Wrapper element for information concerning a grouping of contributors, such as primary authors. These are contributors who worked individually, not as a group.
Not to be confused with the element <collab>, which is used for groups of authors who are credited under a single name, either as a collaboration in the strictest sense, or when an organization, institution, or a corporation is given as a contributor.
<!ELEMENT contrib-group %contrib-group-model; >
... <article-meta> <title-group> <article-title>Systematic review of day hospital care for elderly people</article-title> </title-group> <contrib-group> <contrib contrib-type="author"> <name><surname>Forster</surname> <given-names>Anne Williams</given-names> </name> <role>research physiotherapist</role> <aff id="StLukes">Department of Health Care for the Elderly, St Luke’s Hospital, Bradford BD5 0NA</aff> </contrib> ... </contrib-group> <permissions> <copyright-statement>Copyright © 1999, British Medical Journal</copyright-statement> <copyright-year>1999</copyright-year> <copyright-holder>British Medical Journal</copyright-holder> </permissions> <abstract> <p>To examine the effectiveness of day hospital attendance in prolonging independent living for elderly people.</p> </abstract> </article-meta> ...