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Instructions to Authors
The Delaware Medical Journal (DMJ) is owned and published by the Medical Society of Delaware as a medium of communication, education, and expression for its members, and also for others striving for excellence in medical practice. Articles in the DMJ  copyright. On receipt of material submitted for publication, a suitable release form will be sent for signature by all authors.
 case reports, clinical experiences, observations, and information on matters relevant to medical practice. Other material may also be accepted if the editorial staff deems it of interest to DMJ readers. All submissions should include a brief summary and a brief (one to two sentence) biographical sketch of all authors.
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Del Med J
| February 2017
| Vol. 89 |
No. 2

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