Author Undertaking

*   Present an accurate account of the research you have performed and give sufficient details and references to public sources of information to permit your peers to repeat the work.

*   Give credit to other people who have helped or influenced your work.

* Obtain permission to reproduce figures, tables or extensive extracts from the text of a source that is copyrighted or owned by someone else.

*   Obtain permission to cite personal communications.

* Do not include plagiarized, obscene, libellous or defamatory material.

*   Cite all relevant references.

*   Declare any conflicts of interest.

* Declare sources of research funding, including any grant ID numbers.

* Do not submit the same or similar articles to any other journal.

*       Mention any relevant articles that you have submitted or that are in press.

*       Make sure that co-authors review the manuscript before you submit it and that all authors agree on the order in which authors will be listed.

*   Do not list people as co-authors unless they have made a significant contribution to the work and will share responsibility and accountability for the results.

*       Do not make significant changes to your manuscript after it has been accepted without informing the journal editor. Significant changes would include new data, new content or a change in the list of authors.

*       Make sure that you notify the journal if an error is found after publication that would require a correction to be printed.

* Advise of any change in email address promptly