The example references given in “Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals” published in our January issue (1) carry several minor errors. These errors and their corrections are specified on p. 725, in the “Letters and Corrections” section of this issue. These references have been corrected in the reprints of “Uniform Requirements …” that have been mailed from the Editorial Office to persons requesting reprints, chairmen of departments of medicine, and editors of other journals. We apologize to any persons embarrassed or inconvenienced by publication of these errors.
This episode illustrates the Second Law of Editorial Dynamics: