Author Affiliations: Ms Flanagin is Managing Senior Editor, JAMA.
The number of articles on human rights published in biomedical journals
has increased substantially during the last decade. This reflects an increasing
involvement of physicians and other health professionals in the documentation
of the health consequences of violations of human rights,1,2
improvements in the quality of articles on human rights, and the willingness
of journals to publish these articles.
Flanagin A. Human Rights in the Biomedical LiteratureThe Social Responsibility of Medical Journals. JAMA. 2000;284(5):618-619. doi:10.1001/jama.284.5.618