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Comments on Writing Letters to the Editor: Moving From Duels and Fencing to Belles Lettres

MaryAnn Foote, PhD
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Chest. 2010;138(1):228-230. doi:10.1378/chest.10-0570
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Letters to the editor can be useful in allowing authors of published papers and journal readers an opportunity to exchange further information, ask questions of the authors, or report conflicting data or alternative viewpoints. Some journals allow case reports as letters to the editor.

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