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Phil Fontanarosa, Stacy Christiansen, and Annette Flanagin

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

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Feb 2020
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Feb 2020
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As part of postpublication review, errors may be identified by authors or readers, editors, or other sources. Correction of errors is important to ensure the accuracy of the scientific record.10 In most cases, corrections are minor and straightforward. The Correction notice is listed in the Table of Contents (in print, online, or both), and the Correction should be published in a specific section. For example, the JAMA Network journals publish Corrections at the end of the Letters section. Corrections should be indexed, with a reference and online link to the original article, thereby enabling online database services (such as MEDLINE) to link indexed articles with published corrections (...