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Number of Authors.  

Annette Flanagin

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

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
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The number of authors whose names appear in the byline of scientific papers increased steadily during the second half of the 20th century.38 Data from MEDLINE/PubMed of more than 29 million indexed articles indicate an average increase in the number of authors per article from 1.9 before 1975 to 5.81 in 2015-2019....