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Correcting the Literature

September 12, 2017

Reports of errors in published research reports originate from myriad sources: readers, the original investigators while engaged in subsequent analyses, investigators trying to replicate the research, journal staff, and members of the news media. In this editorial, JAMA editors go into the nitty-gritty of correcting misinformation and why it's especially key when it comes to the medicine community.