Objective.-To determine the contributions of each author to multiauthored biomedical research papers.
Design.-Mailed, self-administered survey.
Participants.-A total of 184 first authors from a consecutive sample of 200 papers with four or more authors published in 10 leading biomedical journals.
Main Outcome Measures.-First authors' ratings of which authors had made substantial contributions to the following: initial conception of the study, design of the study, provision of needed resources, collection of data, analysis and interpretation of data, and writing the first draft of the paper or revising drafts for important intellectual content.
Results.-The contributions of nonfirst authors varied greatly within and among papers.
Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Médecine, Recherche, Information biomédicale, Auteur
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, Medicine, Research, Biomedical information, Author
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0227234
Code Inist : 002B30A11. Création : 199406.