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This is a list of academic articles related to the coverage of medicine on Wikipedia. For general academic articles see Academic studies of Wikipedia. For popular media coverage of Wikipedia's medical content see the popular media list.


  1. James, Richard (2016). "WikiProject Medicine: Creating Credibility in Consumer Health". Journal of Hospital Librarianship. 16 (4): 344–351. doi:10.1080/15323269.2016.1221284. ISSN 1532-3269. 
  2. Azzam, Amin; Bresler, David; Leon, Armando; Maggio, Lauren; Whitaker, Evans; Heilman, James; Orlowitz, Jake; Swisher, Valerie; Rasberry, Lane; Otoide, Kingsley; Trotter, Fred; Ross, Will; McCue, Jack D. (2016). "Why Medical Schools Should Embrace Wikipedia". Academic Medicine: 1. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000001381. ISSN 1040-2446. 
  3. Conell, J (December 2016). "Online information seeking by patients with bipolar disorder: results from an international multisite survey.". International journal of bipolar disorders. 4 (1): 17. PMID 27552813. 33% preferred Wikipedia 
  4. Back, DA; Behringer, F; Haberstroh, N; Ehlers, JP; Sostmann, K; Peters, H (20 August 2016). "Learning management system and e-learning tools: an experience of medical students' usage and expectations.". International journal of medical education. 7: 267–73. PMID 27544782. The participants valued lecture notes (73.7%) and Wikipedia (74%) as their most important online sources for knowledge acquisition. 
  5. Sebelefsky, C; Voitl, J; Karner, D; Klein, F; Voitl, P; Böck, A (18 August 2016). "Internet use of parents before attending a general pediatric outpatient clinic: does it change their information level and assessment of acute diseases?". BMC pediatrics. 16: 129. PMID 27538782. Most common online resources utilized for this purpose are websites run by doctors (61.3 %), the outpatient clinic's homepage (56.3 %), Google (40 %), Wikipedia (32.5 %) 
  6. Saparova, D; Nolan, NS (January 2016). "Evaluating the appropriateness of electronic information resources for learning.". Journal of the Medical Library Association : JMLA. 104 (1): 24–32. PMID 26807049. Judging by the learning outcomes, all three information resources were found appropriate for learning. (Wikipedia, AccessMedicine, UpToDate) 
  7. Torous, J; Franzan, J; O'Connor, R; Mathew, I; Keshavan, M; Kitts, R; Boland, R (December 2015). "Psychiatry Residents' Use of Educational Websites: A Pilot Survey Study.". Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry. 39 (6): 630–3. PMID 26077007. Residents reported utilizing online resources on average 68 % of the time, in comparison to 32 % on average for printed materials. Residents reported UpToDate, PubMed, and Wikipedia as the most visited websites and ranked each highly but for different purposes. 
  8. Masukume, Gwinyai; Heilman, James; Häggström, Mikael (24 May 2016). "Why getting medical information from Wikipedia isn't always a bad idea". The Conversation. Retrieved 26 May 2016. 
  9. Kelton (February 2016), Pulse of Online Search Survey: Initial Data (PDF), Makovsky PR, retrieved 25 March 2016 


  1. Putman, T.; Burgstaller, S.; Waagmeester, A.; Wu, C.; Su, A. I.; Good, B. (2015). "Centralizing content and distributing labor: a community model for curating the very long tail of microbial genomes.". doi:10.1101/031286. 
  2. Mitraka, E.; Waagmeester, A.; Burgstaller-Muehlbacher, S.; Schriml, L. M.; Su, A. I.; Good, B. M. (2015). "Wikidata: A platform for data integration and dissemination for the life sciences and beyond". doi:10.1101/031971. 
  3. Pfundner, Alexander; Schönberg, Tobias; Horn, John; Boyce, Richard D; Samwald, Matthias (5 May 2015). "Utilizing the Wikidata System to Improve the Quality of Medical Content in Wikipedia in Diverse Languages: A Pilot Study". Journal of Medical Internet Research. 17 (5): e110. doi:10.2196/jmir.4163. 
  4. Nowrouzi, Behdin; Gohar, Basem; Nowrouzi-Kia, Behnam; Garbaczewska, Martyna; Brewster, Keith (April 2015). "An Examination of Scope, Completeness, Credibility, and Readability of Health, Medical, and Nutritional Information on the Internet: A Comparative Study of Wikipedia, WebMD, and the Mayo Clinic Websites". Canadian Journal of Diabetes. 39: S71. doi:10.1016/j.jcjd.2015.01.267. 
