Open Access Policy

Journal of Medicine, University of Santo Tomas (JMUST) is an open-access journal, which means all its content is freely available without charge to the user or their institution. The journal content is under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. The licensing permits the use, share, copy and redistribution of the material in any medium or format, adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material, as long as you give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so reasonably, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. You may not use the material for commercial purposes. If you remix, transform or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original. You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits. Images or third-party material in this article are included in the Creative Commons license unless indicated otherwise in a credit line to the material. The use of materials not included in the article’s Creative Commons license needs permission directly from the copyright holder. If the intended use is not permitted by statutory regulation or exceeds the permitted use, one must obtain permission directly from the copyright holder. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.