Official Journal of the College of Nursing, University of Mosul

Informed Consent:

Any details that could identify individuals or include images related to participants are strictly prohibited.

Experimental research involving vertebrates or regulated invertebrates must adhere to institutional, national, or international guidelines and receive approval from an appropriate ethics committee. The manuscript should include a statement indicating compliance with relevant guidelines and/or ethical approval, including the name of the ethics committee and reference number, if applicable. The Editor will consider animal welfare issues and reserves the right to reject a manuscript if the research involves protocols that are inconsistent with widely accepted norms of animal research. In some cases, the Editors may contact the ethics committee for additional information.

For field studies and other non-experimental research involving animals, it is necessary to comply with institutional, national, or international guidelines. If available, the study should have received approval from an appropriate ethics committee. The manuscript should include a statement confirming compliance with relevant guidelines and provide appropriate permissions or licenses.

These measures ensure that research involving human participants and animals is conducted ethically and in accordance with established guidelines and regulations.