Publication rules for the Quebec Parkinson Network

Authorship of a clinician

A clinician interested in a specific research project should contact the QPN coordinator and/or the principal investigator of the study in question. He will have to commit to:

  • Giving feedback and comments about the study design
  • Proofreading a version of the article

This clinician’s patients will be primarily, but not exclusively, contacted for this study.

Mentioning QPN clinicians

A researcher using the patient registry will need to mention “QPN clinicians” in:

  • Acknowledgements when 1 to 9 participants have been recruited from the patient registry
  • The list of authors when more than 10 participants have been recruited from the registry

N.B.: The “QPN clinicians” designation is an entity that provides access to the complete list of clinician contributing members of the network.