ISSN 2630-5593


Evaluation and Publication

  • The main text submitted to the journal must be in English. Manuscripts written in other languages are not accepted. Citation potential is higher for manuscripts in English.
  • The Editor-in-Chief’s Office checks the conformity of the manuscript with the journal’s general guidelines before sending it to editors and reviewers. Any manuscripts not prepared in accordance with the journal’s guidelines will be returned for revision. The evaluation period is limited to 20 to 30 days. If revision is requested, authors should submit their revised manuscripts within three weeks. Manuscripts and revisions should be submitted through the online manuscript submission system at the website Manuscripts sent by e-mail will not be accepted.
  • Manuscripts are evaluated in accordance with the principles of double-blinded peer review. Of the submitted manuscripts, those considered to be suitable are subjected to preliminary evaluation by the Editor-in-Chief in terms of their content. Manuscripts considered to be scientifically adequate are assigned to two reviewers. These reviewers are independent experts and members of the editorial board who have published internationally on the topic of the manuscript. Research articles, systematic reviews and meta-analyses might be also evaluated by the Statistics editor, if editor in chief and/or reviewers ask any statistical evaluation. All of the manuscripts are scanned by the Editor-in-Chief’s Office using the iThenticate program for determination of plagiarism and non-ethical situations. Also, all manuscripts are reviewed and edited for compliance with the rules of English grammar. All contributing authors of a manuscript accepted for publication are deemed to have accepted the right of editors to make corrections provided that no fundamental change is made to the basic meaning of the original text. Manuscripts not accorded priority for publication by the Editor-in-Chief, Editors and Reviewers are rejected.
  • The retraction requests of the manuscripts close to the final decision in evaluation process, without any reasonable explanation (not contrary to the Publication Ethics) is considered in the scope of rejection decision. Manuscripts that are not revised and resubmitted within the specified time and fail to notify the journal accordingly will be rejected.
  • Once a manuscript is accepted for publication, addition to the author list, removal from the author list and order change cannot be effected.
  • Manuscripts accepted for publication are prepared as ‘Epub ahead of print articles’ and published with an assigned DOI on the journal website
  • Information on the latest status of manuscripts submitted for evaluation and other information about the journal are available on the website Contact details for the Editor-in-Chief’s Office and the publisher are given below.
Owner: Prof. İlhami Ünlüoğlu, MD. on behalf of Turkish Foundation of Family Medicine (TAHEV)
Address: Merkez Mah., Abide-i Hürriyet Cad., No:64-66, Şişli – İstanbul, TURKEY
Phone: +90 212 234 34 55
Fax: +90 212 296 85 50
Editor(s)-in-Chief: Assoc. Prof. M.Reşat Dabak, MD. - Prof. Mehmet Sargın, MD - Prof. Yeşim Uncu, MD.
Address : Merkez Mah., Abide-i Hürriyet Cad., No:64-66, Şişli – İstanbul, TURKEY
Phone : +90 212 234 34 55
Fax : +90 212 296 85 50

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