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안이비인후과 교재
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Instructions to authors

1. General
The contribution rules of our paper was formed based on 『Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals』 that editorial board of international medical academic journals prepared and the details not stated on the following shall follow the general rule of above form.

1-1. Qualifications for Contribution
The qualification of contributor shall be a member of The Society of Korean Medical Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology & Dermatology as a general rule. But except for cases of being requested or approved at the editorial board committee.

1-2. Type of Draft
The oriental medicine related original articles, reviews, clinical and case reports or brief reports, etc. shall be published on our paper.

1-3. Publication Status of Draft and Publication Order
All papers will be determined whether to be published by going through deliberation of editing committee after being examined by a number of judges requested by editing committee. The publication order of selected draft will be determined by editorial board.

1-4. Examination Fee and Publication Fee
For all manuscript except requested manuscript, fixed amount of examination fee and publication fee may be received and it must be deposited when submitting thesis. Examination fee and publication fee are each 60,000 and 140,000 won and design fee or cost required for special printing should be paid by writer for its actual expenses. Also if extra supplement production is desired, author separately covers the expense for production.

1-5. Role of Editorial Board
Various inquiries related to sending and editing draft must be perform at the editorial board. The editorial board may request corrections to writer on style and amount draft and the expressions or system, etc. may be corrected within the rage of not influencing the draft by the decision of editorial board. All drafts are not returned after being submitted.

1-6. Copyright
The copyright on all drafts published on our paper is owned by The Society of Korean Medical Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology & Dermatology.
1-7. Peer review
① Every draft received is circulated to three peer reviewers.
② The author's name and affiliation is not disclosed during review process to reviewers.
③ The review process can be repeated till three times if the request of revision is suggested by reviewers.
④ If two reviewers do not agree to accept the journal, it may not be considered for publication. Usually the first review process ends within one month.
⑤ Statistical Review : If there are any complicated statistical analyses in the draft, it may be reviewed by statistical editor.
⑥ Manuscript Editing : The finally accepted manuscript will be reviewed by manuscript editor for the consistency of the format and the completeness of references. The manuscript may be revised according to the opinion of the manuscript editor.

2. Journal Publication and Submitting of Draft
Our paper is published 4 times a year(February 25, May 25, August 25 and November 25) and received by editorial board at all times throughout the year at editorial board. The submitting date of draft shall be the date draft was submitted at the editorial board and the selection date of draft shall be the dated when the corrections have been completed after examining.

3. Draft Contribution Method
To submit your draft, go to KISTI-ACOMS( Instructions for online submission are located on this website. This website is also linked to the homepage of the Society of Korean Medical Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology & Dermatology ( from the side button. While contributing, the writer should submit the writer checksheet, statement of copyright transfer to editorial board. The writer checksheet and statement of copyright transfer may be downloaed at the homepage of the Society of Korean Medical Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology & Dermatology. (
The original file(HWP file) must be written on A4(210×297㎜) white paper with a space of more than 25㎜ from upper, lower, left and right margin. Always submit your draft in the Hangul(*.hwp) format. The text of the draft must be double-spaced(160%) and in standard 10-point font. All pages should be numbered consecutively starting with the title page. The original file for examination must not include the name and affiliation of writer, acknowledgement and research expense support. If the draft is approved, the writer may contribute the final version including these things.
For any further inquiry relating to manuscript contribution, please contact the Editorial office. (
* Editorial Office
The Society of Korean Medical Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology & Dermatology.
San 45-1 Yangjeong-2dong Busanjin-gu, Busan, 614-710, KOREA.
Tel : +81-51-850-8658, Fax : +81-51-867-5162
E-mail, Homepage :

4. Amount of Draft
The amount of draft shall be not exceeding 15 pages with A4(210×297㎜) white paper. The writer shall pay for expenses limited to the exceeding amount of draft.

