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Free Content On the Proposed Changes to the Credibility Gap in Industry-Supported Biomedical Research: A Critical Evaluation

A task force of pharmaceutical industry employees and medical journal editors propose 10 recommendations to address the problem of erosion of confidence in the reporting of the results of industry-sponsored clinical trials. These recommendations would not restore credibility to industry-sponsored biomedical research. A radical solution is required that severs the relationship between the industry and the journals and restores the integrity of the medical literature.

Keywords: CONFLICT OF INTEREST; CREDIBILITY GAP; GHOSTWRITING; KEY OPINION LEADERS; MEDICAL JOURNALS; PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: December 1, 2012

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