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Terms of article use

All articles in "Medycyna Pracy" are published in Open Access model and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Poland (CC BY-NC). Please read the detailed terms of the license at

Publisher’s version published at is recommended to be used.

Dear Readers, you are free to:
  • share – copy and redistribute the articles in any medium or format,
  • adapt – e.g., translate.

  • under the following terms:
  • attribution
    • you must give appropriate credit – provide the following information: author/authors, title of the article, name of the journal, year, volume, issue, range of pages, DOI number in the form of a link and name of the license together with a link to its description (;
    • if any changes have been made in the article, you must provide detailed information regarding the changes – you may provide it in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use;
  • noncommercial – use of the articles for commercial purposes is prohibited.
Dear Authors, we encourage you to share your work:
  • send an e-mail with your article’s DOI (as a link) to your colleagues,
  • present your article at a meeting or conference and distribute printed copies of the article (we can prepare hardcopy for you),
  • make printed copies of your article to be used during lecture or in classroom,
  • include your article in a thesis,
  • deposit pre-print and post-print, and publisher’s version published at

  • to deposit pre-print or post-print please follow the terms:
  • pre-print (author’s version of the paper, before peer-review) must be accompanied by the statement:
    This article has been submitted for peer-review and publication in “Medycyna Pracy” (
    If publisher’s version is published at, the pre-print must be additionally accompanied by the statement:
    Publisher’s version is available in Open Access model at: [insert full DOI provided by publisher].
  • post-print (author’s version of the paper after peer-review with revisions having been made, before editing) must be accompanied by the statement:
    This is an author-produced file of an article accepted for publication in “Medycyna Pracy” ( following peer review. Publisher’s version is/will be available in Open Access model at: [insert full DOI provided by publisher].

For other uses of the articles or in case of any doubts, please send your questions to: