NEW YORK -- (This is an erratum
of the press release issued May 15, 2006.
Examples of cited flawed literature include a published erratum
in the Journal of Pediatrics in which a dosage was misprinted as milligrams rather than grams; an article in which a chemotherapy dosage was mistranscribed from "every day for twenty-eight days" to "every twenty-eight days," and a highly cited article in which the publisher printed the wrong figures in a paper about techniques to return blood to the heart (reperfusion) immediately following myocardial infarction [1, 2].
to "A New Application of Biosurfactant for the Preparation of Polycaprolactone/Layered Silicate Nanocomposites" by Hsin-Tzu Liao, published in POLYM.
Editor's note: The following erratum
was published in the January 2006 issue (Environ Health Perspect 114:A21):</p> <pre> In the October articles "Children 's Centers Study Kids and Chemicals" [Environ
to "Viscoelastic Evaluation of Effects of Fiber Size and Composition on Cellulose-Polypropylene Composite of High Filler Content" by Hirokazu Ito et al.
submitted corrections to their paper, which were published as an Erratum
in the February 2005 issue of EHP (Environ Health Perspect 113:A89).
Colmenares noted that the erratum
is larger than the proposed budget.