  5. Herbert, Verena G; Frings, Andreas; Rehatschek, Herwig; Richard, Gisbert; Leithner, Andreas (2015). "Wikipedia – challenges and new horizons in enhancing medical education". BMC Medical Education. 15 (1). doi:10.1186/s12909-015-0309-2. ISSN 1472-6920. PMID 25879421. 
  6. Azer, Samy A. (2015). "Is Wikipedia a reliable learning resource for medical students? Evaluating respiratory topics". Advances in Physiology Education. 39 (1): 5–14. doi:10.1152/advan.00110.2014. ISSN 1043-4046. 
  7. Heilman, James M; West, Andrew G (2015). "Wikipedia and Medicine: Quantifying Readership, Editors, and the Significance of Natural Language". Journal of Medical Internet Research. 17 (3): e62. doi:10.2196/jmir.4069. ISSN 1438-8871. PMID 25739399. 
  8. Venkatraman, Anand; Kumar, Nilay; Garg, Neetika (February 2015). "Greater freedom of speech on Web 2.0 correlates with dominance of views linking vaccines to autism". Vaccine. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.01.078. 
  9. Brigo, F; Erro, R (18 January 2015). "The readability of the English Wikipedia article on Parkinson's disease.". Neurological sciences : official journal of the Italian Neurological Society and of the Italian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology. PMID 25596713. 
  10. Brigo, F; Otte, WM; Igwe, SC; Tezzon, F; Nardone, R (16 January 2015). "Clearly written, easily comprehended? The readability of websites providing information on epilepsy.". Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 44C: 35–39. PMID 25601720. 


  1. Vrandečić, Denny; Krötzsch, Markus (2014). "Wikidata: A free collaborative knowledgebase". Communications of the ACM. 57 (10): 78–85. doi:10.1145/2629489. ISSN 0001-0782. 
  2. Egle, Jonathan P.; Smeenge, David M.; Kassem, Kamal M.; Mittal, Vijay K. (December 2014). "The Internet School of Medicine: Use of Electronic Resources by Medical Trainees and the Reliability of those Resources". Journal of Surgical Education. doi:10.1016/j.jsurg.2014.08.005. 
  3. Farič, Nuša; Henry Potts (2014-12-03). "Motivations for Contributing to Health-Related Articles on Wikipedia: An Interview Study". Journal of Medical Internet Research. 16 (12): e260. doi:10.2196/jmir.3569. ISSN 1438-8871.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
  4. Messner, Marcus; DiStaso, Marcia W.; Jin, Yan; Meganck, Shana; Sherman, Scott; Norton, Sally (2014). "Influencing public opinion from corn syrup to obesity: A longitudinal analysis of the references for nutritional entries on Wikipedia". First Monday. 19 (11). doi:10.5210/fm.v19i11.4823. ISSN 1396-0466. 
  5. Lovis, Christian; Kräenbring, Jona; Monzon Penza, Tika; Gutmann, Joanna; Muehlich, Susanne; Zolk, Oliver; Wojnowski, Leszek; Maas, Renke; Engelhardt, Stefan; Sarikas, Antonio (2014). "Accuracy and Completeness of Drug Information in Wikipedia: A Comparison with Standard Textbooks of Pharmacology". PLoS ONE. 9 (9): e106930. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0106930. ISSN 1932-6203. 
  6. Norman J. Temple, Joy Fraser (Mar 2014). "How Accurate Are Wikipedia Articles in Health, Nutrition, and Medicine? / Les articles de Wikipédia dans les domaines de la santé, de la nutrition et de la médecine sont-ils exacts ?". Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science. 38 (1): 37–52. doi:10.1353/ils.2014.0000. 
  7. Hwang, Thomas J.; Bourgeois, Florence T.; Seeger, John D. (2014). "Drug Safety in the Digital Age". New England Journal of Medicine. 370 (26): 2460–2462. doi:10.1056/NEJMp1401767. ISSN 0028-4793. 
  8. Schmidt, Henk G.; Sílvia Mamede, Kees van den Berge, Tamara van Gog, Jan L.C.M. van Saase, Remy M.J.P. Rikers (2014). "Exposure to Media Information About a Disease Can Cause Doctors to Misdiagnose Similar-Looking Clinical Cases". Academic Medicine. 89 (2): 285–291. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000000107. ISSN 1040-2446. PMID 24362387.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
  9. Hasty, Robert; Garvalosa, Ryan; Barbato, Vincenzo; Valdes, Pedro; Powers, David; Hernandez, Emmanuel; John, Jones; Suciu, Gabriel; Qureshi, Farheen; Popa-Radu, Matei; San Jose, Sergio; Drexler, Nathaniel; Patankar, Rohan; Paz, Jose; King, Christopher; Gerber, Hilary; Valladares, Michael; Somji, Alyaz (2014). "Wikipedia vs Peer-Reviewed Medical Literature for Information About the 10 Most Costly Medical Conditions". The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 114 (05): 368–373. doi:10.7556/jaoa.2014.035. ISSN 0098-6151. 
