The academic editors of the Philippine Journal of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery are committed to fair and professional dealing in all aspects of our publishing operations. Our role is to publish original work of value to the intellectual community in the best possible form and to the highest possible standards. We expect similar standards from our reviewers and authors. Honesty, originality and fair dealing on the part of authors, and fairness, objectivity and confidentiality on the part of editors and reviewers are among the critical values that enable us to achieve our aim. The PJOHNS endorses and behaves in accordance with the codes of conduct and international standards established by the Committee on Publication Ethics guidelines https://publicationethics.org/resources/guidelines.