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Subject-Verb Agreement.  

Lauren Fischer and Paul Frank

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

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780190246556.003.0017.022.0011
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Units of measure are treated as collective singular (not plural) nouns and require a singular verb. To control the patient’s fever, 500 mg of the medication was [not were] administered at the time of admission and 1000 mg was required 4 hours later. Previous ...

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