FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE & ROLE OF THE FUNDING SOURCE

 

  • All sources of funding should be declared as an acknowledgment at the end of the text.
  • At the end of the Methodology section, under a subheading.
  • Role of the funding source, authors must describe the role of the study sponsor (s), if any, in study design; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; and in the decision to submit the paper for publication.
  • If there is no Methodology section, the role of the funding source should be stated as an acknowledgment. If the funding source had no such involvement, the authors should state.
  • The corresponding author should confirm that he or she had full access to all the data in the study and had final responsibility for the decision to submit for publication.