Copyright & Open Access Policy

Gazi Medical Journal is an open access publication.

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Gazi Medical Journal is protected by copyright laws. The Copyright Agreement Form should be signed and attached to the submissions. As of 2023, the journal is licensed under a Creative Commons AttributionNonCommercialNoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). By signing this form authors agree that the article, if accepted for publication Gazi Medical Journal , will be licensed under a Creative Commons AttributionNonCommercialNoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) which permits third parties to copy, distribute, or reuse the content for non-commercial purposes by giving the appropriate credit to the author and original work.

The copyright of the published article belongs to its author under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license.

The authors agree to transfer the commercial rights to Gazi University Faculty of Medicine if the article is accepted for publication.

CC BY-NC-ND license includes the following elements:

BY – Credit must be given to the creator

NC – Only noncommercial uses of the work are permitted

ND – No derivatives or adaptations of the work are permitted

Advertising Policy

This journal's advertising sales and editorial processes are separated to ensure editorial independence and reduce the effects of financial interests.

Advertisers are responsible for ensuring that their advertisements comply with applicable laws regarding deceptive and/or offensive content and ethical issues.

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.

Permission Requests

Permission required for use any published under CC BY-NC-ND license with commercial purposes (selling, etc.) to protect copyright owner and author rights). Republication and reproduction of images or tables in any published material should be done with proper citation of source providing author(s) name; article title; journal title; year (volume) and page of publication; copyright year of the article.

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