzing the author’s guidelines or instructions in each journal website. The parameters […]