EDWARD J. HUTH, M.D.
Almost a decade ago, the editors of a small international group of journals in clinical medicine met in Vancouver (1) and reached an agreement on minimal standards for manuscripts of articles to be submitted to their journals. The agreement, later tagged "the Vancouver agreement," led to a now widely known document (2, 3), Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals (referred to below as URM). The agreement was gradually joined by many other journals around the world; more than 300 journals now participate. Most of these journals are published in English, but the group also includes journals published in
HUTH EJ. Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts: The New, Third Edition. Ann Intern Med. 1988;108:298–299. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-108-2-298
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1988;108(2):298-299.
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