About the Journal
Journal of Orthopedic and Spine Trauma (JOST) is a peer-reviewed medical publication. The purpose of Iran JOST is to increase knowledge, stimulate research in all fields of orthopedics, and promote better management of spine patients. To achieve the goals, the journal of publishes basic, biomedical, and clinical investigations on prevalent diseases relevant to orthopedics. The acceptance criteria for all papers are the quality and originality of the research and their significance to our readership. Except where otherwise stated, manuscripts are peer-reviewed by the minimum of three anonymous reviewers. The Editorial Board reserves the right to refuse any material for publication and advises that authors should retain copies of submitted manuscripts and correspondence as the material may not be returned. Final acceptance or rejection rests with the Editors.
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
All journal papers are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, which permits any non-commercial use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source.
Authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge. Also Journal of Orthopedic and Spine Trauma (JOST) have not article submission and publishing charges.
POTA (Persian Orthopaedic Trauma Association)
TUMS (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)
JRRC (Joint Reconstruction Research Center)
Authors have copyright but license exclusive rights in their article to the publisher*.
Authors have the right to:
- Share their article according to the "Personal Use rights"** so long as it contains the end user license and the DOI link to the version of record in this journal.
- Retain intellectual property rights (including research data).
- Proper attribution and credit for the published work.
* This includes the right to make and authorize commercial use.
** Personal use rights
Authors can use their articles, in full or in part, for scholarly, non-commercial purposes such as:
- Use by an author in the author’s classroom teaching (including distribution of copies, paper or electronic)
- Distribution of copies (including through e-mail) to known research colleagues for their personal use (but not for Commercial Use)
- Inclusion in a thesis or dissertation (provided that this is not to be published commercially)
- Use in a subsequent compilation of the author’s works
- Extending the Article to book-length form
- Preparation of other derivative works (but not for Commercial Use)
- Otherwise using or re-using portions or excerpts in other works