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Author Contributions 

Author Contributions
Ethical and Legal Considerations

Annette Flanagin

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date: 24 January 2020

The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) encourages authors and journals to disclose authors' individual contributions to the work reported in published articles. Following this recommendation, a number of journals now publish lists of author contributions in the article’s “Acknowledgment” section. For example, JAMA publishes each author’s contributions, as shown in the example in the .

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