The Eurasian Journal of Medicine

Eurasian Journal of Medicine (Eurasian J Med) is a scientific, open access periodical published by independent, unbiased, and triple-blinded peer-review principles. The journal is the official publication of Atatürk University School of Medicine and published triannually in February, June, and October. The publication language of the journal is English.

The aim of the Eurasian Journal of Medicine is to publish original research papers of the highest scientific and clinical value in all medical fields. The Eurasian J Med also includes reviews, editorial short notes and letters to the editor as a comment related to recently published articles in our journal.

The target audience of the journal includes researchers, physicians and healthcare professionals who are interested or working in in all medical disciplines.

The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE), Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (

Eurasian Journal of Medicine is indexed in PubMed Central, Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index, CNKI, TUBITAK ULAKBIM TR Index, Scopus, DOAJ, EBSCO, CINAHL, ProQuest, Gale, and CAS.

Processing and publication are free of charge with the Journal. No fees are requested from the authors at any point throughout the evaluation and publication process. All manuscripts must be submitted via the online submission system, which is available at The journal guidelines, technical information, and the required forms are available on the Journal’s web page.

All expenses of the Journal are covered by the Atatürk University School of Medicine. Potential advertisers should contact the Editorial Office. Advertisement images are published only upon the Editor-in-Chief’s approval.

Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the Journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the Atatürk University School of Medicine, editors, editorial board, and/or publisher; the editors, editorial board, and publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.

Eurasian Journal of Medicine is an open access publication and the Journal’s publication model is based on Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) declaration. Journal’s archive is available online, free of charge at Eurasian Journal of Medicine’s content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.


Editor in Chief: Zekai Halıcı
Address: Atatürk University School of Medicine, 25240, Erzurum, Turkey
Phone: +90 442 236 09 88
Fax: +90 442 236 09 68
E-mail: [email protected]

Address: Büyükdere Cad., 105/9 34394 Şişli, İstanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 217 17 00
E-mail[email protected]
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EISSN 1308-8742