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- Accuracy of Data in Abstracts of Published Research Articles. Pitkin, Roy M.; Branagan, Mary Ann; Burmeister, Leon F. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;3/24/99, Vol. 281 Issue 12, p1110
Suggests that the section of a research article most likely to be read is the abstract. Importance that the abstract reflect the article faithfully; Study to assess abstracts accompanying research articles published in six medical journals; Design; Main outcome measure; Results; Conclusions.
- The Need for Concrete Improvement in Abstract Quality. Winker, Margaret A. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;3/24/99, Vol. 281 Issue 12, p1129
Editorial. Considers how the abstract, aside from the title, is the most frequently read and most easily accessed portion of an article reporting original biomedical research. Reference to a study by Pitkin et al in the same issue that found a large number of abstracts in general medical...