Plagiarism, its detection and how to prevent it in the medical literature
Since ancient times, plagiarism in the medical scientific literature has been the worst scourge that threatens the truth that research produces. Its appearance, despite all efforts to avoid it, encourages to strengthen and reflect on the preventive measures to discourage this practice. In this article, a review is conducted based on the PubMed-indexed systematic reviews carried out in the last 30 years with the aim of studying plagiarism in the world literature. Also, the types of plagiarism that may exist, their definitions, and the tools and strategies for detection and prevention are presented. The control of plagiarism requires the combined action of education, detection, and prevention.