  10. McIver, David J.; Brownstein, John S.; Salathé, Marcel (17 April 2014). "Wikipedia Usage Estimates Prevalence of Influenza-Like Illness in the United States in Near Real-Time". PLoS Computational Biology. 10 (4): e1003581. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003581.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
  11. Rasberry, L. (2014). "Wikipedia: what it is and why it matters for healthcare". BMJ. 348 (apr08 3): g2478–g2478. doi:10.1136/bmj.g2478. ISSN 1756-1833. 
  12. Rasberry, L. (2014). "Citing Wikipedia". BMJ. 348 (mar05 4): g1819–g1819. doi:10.1136/bmj.g1819. ISSN 1756-1833. 
  13. "Wikipedia is the single leading source of medical information for patients and healthcare professionals" IMS Health (21 January 2014). "IMS Health: Pharma Should Make Better Use of Social Media To Engage Patients and Improve the Use of Medicines". Retrieved 22 January 2014. 
  14. Bould, MD; Hladkowicz, ES; Pigford, AE; Ufholz, L; Postonogova, T; Shin, E; Boet, S (2014). "References that anyone can edit: review of Wikipedia citations in peer reviewed health science literature". BMJ. 348: g1585. doi:10.1136/bmj.g1585.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
  15. Chitu Okoli, Mohamad Mehdi, Mostafa Mesgari, Finn Årup Nielsen, Arto Lanamäki, "Wikipedia in the eyes of its beholders: A systematic review of scholarly research on Wikipedia readers and readership", Publication date 2014/4/30, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, PDF, Sections on Medicine are pp 7-8, 12-13. The paper only covers research published up to June 2011.
  16. Mostafa Mesgari, Chitu Okoli, Mohamad Mehdi, Finn Årup Nielsen, Arto Lanamäki, "The sum of all human knowledge”: A systematic review of scholarly research on the content of Wikipedia", Publication date 2014/4/30, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, PDF, This covers research on content quality etc. – medical section at pp. 6-7, readability at 9-11. Also only covers research published up to mid-2011.
  17. "Analysis of the accuracy and readability of herbal supplement information on Wikipedia"Phillips, Jennifer; Connie Lam, Lisa Palmisano (2014-07-01). "Analysis of the accuracy and readability of herbal supplement information on Wikipedia". Journal of the American Pharmacists Association. 54 (4): 406–414. doi:10.1331/JAPhA.2014.13181. ISSN 1544-3191.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help) closed access publication – behind paywall
  18. "Maturity Assessment of Wikipedia Medical Articles"Conti, Riccardo; Emanuel Marzini, Angelo Spognardi, Ilaria Matteucci, Paolo Mori, Marinella Petrocchi (2014). "Maturity Assessment of Wikipedia Medical Articles". Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE 27th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems. CBMS '14. Washington, DC, USA: IEEE Computer Society. pp. 281––286. doi:10.1109/CBMS.2014.69. ISBN 978-1-4799-4435-4.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help) closed access publication – behind paywall


  1. Archambault, Patrick Michel; van de Belt, Tom; Grajales, Francisco; Faber, Marjan; Kuziemsky, Craig; Gagnon, Susie; Bilodeau, Andrea; Rioux, Simon; Nelen, Willianne; Gagnon, Marie-Pierre; Turgeon, Alexis; Aubin, Karine; Gold, Irving; Poitras, Julien; Eysenbach, Gunther; Kremer, Jan; Légaré, France (October 2013). "Wikis and Collaborative Writing Applications in Health Care: A Scoping Review". Journal of Medical Internet Research. 15: e210. doi:10.2196/jmir.2787. 
  2. Teunis, Teun (March 2013). "The Wikipedia Guide to Medicine Could the Online Encyclopaedia Provide the Basis for a New Medical School Curriculum?". Student BMJ. 21: 16–17. doi:10.1136/sbmj.f1091. 
  3. Allahwala, Usaid K.; Nadkarni, Aniket; Sebaratnam, Deshan F. (2013). "Wikipedia use amongst medical students – New insights into the digital revolution". Medical Teacher. 35 (4): 337–337. doi:10.3109/0142159X.2012.737064. ISSN 0142-159X. 
  4. Azer, S. A. (2014). "Evaluation of gastroenterology and hepatology articles on Wikipedia". European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. 26 (2): 155–63. doi:10.1097/MEG.0000000000000003. PMID 24276492. 