5. Thesis (Original Articles) Style
The order of thesis should be in the order of title page, abstract, key words, texts, acknowledgements, references, (except for clinical & case report and reviews) while the text is divided into title, introduction, materials (subject) and method, result, considerations and conclusion (summary).

5-1. Title Page
On the title page 1) Brief Korean and English title communicating the contents well (All words must be capitalized except for prepositions and articles), 2) full name and affiliation of writer in Korean and English, 3) supporters of research expenses, etc, 4) Name and address, telephone and E-mail of corresponding writer should be written. When the Korean title exceeds 30 letters or English title exceeds 15 words, the running head is inserted separately on the title page (No more than 10 charaters in case of Korean and no more 5 words in case of English).

5-2. Writer
The person listed on draft as the writer of thesis must be qualified as a writer. Each writer must be the person who has participated adequately in the research to the extent of being able to take responsibility for the details of research. The writer is qualified only in case of 1) contributing to establishing basic concept of research, planning of research and analysis & interpretation of materials, 2) making considerable contribution in changing or improving main parts of indicated details or preparing draft, 3) being able to consent to the details of final draft. The editor may inquire as to what word each writer was in charge of in the research.

5-3. Abstract
Abstract in English is used for Korean draft and abstract in Korean is used for Engligh draft. In the abstract, title, name of writer(in the order of first name-last name), affiliated organization name and contents of abstract are written and length of contents should be within 250 words for abstract in English or 400 letters for abstract in Korean. The abstract should be recorded in a form of Objectives, Methods, Results and Conclusions including the following details.
① Objectives : Describe briefly and clearly with 1-2 sentences on why this research was performed and what is the object to be accomplished. The objective recorded here must correspond with title of draft and details stated in the introduction.
② Methods : Describe specifically on what has been done and how in order to accomplish the objective describe in the first paragraph. What materials are collected, how these materials are analyzed and how bias was adjusted are recorded.
③ Results : The details on how the results observed and analyzed using the method described in previous paragraph were should be logically described while presenting specific data.
④ Conclusions : The result derived from the outcome of this research is described with 1-2 sentences and this must be the one corresponding the objective of research described in the first paragraph.
The key words of thesis are marked as no more than 6 words at the bottom of abstract. At this time, the key words must use MeSH (Medical Subject Heading) listed on Index Medicus. When the word is oriental medicine terminology, oriental medicine prescription name or name of acupuncture, record by referring to WHO-IST and WHO international standard for acupuncturing parts.

5-4. Text
The text should be in the order of introduction, subject or material and method, consideration, conclusion and references while each item can be combined or omitted out of necessity. Clinical and case-report and reviews article may hanve different format. In the introduction, the objective of research and a brief background must be mentioned. The method should include subject such as animals for experiment, method, experiment tool (state manufacturer and model) and procedure, etc. while they must be described adequately and in detail for other researchers to reproduce in case of being performed using the same method and the statistical examination of result must be also recorded. The result should be recorded in the same order as the order of diagrams but must not write the table of text or data of illustration by repetition while only the important observation results should be emphasized and summarized. the consideration should be prepared based on new and important aspects of research as well as the conclusion from them, but the literary consideration irrelevant with result should be avoided.
① Terminology : Academic terminologies should be in Korean if possible and can be written in English or Chinese only in case there is trouble with translating them.
② Abbreviation : Only standard abbreviations are used. Avoid use of abbreviations in thesis title and abstract. When first using abbreviation in the text, state the formal name first and indicate abbreviation in the parentheses and then only abbreviation may be used. Avoid using abbreviation that is not generally used except abbreviatiosn for standard measurement units.
③ Indication of proper noun, numbers and measurements : Possibly use original language for name of person, region and other proper noun; arabic numerals for numbers; metric system for weights and measures. Record temperature in celsius and blood pressure in mmHg. Measurement of hematology examination and clinical chemistry should use metric system of International System of Units, SI. Leave space between measurement and numerical values and indication of units.
④ Name of medication : Use general name rather than product name by principle. However, if indication of product name is important for evaluation of result or trace result, it may be indicated.
a. Name of herbal prescription should be written in Korean pronunciation in frist and in Chinese pronunciation by expressing uppercase only in first letter. Words that stand for ingredients such as soup, acid or pill sould be indicated by lower case letters after suing the hyphen(-).
(e.g.) Chungpesagan-tang(Qingfeixiegan-tang)
b. Name of herb should not only be indicated by herb medicine but with name, used parts, and process in appropriate English.
(e.g.) Gamcho(灸) : Broiled root of Glycyrrhiza uralensis FISCH
⑤ Distinction of article : Distinction of article in Korean text should be used in arabic numerals.
(e.g.) 1, 2, 3, 1), 2), 3), (1), (2), (3), ①, ②, ③
Distinction of article in English text should be used in Roman numerals.
(e.g.) Ⅰ, Ⅱ, Ⅲ, A, B, C, 1, 2, 3, a, b, c

