October 3, 2017, Vol 318, No. 13, Pages 1201-1294
Research Integrity, Academic Promotion, and Attribution of Authorship and Nonauthor Contributions
Spyros D. Mentzelopoulos, MD, PhD; Spyros G. Zakynthinos, MD, PhD
JAMA. 2017;318(13):1221-1222. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11790
This Viewpoint discusses the importance of research authorship for academic promotion and proposes revision of research integrity codes to define nonauthor contributions and distinguish nonauthor from author contributions to discourage awarding of authorship to nonauthor collaborators.
Trying to Improve Sepsis Care in Low-Resource Settings
Flavia R. Machado, MD, PhD; Derek C. Angus, MD, MPH
Earlier this year, the World Health Organization recognized sepsis as a global health problem, responsible for millions of preventable deaths every year, and adopted a resolution targeting the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of sepsis, especially in low- and middle-income countries.1 Although most sepsis cases are assumed to occur in low- and middle-income countries, nearly all research on both the epidemiology of sepsis and optimal treatment comes from high-income countries.
Incidence of Measles in the United States, 2001-2015
Nakia S. Clemmons, MPH; Gregory S. Wallace, MD, MPH; Manisha Patel, MD, MS; et al.
JAMA. 2017;318(13):1279-1281. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.9984
This study uses Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data to characterize trends in the incidence of measles among US residents from 2001 to 2015.