  5. Makovsky Integrated Communications (9 September 2013). "Online Health Research Eclipsing Patient-Doctor Conversations". Retrieved 13 September 2013. 
  6. Thomas, G. R.; Eng, L.; De Wolff, J. F.; Grover, S. C. (2013). "An Evaluation of Wikipedia as a Resource for Patient Education in Nephrology". Seminars in Dialysis. 26 (2): 159–63. doi:10.1111/sdi.12059. PMID 23432369. 
  7. Schultz, D. S.; Brabender, V. M. (2013). "More Challenges Since Wikipedia: The Effects of Exposure to Internet Information About the Rorschach on Selected Comprehensive System Variables". Journal of Personality Assessment. 95 (2): 149–158. doi:10.1080/00223891.2012.725438. PMID 23030722. 
  8. Kolski, D; Arlt, S; Birk, S; Heuwieser, W (2013). "Use and acceptance of Wiki systems for students of veterinary medicine.". GMS Zeitschrift fur medizinische Ausbildung. 30 (1): Doc10. doi:10.3205/zma000853. PMID 23467415.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
  9. "Online encyclopedia provides free health info for all". Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 91 (1): 8–9. 1 January 2013. doi:10.2471/BLT.13.030113. PMC 3537258free to read. PMID 23397345. 
  10. McVey, RM; Clarke, E; Joyce, P; Turner, M; Gannon, MJ (Mar 2013). "Toward a wiki guide for obstetrics and gynecology trainees in Ireland.". International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics. 120 (3): 301–6. doi:10.1016/j.ijgo.2012.10.017. PMID 23305728.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
  11. Faric, Nusa, Potts, Henry. "Motivations for Contributing to Health-Related Articles on Wikipedia: An Interview Study". Retrieved 16 June 2014.  (Conference paper)
  12. Thomas Roessing: The Dispute over Filtering “indecent” Images in Wikipedia. Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology Issue: 2/2013, PDF (won't open?) - includes, per The Signpost: "the results of a small web-based experiment where 163 participants were randomly shown one of three versions of the article de:Furunkel (boil): Either without images, or with a "neutral image", or "with a somewhat disgusting image of an infected boil." The author states that "The most interesting results for the Wikipedia community is that the disgusting image enhances the perceived quality of the article: It is perceived to be more fascinating (p=.023) and more worth reading (p=.032) than an article without any image."


  1. Wodak, S. J.; Mietchen, D.; Collings, A. M.; Russell, R. B.; Bourne, P. E. (2012). "Topic Pages: PLoS Computational Biology Meets Wikipedia". PLoS Computational Biology. 8 (3): e1002446. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002446. PMC 3315447free to read. PMID 22479174. 
  2. Schultz, DS; Loving, JL (Jan 2012). "Challenges since wikipedia: the availability of rorschach information online and internet users' reactions to online media coverage of the rorschach-wikipedia debate.". Journal of personality assessment. 94 (1): 73–81. PMID 22176268.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
  3. Von Muhlen, M.; Ohno-Machado, L. (2012). "Reviewing social media use by clinicians". Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 19 (5): 777–781. doi:10.1136/amiajnl-2012-000990. PMC 3422846free to read. PMID 22759618. 