5-5. Figure and tables
Title of figures and tables are written in English and same rule is applied for contents within the table. In the title of table all the first letters should be written in capital letters excluding preposition and articles. Compose table without using horizontal or vertical lines. Give a number and brief title for table in order referred in the text and abbreviation cannot be used in the tile by principle. The explanation on category is inserted to footnote and not inserted to heading. Non-standard abbreviations used in tables are all explained in footnotes. In footnote, symbols are used for explanations and thy are used in the following order: *, †, ‡, §, ∥, ¶, **, ‡‡.
Explanation of figure should be indicated in English as principle and the first letter should be written in capital letter and rest in small letters.
All tables and figures (including photographs) must be less than 10 by principle and the exceeding expenses should be paid by the writer in avoidable cases.

5-6. References
All references are prepared in English as a general rule. Reference citations ins the text should be made with consecutive superscript numbers in semi-parenthesis. In the References section, they should be listed in the order of citation within the text, together with the corresponding number. Abstract should not be used for references. English names should be written as last name first and the rest should be initialized. And the number of references should be 40 or less in case of original work and 20 or less for case report as a general rule. (But excluding the review thesis.) The form of writing a reference follows Vancouver group’s presentation.
① Acadecic paper thesis : Name of writer. title. name of magazine. publishing year;volume(No.):starting page-ending page.
Write last name first and write initials for the rest in case of having 6 or less writer while writing 6 people in order and mark ‘, et al.’ in case of having 7 or more writer. Next, write the title of thesis, name of academic paper based on abbreviation, publishing year, volume(number) and first page & last page of corresponding thesis.
(e.g.) Kouda K, Tanaka T, Kouda M. Low-Energy Diet in Atopic Dermatitis Patients. J Physiol Anthropol Appl Human Sci. 2001;6(3):276-82.
② Books : Name of author. name of book. number of copies. place of publication:publishing company. publishing year:number of pages.
(e.g.) Colson JH, Armour WJ. Sports injuries and their treatment. 2nd rev. ed. London:S Paul. 1986:155-6.
③ Chapter within book : Name of author. chapter name:name of book editor. name of book. number of copies. place of publication:publishing company. publishing year:starting page-ending page.
(e.g.) Foster DW. diabetes mellitus. In: Fauci AS, Braunwald E, Isselbacher KJ, Wilson JD, Martin JB, Kasper DL, Hauser SL, Longo DL, eds. Harrison’s textbook of medicine. 14th ed. NewYork:McGraw-Hill. 1998:2062-81.
④ Data of Electronic Media
(e.g.) Morse SS. Factors in the emergence of infectious diseases. Emerg Infect Dis [serial online] 1995 Jan-Mar[cited 1996 Jun 5];1(1):[24 screens] Available from: URL:

6. Drafts other than Original Article
General details shall be according to Original Article.

6-1. Reviews Article / Editorial Article
Review article is consideration focused on specific title and published by requesting at the editorial board.

