A critical examination of the peer review process
Abstract:This paper examines the process of peer review in scientific publication. It outlines the background to Locknet (the international network for research into the preparation, publication and dissemination of health research). It looks at the objectives of the peer review process, ethical and quality issues raised, and the problems of improving the quality of peer review. It also briefly explores some of the research recently undertaken into peer review.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: July 1, 1998
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