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PRINTED FROM AMA MANUAL OF STYLE ONLINE ( © American Medical Association, 2009. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the license agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in AMA Manual of Style Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy). date: 29 November 2015

Do not include “personal communications” in the list of references. The following forms may be used in the text: In a conversation with H. E. Marman, MD (August 2005).… According to a letter from H. E. Marman, MD, in August 2005.… Similar findings have been noted by Roberts6 and by H. E. Marman, MD (written communication, August 2005). According to the manufacturer (H. R. Smith, oral communication, May 2005), the drug became available in Japan in January 2004. The author should give the date of the communication and indicate whether it was in oral or written (including email) form. Highest

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