6-2. Case-report
① The entire amount shall be prepared as 10 pages or less of A4 sized paper.
② The order of thesis should be A. Title, Writer(Organization, Name); B. English Abstract and Key Words (2 to 5); C. Introduction; D. Case; E. Consideration; F. Summary; G. Acknowledgements; H. References.
③ English abstract and summary shall be no more than 150 words without classification of category.
④ The consideration should be focused on specific pard emphasized by the case and lengthy literary consideration should be avoided.
⑤ The number of references should be no more than 20.

6-3. Clinical Album
The clinical album is to deliver the details through photographs and their explanation while this has the main purpose of education through photographs in contrast to the creative original article. The draft should be prepared within 1/2 page of A4 sized paper while the photo at the bottom of figure should be 4 or less and references should be 5 or less.

6-4. Essay
General interest or personal opinions on specific trend of the field related to health should be described, the draft should be prepared within 4 pages of A4 sized paper and references should be limited as 5 or less.

6-5. Comment
As the part written by getting comment request on specific thesis published on the journal, the opinion of academic society is not reflected. The draft should be prepared within 4 pages of A4 sized paper and references should be limited as 10 or less.

6-6. Medical Lecture
Request is made related to the topic determined at the editing committee, the draft should be prepared within 4 pages of A4 sized paper and references should be limited as 5 or less.

6-7. Subscriber Letter
Constructive criticism or opinion is described on specific thesis published on academic journal within 6 months, the draft should be prepared within 1 pages of A4 sized paper and references should be limited as 5 or less.

Research Ethics
Revised on March, 2012
1. Purpose
This code aims to cure ethics and veracity of a field of study by promoting and encouraging members of the Society of Korean Medical Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, and Dermatology and contributors of journal to perform a research and writing of thesis in ethical procedure.

2. Research ethics
2-1. Ethics for writer
The thesis submitted to journal should follow ethics ut infra.
2-1-1. Protection of human right for patient
When an object of study is human, predicate on Helsinki declaration, purpose and method of study, procedure, risk and benefit of study, and maintenance of secrete on object of study has to be given to a patient and protector, and voluntary agreement should be obtained.
In the case of a young child and adolescent under 18, both patient and protector should write the agreement, however, when it is difficult to get agreement in writing by a young child under 14, oral explanation should be given under the attendance of a protector, and agreement should be obtained. However, in the case of natural observation, when observation is in public place, anonymity of object child is perfectly guaranteed, and it is judged that it has no negative influence on an object of study, then, written agreement does not have to be obtained.
2-1-2. Object of study (animal)
When an object of study is an animal, it needs to be considered that study method, species of animal used, and number of an animal is proper, and secure, take care, use and process the animal under the professional standard. Also, the effort must be made to duce pain and inconvenience of animal, and step made for this should be written.
2-1-3. Research misconducts
The thesis with following research misconducts is not being published.
① “Counterfeit” is a behavior that creates data or research result that does not exist untruthfully.
② “Falsification” is a behavior that distorts contents or result of research by artificially controlling research material, device, and processing, deleting data randomly.
③ “Plagiarism” is a behavior that cites or pirates other`s idea, contents of research, and result without proper approval.
④ “Improper indication of thesis writer” is a behavior that does not give the qualification of thesis writer to a person who made scientific, technical contribution
on contents or result of research without proper reason, or grant someone who did
not make scientific, technical contribution on contents or result of research a qualification of thesis writer with a reasons such as token of appreciation or for
respectful treatment.
⑤ “Multiple publications” is that multiply publishes the thesis with the same object
of research and research method on other journal, or issue in multiple volumes of
⑥ Other research misconducts are; the behavior that intentionally disrupts investigation on suspicion about misconduct of oneself or others, or harms informant, the behavior that is significantly out of range that is usually accepted in scientific world.
2-1-4. Redundant publication
Submission and published thesis is limited to the original work.
① Thesis that is published or being submitted to other journal cannot be submitted to this journal, and the thesis that is published or being submitted to this journal cannot be published to other journals.

