Conflicts of Interest & Informed Consent

Conflicts of Interest

JETem adheres to the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Writing and Editing for Biomedical Publication.1 By the JETem article submission agreements, all authors are required to disclose all affiliations, funding sources, and financial or management relationships that could be perceived as potential sources of bias. All editors, editorial staff and editorial board members are also required to disclose any potential conflicts of interest.

Authors, please disclose the following conflicts of interest, if any, when submitting an article:

  1. If you have an outside job that may create a conflict of interest with your manuscript being published in JETem.
  2. If you consult with companies that may create a conflict of interest with your manuscript being published in JETem.
  3. If you own stock that may create a conflict of interest with your manuscript being published in JETem.
  4. If you have any research support that may create a conflict of interest with your manuscript being published in JETem.
  5. If you have relatives with financial interests that may create a conflict of interest with your manuscript being published in JETem.
  6. If you have honoraria that may create a conflict of interest with your manuscript being published in JETem.
  7. If you have speaker fees that may create a conflict of interest with your manuscript being published in JETem.
  8. If you have any other conflict of interest with your manuscript being published in JETem.

Statement On Informed Consent

JETem adheres to the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Writing and Editing for Biomedical Publication.

Patient identifiers will not be published in JETem, unless written informed consent is given and the content is essential for the scientific purpose and merit of the manuscript. Photographs of subjects showing any recognizable features must be accompanied by their signed release authorizing publication, as must case reports that provide enough unique identification of a person (other than name) to make recognition possible. A statement that informed consent was obtained should be included in the manuscript. Failure to obtain informed consent of patient prior to submission will result in manuscript rejection.


  1. International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Writing and Editing for Biomedical Publication. October 2007. Available at:http://www.icmje.org/index.html. Accessed December 17, 2009.