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LITS Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon 2021: Articles to Edit

Choosing an Article to Edit

All of the pre-selected articles listed are from WikiProject Medicine's cleanup listing.  Please take a moment to browse through and see if there is a topic you'd like to edit.  Each article lists what category of article it is and the types of edits needed.  If nothing really sparks your interest you are more than welcome to go to the clean up listing and search for an article you'd like.  I just ask that you go through the article finder of the campaign Dashboard and search for your chosen article there so that your edits are logged in our Edit-a-thon.  The chart below lists and explains the article class.

Article Class  
Start A preliminary article with plenty of room for improvement
B A moderately developed article
C An intermediate article with room for improvement
L A list rather than a conventional article

 

Here is the listing of the pre-selected articles in the LITS Edit-a-Thon 2021.  You can find them on the campaign dashboard under available articles

 

Article Class Count (Number of Issues) Type of Edit Oldest Month Categories
Amnesia B 3 Easy Mar-19 Articles lacking reliable references (March 2019, June 2020), Articles needing additional references (March 2019)
Anesthesiology Start 2 Easy Jul-13 Articles needing additional references (July 2013), Articles with dead external links (October 2016)
Anorexia (symptom) Start 1 Beginner Oct-21 Articles needing additional references (October 2021)
Antidote Start 2 Easy Jan-10 Articles needing additional references (January 2010), Wikipedia articles needing clarification (August 2019)
Blood C 4 Intermediate Jul-11 Articles needing more detailed references, Articles needing additional references (July 2011, October 2012), Articles with failed verification (January 2015)
Bone marrow examination B 1 Beginner Jan-17 Articles needing additional references (January 2017)
Cardiac surgery C 3 Easy Nov-14 Articles needing additional references (November 2014, May 2017), Wikipedia articles needing clarification (December 2018)
Child development stages List 2 Easy Nov-09 Articles needing additional references (November 2009), CS1 errors: missing periodical
Chronic care management Start 2 Easy Feb-09 Articles needing additional references (February 2009), Wikipedia articles containing buzzwords (July 2011)
Clubfoot C 2 Easy Dec-09 Articles needing additional references (December 2009), Articles with unsourced statements (August 2015)
Coma B 2 Easy Mar-18 Articles with dead external links (March 2018), Articles needing additional references (August 2020)
Death B 7 Difficult Jan-14 Wikipedia articles needing factual verification (January 2014), Wikipedia articles needing clarification (January 2014), Wikipedia articles needing page number citations (January 2014), Articles to be expanded (August 2021), Articles with unsourced statements (August 2021), Articles needing additional references (August 2021, September 2021)
Defibrillation C 5 Intermediate Aug-14 Articles needing additional references (August 2014, June 2021), Articles with unsourced statements (November 2014, December 2016), CS1 errors: missing periodical
Diet (nutrition) Start 3 Easy Nov-15 Articles needing additional references (November 2015), Wikipedia articles in need of updating (April 2021), Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases (April 2021)
Diplopia Start 2 Easy Nov-20 Articles needing additional references (November 2020), Articles that may contain original research (April 2021)
Disability C 7 Difficult Feb-10 Articles needing additional references (February 2010, February 2016), Articles to be expanded (February 2018), Articles with dead external links (September 2018), CS1 errors: missing periodical, Articles containing potentially dated statements (January 2021), Wikipedia articles needing clarification (February 2021)
Diseases of affluence Start 3 Easy Aug-15 Articles needing additional references (August 2015), Wikipedia articles in need of updating (November 2018), CS1 errors: missing periodical
Diseases of poverty C 7 Intermediate Jan-16 Articles to be expanded (January 2016), Articles with dead external links (December 2016), Articles with unsourced statements (September 2018, May 2021), Articles needing additional references (May 2019), CS1 errors: missing periodical, Wikipedia articles needing page number citations (May 2021)
Diverticulitis B 2 Easy Jul-17 Articles needing additional references (July 2017), Articles with unsourced statements (October 2020)
Doctor of Medicine C 8 Difficult Nov-09 Articles needing additional references (November 2009, April 2021), Articles with unsourced statements (March 2018, October 2018, March 2020), Articles with failed verification (September 2018), CS1 errors: missing periodical, Articles lacking reliable references (May 2021)
Drug class C 1 Beginner Feb-21 Articles needing additional references (February 2021)
Echinococcus C 2 Easy Dec-09 Articles needing additional references (December 2009), CS1 errors: missing periodical
Emergency telephone number C 6 Intermediate Mar-11 Articles needing additional references (March 2011), Articles with unsourced statements (March 2011, September 2021), Vague or ambiguous time (June 2018, September 2019), Articles with incomplete citations (March 2017)
Erythropoiesis C 2 Easy Feb-19 Articles with dead external links (February 2019), Articles needing additional references (October 2019)
Estrogen (medication) B 2 Easy Feb-18 Articles needing additional references (February 2018), Articles with unsourced statements (June 2020)
Evidence-based medicine C 2 Easy Jun-17 Articles needing additional references (June 2017), Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases (June 2017)
Eye chart Start 1 Beginner May-15 Articles needing additional references (May 2015)
Fetal circulation C 1 Beginner Sep-21 Articles needing additional references (September 2021)
Food and Drug Administration C 8 Difficult May-13 Wikipedia articles needing factual verification (May 2013), Articles with unsourced statements (June 2014, August 2019, October 2020, September 2021), Articles needing additional references (August 2019), CS1 errors: missing periodical, Articles containing potentially dated statements (January 2021)
Glanders C 1 Beginner Apr-16 Articles needing additional references (April 2016)
Headache B 2 Easy Feb-21 Articles needing additional references (February 2021), Articles with unsourced statements (June 2021)
Hemodialysis C 1 Beginner Nov-14 Articles needing additional references (November 2014)
Hygiene C 4 Intermediate Sep-10 Articles needing additional references (September 2010), Articles containing potentially dated statements (2014), Articles with unsourced statements (August 2019, May 2021)
Ischemia C 1 Beginner Sep-09 Articles needing additional references (September 2009)