2-2. Ethics for editing commission to follow
2-2-1. Edition staff should handle the thesis submitted to be published on journal fairly based on quality or thesis and submission rule disregard to any preconception or personal intimacy as well as gender, age, or affiliated organization of writer.
2-2-2. Edition staff should request evaluation of submitted thesis to judge with professional knowledge in concerned area and ability to fairly judge. In request of evaluation, try to make objective evaluation by avoiding judge with too much intimacy with writer, or excessively hostile evaluation. However, if evaluation on the same thesis significantly varies between judges, advice can be obtained from the third professional of concerned area.
2-2-3. Edition staff should not make profile of writer or contents of thesis public to people except judge until the publication of submitted thesis is determined.

2-3. Ethics for judge to follow
2-3-1. Judge must evaluate the thesis that editing commission of journal request faithfully within the period decided by evaluation regulation, and give notice about evaluation result to editing commission. If one considers oneself as not a well-qualified person to evaluate contents of thesis, give notice to editing commission without delay.
2-3-2. Judge should evaluate the thesis fairly based on objective standard without depending on personal academic belief. Judge should not eliminate the thesis without specifying sufficient reason, or eliminate for the reason that it contradicts with own point of view or interpretation, and should not evaluate subject thesis without carefully reading.
2-3-3. Judge should respect personality and independency of writer as a professional intellectual. Judge should speak own judgment on thesis on written opinion of evaluation, however, the reason should be explained in detail for the part that needs to be improved. Preferably use polite and smooth expression, and avoid expression that depreciates writer or offensive expression.
2-3-4. Judge should keep the secret of subject thesis. Except for the case that asks for special advice for evaluation of thesis, thesis cannot be shown to others, and contents of thesis should not be discussed with others. Also, contents of thesis cannot be cited without agreement of writer before the journal that thesis is published is published.

3. Index of enforcement for ethics
3-1. Oath of ethics
Members of the Society of Korean Medical Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, and Dermatology should sign to follow this ethics.

3-2. Report violation of ethics
When a member recognizes that other member violated ethics, one must put effort to correct problem by arouse ethics to that member. However, when a problem cannot be corrected or the case that clearly violates ethics is revealed, one can report this to ethics commission of association. Ethics commission should not open the identity of member who reported problem to association to outside.

3-3. Composition of ethics commission
Ethics commission belongs to editing commission compose the members of 5 or more, and member is appointed by president with recommendation from editing commission. A chairperson is elected by mutual vote.

3-4. Authority of ethics commission
Ethics commission can propose a proper disciplinary action to president about the case reported as violation of ethics when violation of ethics is decided as a fact after broad investigation through informant, examinee, witness, and evidence.

3-5. Investigation and deliberation of ethics commission
The member reported for violation of ethics should cooperate with the investigation by ethics commission. Not being cooperated to this investigation is violation of ethics as itself.

3-6. Guarantee of opportunity to explain
Sufficient opportunity to explain should be given to the member who is reported for violation of ethics.

3-7. Secrete protection on target for investigation
Until the final disciplinary punishment of association is determined for the violation of ethics, members of ethics should not make identity of concerned member public.

3-8. Procedure and contents of disciplinary action
When there is discipline proposal from ethics commission, president summons board of directors, and finally determines whether to discipline and contents of disciplinary action. Disciplinary action such as warning, suspension or deprivation of qualification for membership can be given to the member who is judged to violate ethics, and can notice this action to other organizations or individual.

3-9. Amendment of ethics
Amendment procedure of ethics is based upon regulation amendment procedure of this association. Once the code of ethic is amended, it is considered that the members who signed to follow existing regulation are signed to follow the new regulation without additional sign.

Supplementary provision
This regulation is being enforced from April, 1st, 2008.
This regulation is written by referring research ethic regulation of Korea ethics society.

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