Libyan Journal of Medicine
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The submitted manuscript to the Libyan Journal of Medicine goes through a strict reviewing process before being accepted for publication and includes the following steps:-

1- Initial evaluation by the Editor-in-Chief to ensure that the manuscript is within the scope of the journal and follows strict ethical standards.

2- The editor-in-Chief will assign an internal reviewer to determine that the paper meets an acceptable scientific standard.

3- The paper goes through a blind peer review process by at least two external reviewers. The peer review procedure aims to ensure that all published manuscripts are scientifically sound and provide new scientific knowledge.

Ethical standards

1- All studies in humans must include a description of appropriate safeguards (e.g., local ethical committee approval, Ministry of Health approval, etc) in the methods section. Informed consent must also be documented.
 
2- Experimental research on animals must follow internationally recognized guidelines. A statement to this effect must appear in the methods section of the manuscript, including the name of the body which gave approval, with a reference number where appropriate.

Manuscripts will be rejected if the editorial office considers that the research has not been carried out within an ethical framework.



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