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Requirements for Authors 

Ethical and Legal Considerations

Annette Flanagin

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Authors should disclose all relevant conflicts of interest in their work at the time of manuscript submission either in the manuscript (if so required by the journal) or in a cover letter to the editor or on the journal’s disclosure form (if the journal uses one). Journals should define conflicts of interest and the types of disclosures required (eg, all types of conflicts of interest or only financial interests). For example, JAMA requires all relevant financial disclosures of each author and coauthor to be included in the Acknowledgment section of the manuscript and to be noted in the “Financial Disclosure”

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