 

Article Class Count (Number of issues) Type of Edit Oldest month Categories
Joint Dislocation Start 1 Beginner Aug-12 Articles needing additional references (August 2012)
Medical prescription C 14 Difficult Jan-10 Articles needing additional references (January 2010), Articles with limited geographic scope (September 2017, May 2020), Articles with unsourced statements (September 2017, May 2020, June 2020, April 2021, May 2021), Vague or ambiguous time (August 2019), CS1 errors: missing periodical, Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases (May 2020), Articles lacking reliable references (May 2020), CS1 errors: missing title, CS1 errors: bare URL
Medical psychology Start 2 Easy Dec-12 Articles needing additional references (December 2012), Articles with unsourced statements (April 2016)
Mercury poisoning B 5 Intermediate Sep-15 Articles needing additional references (September 2015), Articles with unsourced statements (November 2016), Articles with limited geographic scope (February 2019), CS1 errors: missing periodical, Articles lacking reliable references (January 2021)
Nasal irrigation B 1 Beginner Feb-18 Articles needing additional references (February 2018)
Neurology C 3 Easy Feb-15 Articles needing additional references (February 2015), Articles lacking reliable references (October 2018), Articles with unsourced statements (November 2019)
Peritonitis C 2 Easy May-13 Articles needing additional references (May 2013), Articles with unsourced statements (August 2020)
Pharmacology C 5 Intermediate Feb-16 Articles needing additional references (February 2016), Wikipedia pages needing cleanup (July 2019), Articles needing cleanup (July 2019), Articles to be expanded (July 2019), Articles with unsourced statements (July 2019)
Pharmacy B 12 Difficult Sep-10 Articles lacking reliable references (September 2010, July 2011), Wikipedia articles needing factual verification (September 2010), Articles needing additional references (February 2017), Articles with unsourced statements (November 2019, December 2019, April 2020, May 2020, August 2020, October 2020), Vague or ambiguous geographic scope (December 2019), Articles with limited geographic scope (December 2019)
Physiology C 1 Beginner May-18 Articles needing additional references (May 2018)
Poisoning Start 1 Beginner Jun-19 Articles needing additional references (June 2019)
Prostate cancer staging Start 2 Easy Nov-17 Articles needing additional references (November 2017), Articles with unsourced statements (May 2021)
Pulse C 2 Easy Dec-08 Articles needing additional references (December 2008), Articles with unsourced statements (March 2019)
Recreational drug use C 4 Intermediate Sep-14 Articles needing additional references (September 2014), Articles with unsourced statements (September 2014, July 2020, August 2021)
Respiratory sounds Start 1 Beginner May-15 Articles needing additional references (May 2015)
Roseola C 1 Beginner Nov-17 Articles needing additional references (November 2017)
Skin infection Start 6 Intermediate Sep-19 Wikipedia articles needing factual verification (September 2019), Articles to be expanded (September 2019), Wikipedia articles needing clarification (September 2019), Articles needing additional references (September 2019), Articles with incomplete citations (September 2019), Articles with unsourced statements (September 2019)
