About the Journal

International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Forensic Medicine (IJMTFM) is aimed to promote scientific communication among medical investigators worldwide. 

IJMTFM, which benefits from an international editorial board, is published continously by Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology  in collaboration with Toxicological Research Center (TRC), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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Latest Articles

Induced Abortion by Vaginal Use of Aluminum Phosphide in a 44-Year-Old Woman: A Case Report

Comparison of Three Different Methods of Dressing for Skin Graft Donor Site

The Measurement of Height Via 3D Scans of the Seventh Cervical Vertebra in Iranian Adults

Lessons Learned From Trauma Injuries in Arbaeen 2019 in Ilam Province, Iran

A Letter About Phenobarbital Poisoning

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Following Honeybee Envenomation: A Case Report

The Inhibitory Role of Di-2-ethylhexyl Phthalate on Osteogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Via Down-regulation of RUNX2 and Membrane Function Impairment

Alternative Medicine’ Complaints Lodged to the Tehran Forensic Medicine Organization From 2011 to 2017

Factors Affecting Unsuccessful Suicide Among Women Referred to Emergency Room of Ardabil City Hospital, Ardabil, Iran

Organophosphorus Insecticide Poisoning Related Mortality and Neurotoxicity in Sabzevar

Investigating the Characteristics of Tramadol-induced Seizures: A Cross-sectional Study

Study of the Pattern and Frequency of Road Traffic Injuries in Car Occupants in the Eastern Part of Iran

Investigation of the Frequency of Foodborne Botulism in Patients Referred to Loghman Hospital in Tehran City, Iran, From 2008 to 2019

Comparing APACHE II, APACHE IV, SAPS II, and SOFA Predictive Power in Poisoned Patients Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit

Exploring the Therapeutic Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on Sleep Quality Among Patients Under Methadone Maintenance Treatment

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Interested in submitting to this journal? We recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's section policies, the Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement, as well as the Author Guidelines. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting, or if already registered can simply log in . We encourage readers to sign up for the publishing notification service for this journal. Use the subscription link at the top of the homepage for the journal. If you subscribe, you will receive, via email, the Table of Contents for each new issue of the journal and notifications for Calls for Papers. This list also allows the journal to claim a certain level of support or readership. See the journal's Privacy Statement which assures readers that their name and email address will not be used for other purposes. IJMTFM is adhering to ICMJE and COPE recommendations.

Authors' responsibilities:

  1. Authors must certify that the manuscript has not previously been published elsewhere, or even submitted and been in reviewed in another journal.
  2. Authors must participate in the peer review process and follow the comments.
  3. Authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.
  4. Authors must state that all data in the paper are real and authentic.
  5. Authors must notify the Editors of any conflicts of interest.
  6. Authors must identify all sources used in the creation of their manuscript.
  7. Authors must report any errors they discover in their published paper to the Editors.
  8. Authors must not use irrelevant sources that may help other researches/journals.
  9. Authors cannot withdraw their articles within the review process or after submission, or they must pay the penalty defined by the publisher.

Publication and authorship

  1. All submitted papers are subject to strict peer-review process by at least three international reviewers that are experts in the area of the particular paper. Reviewers are being selected by Editor in Chief. Author also can propose reviewers for some journals and article types.
  2. The factors that are taken into account in review are relevance, originality, readability, statistical validity and language.
  3. The possible decisions include acceptance, revisions, resubmit or decline.
  4. If authors are encouraged to revise and resubmit a submission, there is no guarantee that the revised submission will be accepted.
  5. Rejected articles will not be re-reviewed.
  6. The paper acceptance is constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism.
  7. No research can be included in more than one publication, whether within the same journal or in another journal.

Publishing Ethics Issues

  1. All editorial members, reviewers and authors must confirm and obey rules defined by COPE.
  2. Corresponding author is the main owner of the article so she/he can withdraw the article when it is incomplete (before entering the review process or when a revision is asked for).
  3. Authors cannot make major changes in the article after acceptance without a serious reason.
  4. All editorial members and authors must will to publish any kind of corrections honestly and completely.
  5. Any notes of plagiarism, fraudulent data or any other kinds of fraud must be reported completely to COPE.

International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Forensic Medicine (IJMTFM) encourage libraries to list this open access journal among its electronic journal holdings. As well, it may be worth noting that this journal's open source publishing system is suitable for libraries to host for their faculty members to use with journals they are involved in editing (see Open Journal Systems).