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An error occurred in the SPECIAL COMMUNICATION entitled "Patient Dumping: Status, Implications, and Policy Recommendations," published in the March 20 issue of The Journal (1987;257: 1500-1502). On page 1501, the second sentence in the second full paragraph of column 1 should have read as follows: "The Hill-Burton legislation's inadequacies include lack of a definition of a medical emergency [not `Hill-Burton legislation includes community service of a medical emergency'] and no effective means for enforcement.4"
Incorrect Wording. JAMA. 1987;258(22):3259. doi:10.1001/jama.1987.03400220059036