Sleep apnea C 7 Intermediate May-10 Articles needing additional references (May 2010), Wikipedia articles needing page number citations (September 2010, March 2021), Articles with limited geographic scope (August 2016), CS1 errors: missing periodical, Wikipedia articles needing clarification (February 2021), Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases (February 2021)
Splinter C 1 Beginner Apr-20 Articles needing additional references (April 2020)
Sports injury C 2 Easy Sep-12 Articles needing additional references (September 2012), CS1 errors: missing periodical
Starvation B 3 Easy Dec-08 Articles needing additional references (December 2008, November 2020), Articles with unsourced statements (May 2019)
Stratum corneum Start 2 Easy Dec-08 Articles needing additional references (December 2008), Articles with unsourced statements (April 2012)
Sunscreen C 9 Difficult Jan-18 Articles to be expanded (January 2018), CS1 errors: missing name, Articles with unsourced statements (July 2019, May 2020), CS1 errors: missing periodical, Articles needing additional references (February 2021), Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases (May 2021), Wikipedia articles with style issues (May 2021), Vague or ambiguous time (May 2021)
Tablet (pharmacy) Start 3 Difficult Oct-12 Articles needing additional references (October 2012), Wikipedia articles that are too technical (August 2015), Articles with unsourced statements (February 2016)
Therapy Start 2 Easy Sep-18 Articles needing additional references (September 2018), Articles to be expanded (July 2021)
Tobacco B 9 Difficult May-08 Articles needing additional references (May 2008, June 2017, January 2021), Articles to be expanded (January 2009), Articles with failed verification (July 2017), Wikipedia spam cleanup (July 2020), Wikipedia external links cleanup (July 2020), Articles with unsourced statements (January 2021), Wikipedia articles needing page number citations (March 2021)
Toxicity C 3 Easy Aug-09 Articles needing additional references (August 2009, March 2020), Articles with unsourced statements (April 2010)
Transplant rejection C 2 Easy Jun-20 Articles needing additional references (June 2020), Articles with unsourced statements (August 2020)
Tuberculosis management B 13 Difficult May-11 Articles needing additional references (May 2011, August 2019), Articles with unsourced statements (July 2015, February 2017, June 2019, August 2019, January 2020, June 2020, June 2021), Articles with dead external links (September 2017), Wikipedia articles with style issues (June 2018), Articles needing cleanup (April 2021), Articles to be merged (April 2021)
Variolation C 4 Intermediate Jun-20 Articles needing additional references (June 2020), Articles with unsourced statements (April 2021, May 2021, October 2021)
Vas deferens C 2 Easy Mar-13 Articles needing additional references (March 2013), Articles with dead external links (November 2015)
Veterinarian C 3 Easy Dec-17 Articles needing additional references (December 2017), CS1 errors: missing periodical, Articles with unsourced statements (April 2020)
Vulnerable plaque Start 1 Beginner May-08 Articles needing additional references (May 2008)
Wheelchair C 5 Intermediate Jan-20 Articles needing additional references (January 2020, November 2020), NPOV disputes (November 2020), Articles with unsourced statements (November 2020, February 2021)
X-ray B 1 Beginner Nov-17 Articles needing additional references (November 2017)