Increased Female Authorship in Otolaryngology Over the Past Three Decades

  title={Increased Female Authorship in Otolaryngology Over the Past Three Decades},
  author={Neil Bhattacharyya and Nina L. Shapiro},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
Objective To identify changing trends in female authorship and publication in the otolaryngology literature. 

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