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Capitalization  

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/9780195176339.022.7
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Capitalize the first letter of each major word in titles and subtitles. Do not capitalize articles (eg, a, an, the), prepositions of 3 or fewer letters, coordinating conjunctions (and, or, for, nor, but), ... More

Names of Cities, Counties, States, Provinces, and Countries  

Cheryl Iverson

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

Print Publication Year: 
2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.8
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Include cities, states, counties, provinces, or countries in titles only when essential, especially for results that may not be generalizable to other locations (eg, unique to that site).Epidemic of Gang-Related ... More

Authors' Names  

Cheryl Iverson

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

Print Publication Year: 
2007
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2009
DOI: 
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
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Authorship  

Cheryl Iverson

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

Print Publication Year: 
2007
Published Online: 
2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.11
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UPDATE: In December 2013, the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) revised its recommendations on authorship and added a fourth criterion for authorship. The subsection on Authorship ... More

Quotation Marks  

Cheryl Iverson

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

Print Publication Year: 
2007
Published Online: 
2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.2
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If quotation marks are required in the title or subtitle, they should be double, not single (see , Punctuation, Quotation Marks, Titles).Above All “Do No Harm”: How Can Errors Be Avoided in Medicine? ... More

Degrees  

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/9780195176339.022.12
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Journals should establish their own policies on the inclusion of authors' degrees. The policy of JAMA and the Archives Journals is as follows: The highest level of degree or professional certification ... More

Multiple Authors, Group Authors  

Cheryl Iverson

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

Print Publication Year: 
2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.13
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When the byline contains more than 1 name, use semicolons to separate the authors' names. See also , Ethical and Legal Considerations, Authorship Responsibility, Group and Collaborative Authorship. The ... More

Order of Footnotes  

Cheryl Iverson

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

Print Publication Year: 
2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.15
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The preferred order of the footnotes at the bottom of the first page of an article in JAMA and the Archives Journals is as follows (see also , Typography). Note: Not all articles will include all of these. ... More

Death  

Cheryl Iverson

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

Print Publication Year: 
2007
Published Online: 
2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.16
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If an author of an article has died before the article goes to press or is posted online, a death dagger (†) should follow the author’s name in the byline, and one of the following footnotes should be ... More

Author Affiliations  

Cheryl Iverson

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

Print Publication Year: 
2007
Published Online: 
2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.17
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The institutions with which an author is professionally affiliated, including locations, are given in a footnote. The authors' last names are given parenthetically in the footnote following their respective ... More

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