Aims and Scope

Namık Kemal Medical Journal (formerly International Journal of Basic and Clinical Medicine), is the official organ of Tekirdağ Namık Kemal University School of Medicine. This journal is an open access, scientific, peer-reviewed journal in accordance with independent, unbiased, and double-blinded peer-review principles published quarterly in both Turkish and English. (E-ISSN: 2587-0262).

The journal is published quarterly in March, June, September, December electronically. Articles accepted until one month before the month of publication are added to the relevant issue.

Namık Kemal Medical Journal is an independent scientific medical journal that aims to reach all relevant national and international medical institutions and persons in electronic and open access free of charge. It is aimed to publish original articles, case reports and reviews that include the results of studies and research conducted in the fields of basic, internal and surgical medical sciences and medical nursing and passed through the peer-review process.

Namık Kemal Medical Journal (NKMJ) is indexed by Ulakbim Tr Index (TR DIZIN/ULAKBIM), EBSCO Host, Index Copernicus, TürkMedline, Ideal Online, J-Gate, CAB International (CABI) and Turkey Citation Index.

The editorial and publication process of the Journal of the Namık Kemal Medical Journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE), Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing

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.

Author(s) and copyright owner(s) grant access to all users for the articles published in the Namık Kemal Medical Journal as free of charge. Articles may be used provided that they are cited.

Open Access Policy is based on rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) By “open access” to [peer-reviewed research literature], we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.

Namık Kemal Medical Journal does not demand any subscription fee, publication fee or similar payment for access to electronic resources.

Creative Commons

A Creative Commons license is a public copyright license that provides free distribution of copyrighted works or studies. Authors use the CC license to transfer the right to use, share or modify their work to third parties. This journal is licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) which permits third parties to share and adapt the content for non-commerical purposes by giving the apropriate credit to the original work. Written permission from the publisher is required for commercial use of the content.

Advertisement Policy

Potential advertisers should contact the Editorial Office. Advertisement images are published only upon the Editor-in-Chief’s approval.

Material Disclaimer

Statements or opinions stated in articles published in the journal do not reflect the views of the editors, editorial board and/or publisher; The editors, editorial board and publisher do not accept any responsibility or liability for such materials. All opinions published in the journal belong to the authors.

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Phone: +90 (212) 621 99 25
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