About the Authors

Harvey Marcovitch
Clinical Risk, RSM Press Ltd., London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

h.marcovitch@btinternet.com

Competing Interests

The author declares no competing financial interests. He is employed by BMJ Publishing Group as a freelance associate editor. He is a director of the Council of Science Editors. The views expressed in this paper are his own.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: HM. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: HM. Wrote the first draft of the paper: HM.