Europeans claim industry handouts are not a problem

Eaton, Lynn
September 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/23/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 7, p642
Academic Journal
The article reports on the impression of the European pharmaceutical industry on the influence and use of handouts in their respective field. It notes discussions on the topic relating to the comparison of other nations involvement and position on it. It also presents elaborate specifications of the issue, notions from notable persons involved, its effects, and influences. It highlights the statement of the administrators that Big Pharma has less of an invasive influence on medical education in Europe.


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