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Journal of Artificial Intelligence for Medical Sciences adheres to the ethical standards as outlined in the guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). 

Human Subjects

If the work submitted involves the use of human subjects, Authors should ensure that the research described has been carried out in accordance with the Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects (Declaration of Helsinki) of the World Medical Association. The manuscript should adhere to the Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and aim for the inclusion of representative human populations (sex, age and ethnicity) as per these recommendations. The terms ‘sex’ and ‘gender’ should be used correctly. Authors should include a statement in the manuscript that informed consent was obtained for experimentation with human subjects. The privacy rights of human subjects must always be observed. 

Informed Consent and Patient Details

Studies on patients or volunteers require ethics committee approval and informed consent, which should be documented in the manuscript. Appropriate consents, permissions and releases must be obtained where Authors wish to include case details or other personal information or images of patients and any other individuals in their article. Written consents must be retained by the Authors, but copies should not be provided to the journal. Only if specifically requested by the journal in exceptional circumstances (e.g. if a legal issue arises) the Authors must provide copies of the consents or evidence that such consents have been obtained.

Unless you have prior written consent from the patient, or the next of kin where applicable, all personal details or personally identifiable information of any patient included in any part of the article and in any supplementary materials (including all illustrations and videos) must be removed before submission. Formal consents are not required for the use of entirely anonymized images from which the individual cannot be identified, such as x-rays, ultrasound images, pathology slides or laparoscopic images, provided that these do not contain any identifying marks and are not accompanied by text that might identify the individual concerned. If consent has not been obtained, it is generally not sufficient to anonymize a photograph simply by using eye bars or blurring the face of the individual concerned.