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Units of Measure 


Roxanne K. Young

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JAMA and the Archives Journals report quantitative values in conventional units. See , Units of Measure, Conventional Units and SI Units in JAMA and the Archives Journals. Use the following abbreviations and symbols with a numerical quantity in accordance with guidelines in , Units of Measure. See especially , Units of Measure, Conventional Units and SI Units in JAMA and the Archives Journals; Table in chapter , Selected Laboratory Tests, References Ranges with and Conversion Factors; and , Punctuation, Forward Slash (Virgule, Solidus). Exception: The following example is an acceptable format in table footnotes or figure legends: SI conversion factor:

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