Legal remedies for medical ghostwriting: Imposing fraud liability on guest authors of ghostwritten articles

Stern, Simon; Lemmens, Trudo
December 2013
Medical Writing;Dec2013, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p264
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "Legal remedies for medical ghostwriting: Imposing fraud liability on guest authors of ghostwritten articles" by Simon Stern and Trudo Lemmens, which appeared in the 2011 issue of "PLoS Med." It focuses on ghostwriting and guest authorship in industry-controlled research which appeared the use of inserting concealed marketing messages. It notes that the practice raises serious ethical and legal concerns bearing the integrity of medical research.


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