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Letters submitted to The Journal for publication in the correspondence section should meet several conditions for publication. Because of the increased number of letters that are now submitted to this section, it is necessary to restrict the length to 200 words. Correspondence should be signed with name and address. An effort will be made to publish each letter accepted as promptly as possible.
Letter Rules and Reminders. JAMA. 1961;176(9):826. doi:10.1001/jama.1961.03040220074032