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To the Editor:
—My attention has been drawn to the editorial by Dr. Bean in the July issue of your Journal. I have read it with interest and find myself in general agreement with its thesis. I would, however, like to draw your attention to a factual error contained in the last two subparagraphs on page 2. The footnotes to which reference is there made have not been format in the Veterans Administration since January 4, 1952. The only footnote required subsequent to that time has been the customary one referring to the title and location of the author or authors.I would appreciate it if you could find room to publish this correction in an early issue of your Journal.Very sincerely yours,J. T. BooneVice Admiral (M.C.) U. S. Navy, Rtd.Chief Medical DirectorNothing is so deflating as to have the rug pulled out from under you as the
Bean WB. TIMIDITY AND CAVEATS. AMA Arch Intern Med. 1954;94(5):863. doi:10.1001/archinte.1954.00250050177017