Ghostwriting: Stringent Disclosure Policies Take Aim at Authorship Abuses

Nahai, Foad
March 2010
Aesthetic Surgery Journal;Mar2010, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p265
Academic Journal
The article focuses on role of ghostwriters in scientific research.


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