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September 09, 2010
The Haunting of Medical Journals: How Ghostwriting Sold “HRT”
This is a genuinely creepy article about how private medical education companies are hired by pharmaceutical companies to place positive information about specific therapies into the medical literature. It may be worth a discussion about the possible role of our DME in countering this sort of thing. Do we have the means to help clinicians sort literature wheat from literature chaff? Would Elsivier fund us or sue us for that effort?
Here's the article:
Posted by rbrent at September 9, 2010 10:27 AM