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Viewpoints (Also Called Commentaries or Perspectives).  

Phil B. Fontanarosa

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
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These articles may address virtually any important topic relevant to the readers of the journal and may involve issues in medicine, clinical care, public health, research, ethics, health policy, or health law. These articles generally are not linked to another specific concurrently published article and should be well focused, scholarly, and clearly presented. Dueling Viewpoints (or Point, Counterpoint articles) involve 2 scholarly opinion articles that address a controversial current topic of interest. The articles address the same question, with one article usually presenting the yes answer and the other presenting the no answer, thereby providing balance and insights on both sides of controversial topics....