Show Summary Details
Page of


Ethical and Legal Considerations

Annette Flanagin

Page of

PRINTED FROM AMA MANUAL OF STYLE ONLINE ( © American Medical Association, 2009. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the license agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in AMA Manual of Style Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 28 January 2020

Principal author: Annette Flanagin, RN, MA I thank C. K. Gunsalus, JD, University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana; Catherine D. DeAngelis, MD, MPH, JAMA and Archives Journals; and Liz Wager, MA, Sideview, for reviewing and providing important comments to improve the manuscript; the following for reviewing and providing minor comments: Jessica S. Ancker, MPH, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Robert M. Golub, MD, JAMA; Wayne G. Hoppe, JD, JAMA and Archives Journals; Diana J. Mason, RN, PhD, American Journal of Nursing; Povl Riis, MD, University of Copenhagen; and Valerie Siddall, PhD, ELS, AstraZeneca; and Sandra Schefris and Yolanda Davis, James

Access to the complete content on AMA Manual of Style requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.