  4. Volsky, PG; Baldassari, CM; Mushti, S; Derkay, CS (Sep 2012). "Quality of Internet information in pediatric otolaryngology: a comparison of three most referenced websites.". International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology. 76 (9): 1312–6. doi:10.1016/j.ijporl.2012.05.026. PMID 22770592.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
  5. Chiang, CD; Lewis, CL; Wright, MD; Agapova, S; Akers, B; Azad, TD; Banerjee, K; Carrera, P; Chen, A; Chen, J; Chi, X; Chiou, J; Cooper, J; Czurylo, M; Downs, C; Ebstein, SY; Fahey, PG; Goldman, JW; Grieff, A; Hsiung, S; Hu, R; Huang, Y; Kapuria, A; Li, K; Marcu, I; Moore, SH; Moseley, AC; Nauman, N; Ness, KM; Ngai, DM; Panzer, A; Peters, P; Qin, EY; Sadhu, S; Sariol, A; Schellhase, A; Schoer, MB; Steinberg, M; Surick, G; Tsai, CA; Underwood, K; Wang, A; Wang, MH; Wang, VM; Westrich, D; Yockey, LJ; Zhang, L; Herzog, ED (Aug 2012). "Learning chronobiology by improving Wikipedia.". Journal of biological rhythms. 27 (4): 333–6. doi:10.1177/0748730412449578. PMID 22855578.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
  6. van Velsen, L; van Gemert-Pijnen, JE; Beaujean, DJ; Wentzel, J; van Steenbergen, JE (Dec 20, 2012). "Should health organizations use web 2.0 media in times of an infectious disease crisis? An in-depth qualitative study of citizens' information behavior during an EHEC outbreak.". Journal of medical Internet research. 14 (6): e181. doi:10.2196/jmir.2123. PMID 23257066.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
  7. López Marcos, P; Sanz-Valero, J (Feb 2013). "[Presence and adequacy of pharmaceutical preparations in the Spanish edition of Wikipedia].". Atencion primaria / Sociedad Espanola de Medicina de Familia y Comunitaria. 45 (2): 101–6. doi:10.1016/j.aprim.2012.09.012. PMID 23159792.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
  8. Allahwala, UK; Nadkarni, A; Sebaratnam, DF (Nov 8, 2012). "Wikipedia use amongst medical students - New insights into the digital revolution.". Medical teacher. PMID 23137251.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
  9. Naftel, RP; Safiano, NA; Falola, MI; Shannon, CN; Wellons JC, 3rd; Johnston JM, Jr (Jan 2013). "Technology preferences among caregivers of children with hydrocephalus.". Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics. 11 (1): 26–36. doi:10.3171/2012.9.PEDS12208. PMID 23092227.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
  10. Auvin, S; Dupont, S (Oct 12, 2012). "[Quality of health information about epilepsy on the Internet: Evaluation of French websites.]". Revue neurologique. doi:10.1016/j.neurol.2012.08.008. PMID 23067876.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
  11. Nattestad, A (Oct 2012). "Knowledge management systems for oral health in developing and developed countries.". Periodontology 2000. 60 (1): 156–61. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0757.2011.00403.x. PMID 22909113. 
  12. Gallagher, J; Kenwright, D; Abels, P; Gallagher, P (Aug 2012). "Is obstetrics and gynaecology going the distance?". The clinical teacher. 9 (4): 243–7. doi:10.1111/j.1743-498X.2012.00540.x. PMID 22783857.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
  13. Kint, M; Hart, DP (Jul 3, 2012). "Should clinicians edit Wikipedia to engage a wider world web?". BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 345: e4275. doi:10.1136/bmj.e4275. PMID 22761090.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
  14. Wicks, P; Bell, V (Apr 2012). "Letter to the editor: quality of mental health information on Wikipedia.". Psychological medicine. 42 (4): 891. doi:10.1017/S0033291712000086. PMID 22313634.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
  15. Reavley, NJ; Mackinnon, AJ; Morgan, AJ; Alvarez-Jimenez, M; Hetrick, SE; Killackey, E; Nelson, B; Purcell, R; Yap, MB; Jorm, AF (Aug 2012). "Quality of information sources about mental disorders: a comparison of Wikipedia with centrally controlled web and printed sources.". Psychological medicine. 42 (8): 1753–62. doi:10.1017/S003329171100287X. PMID 22166182.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
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  1. Badgett, Robert G.; Moore, Mary (2011). "Are Medical Students Able and Willing to Edit Wikipedia to Learn Components of Evidence-Based Practice?". Kansas Journal of Medicine. 4 (3): 62–69.  - see User:Badgettrg
  2. Lavsa, S. M.; Corman, S. L.; Culley, C. M.; Pummer, T. L. (2011). "Reliability of Wikipedia as a medication information source for pharmacy students". Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 3 (2): 154–158. doi:10.1016/j.cptl.2011.01.007. 
  3. Law, M. R.; Mintzes, B.; Morgan, S. G. (2011). "The Sources and Popularity of Online Drug Information: An Analysis of Top Search Engine Results and Web Page Views". Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 45 (3): 350–356. doi:10.1345/aph.1P572. PMID 21343404. 
  4. Tulbert, BH; Snyder, CW, Brodell, RT (Mar 2011). "Readability of Patient-oriented Online Dermatology Resources.". The Journal of clinical and aesthetic dermatology. 4 (3): 27–33. PMID 21464884.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
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  6. Ozdoba, C (Sep 2011). "Wikipedia: A good address for neuroradiologists?". Clinical neuroradiology. 21 (3): 181–2. PMID 21853303. 
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  9. Rajagopalan, MS; Khanna, VK, Leiter, Y, Stott, M, Showalter, TN, Dicker, AP, Lawrence, YR (Sep 2011). "Patient-oriented cancer information on the internet: a comparison of wikipedia and a professionally maintained database.". Journal of oncology practice / American Society of Clinical Oncology. 7 (5): 319–23. PMID 22211130.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
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