TITLE

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AUTHOR(S)
Herskovits, Beth
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Medical Marketing & Media;Feb2006, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on the use of ghostwriters, writers who skewed or omitted potentially damaging research data, in medical journals in the U.S. Critics of the drug industry argue that researchers should recognize that positive research results are more likely to yield continued funding for their work. The author suggests that medical journals should formulate workable policies about how to disclose the contributions of medical writers.
ACCESSION #
19772789

 

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