Aims and Scope

The Medical Journal of Chosun University (Med. J. Chosun Univ.: MJCU)
is the official publication of the Institute of Medical Science, Chosun University. MJCU aims to contribute to the advancement and dissemination of scientific knowledge concerning basic and clinical medical research. MJCU welcomes papers on broad range of topics of general interests to scientists and clinicians. MJCU also welcomes papers on the science of nursing. MJCU publishes four issues per year (March, June, Sep-tember and December) in English and Korean.

Copyright Information

  Submission of a manuscript implies: (i) that the work described has not been published before, except in the form of an ab-stract or as part of a published lecture, review, or thesis; (ii) that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; (iii) that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as - tacitly or explicitly- by the responsible authorities at the institute where the work has been carried out.

   The author warrants that his/her contribution is original and that he/she has full power to make this grant. The author signs for and accepts responsibility for releasing this material on behalf of any and all co-authors. Transfer of Copyright to “The Institute of Medical Science, Chosun University” becomes effective if and when the article is accepted for publication. After submission of the Copyright signed by the corresponding author, changes of authorship or in the order of the authors listed will not accepted byThe Institute of Medical Science, Chosun University.

   An author may self-archive the English language version of his/her article on his/her own website and his/her institution’s re-pository; however he/she may not use the publisher’s PDF version which is posted on http://medres.chosun. Furthermore, the author may only post his/her version if acknowledgement is given to the original source of publication and a link must be accompanied by the following text: “The original publication is available at”.

   All articles published in this journal are protected by copyright, which covers the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute the articles as well as all translation rights. No material published in this journal may be reproduced photographically or stored on microfilm, in electronic data bases, video disks, etc., without first obtaining written permission from the publisher. The use of general descriptive names, trade names, and trademarks, etc., in this publication, even if not specifically identified, does not im-ply that these names are not protected by the relevant laws and regulations.

   While the advice and information in this journal is believed to be true and accurate at the date of its going to press, neither the authors, the editors, nor the publisher can accept any legal responsibility for any errors or omissions that may be made. The pub-lisher makes no warranty with respect to material contained herein.

   The Institute of Medical Science can publish advertisements in this journal in reliance upon the responsibility of the advertiser to comply with all legal requirements relating to the marketing and sales of products or services advertised. The Institute of Med-ical Science and the editors are not responsible for claims made in the advertisements published in the journal. The appearance of advertisements in the journal does not constitute endorsements of the products or services advertised or the claims made for it by the advertiser.