The JoPIC is an independent-unbiased, peer-reviewed, and open-access journal of current national and international issues and reviews for original clinical and experimental research, interesting case reports, surgical techniques, differential diagnoses, editorial opinions, letters to the editor, and educational papers in pulmonology, thoracic surgery, occupational diseases, allergology, and intensive care medicine. This journal is indexed by indices that are considered international scientific journal indices (DRJI, ESJI, OAJI, etc.). According to the current Associate Professorship criteria, it is within the scope of International Article 1-d. Each article published in this journal corresponds to 5 points.

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Remarks are to be made confidentially and can advise/suggest the acceptance, rejection, or modification of the manuscript to the editor. These suggestions should be included in scientific explanations. The reviewer should contact the editor if there are any conflicts of interest. On this basis, the reviewer can either extend or decline to review the assignment. Reviewers are obligated to explain any possible conflicts of interest (financial, institutional, counseling, or other). If there are no conflicts of interest in the study, they must be declared. We hereby request that the reviewers not share any information regarding the manuscript for their purpose. Offensive remarks are unacceptable, and criticism should be dispassionately presented. In cases of unsuitable reviewer statements, the editor(s) can make changes to the reviewers’ comments. The final decision regarding acceptance, rejection, or modification depended entirely on the editor.