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Author Contributions  

Cheryl Iverson

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.34
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Editors may ask authors to describe what each author contributed, and these contributions to the work may be published at the editor’s discretion. (See also , Legal and Ethical Considerations, Authorship ... More
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Authors  

Cheryl Iverson

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.021.46
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Use the author’s surname followed by initials without periods. In listed references, the names of all authors should be given unless there are more than 6, in which case the names of the first 3 authors ... More

Authors' Conflicts of Interests and Financial Disclosures  

Annette Flanagin

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.149
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Authors' financial disclosures should be published with articles, either on the title page or in the Acknowledgment section. JAMA and the Archives Journals include authors' financial disclosures in the ... More

Authors' Names  

Cheryl Iverson

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.10
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The byline or signature block should contain each author’s full name (unless initials are preferred to full names), including, for example, Jr, Sr, II, III, and middle initials, and highest academic degree(s). ... More

Authorship  

Cheryl Iverson

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.11
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All persons listed as authors should qualify for authorship (see , Ethical and Legal Considerations, Authorship Responsibility, and , Ethical and Legal Considerations, Authorship Responsibility, Guest ... More
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Authorship Responsibility  

AMA Manual of Style Committee

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.021.69
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Some judge of authors' names, not works, and thenNor praise nor blame the writings, but the men.    Alexander PopeMore than 50 years ago, Richard M. Hewitt, MD, then head of the Section of Publications ... More

Authorship: Definition, Criteria, Contributions, and Requirements  

Annette Flanagin

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.136
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Authorship offers significant professional and personal rewards, but these rewards are accompanied by substantial responsibility. During the 1980s, biomedical editors began requiring contributors to meet ... More
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Back-formations  

Roxanne K. Young

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.021.178
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Back-formation is the creation of a new word in the mistaken belief that it was the source of an existing word. Many back-formations are verbs, some of them derived from abstract nouns (ambulate from ... More

Bacteria: Additional Terminology  

Harriet S. Meyer

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
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10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.526
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There is no “official” classification of bacteria…[B]acterial classifications are devised for micro-biologists, not for the entities being classified.Bacteria show little interest in the matter of theirclassification. D. ... More

Base Units  

Phil B. Fontanarosa and Stacy Christiansen

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

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2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.540
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The SI is based on 7 fundamental units (base units) that refer to 7 basic quantities of measurement (see the tabulation below). These units form the structure from which other measurement quantities are ... More

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