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Research Letters in JAMA

Research Letters in JAMA Opinion Editorials represent the opinions of the authors and JAMA EDITORIAL and not those of the American Medical Association. Small but Mighty Jody W. Zylke, MD A laptop vs a desktop. A cupcake vs a triple layer cake. Mini-Me ods or use data sources that can be referenced (ie, a report on vs Dr Evil. A research letter vs an original investigation. All are levels of trans-fatty acids in white adults using data from the smaller but fully functional cousins of the larger and flashier National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey ). The sta- model. tistical methods in general are not complicated. One or 2 tables Research letters in JAMA report results of studies, or figures convey the main results, and interpretation is just as original investigations do. They have introductions, straightforward because there is no space for complex analy- methods, results, and discussion sections, just like ses or subtle points. original investigations. They are peer reviewed and subject In addition, some research letters involve studies that to stringent editorial review as well. But a research letter are smaller or unusual. For example, in June 2011, we pub- contains a maximum of 600 words and 6 references, as lished http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Research Letters in JAMA

JAMA , Volume 310 (6) – Aug 14, 2013

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.2013.8102
pmid
23942678
Publisher site
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Abstract

Opinion Editorials represent the opinions of the authors and JAMA EDITORIAL and not those of the American Medical Association. Small but Mighty Jody W. Zylke, MD A laptop vs a desktop. A cupcake vs a triple layer cake. Mini-Me ods or use data sources that can be referenced (ie, a report on vs Dr Evil. A research letter vs an original investigation. All are levels of trans-fatty acids in white adults using data from the smaller but fully functional cousins of the larger and flashier National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey ). The sta- model. tistical methods in general are not complicated. One or 2 tables Research letters in JAMA report results of studies, or figures convey the main results, and interpretation is just as original investigations do. They have introductions, straightforward because there is no space for complex analy- methods, results, and discussion sections, just like ses or subtle points. original investigations. They are peer reviewed and subject In addition, some research letters involve studies that to stringent editorial review as well. But a research letter are smaller or unusual. For example, in June 2011, we pub- contains a maximum of 600 words and 6 references, as lished

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 14, 2013

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