TITLE

Prevalence of ghostwriting spurs calls for transparency

AUTHOR(S)
Collier, Roger
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/13/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 8, pE161
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses on the prevalence of ghostwriting in the medical journal. According to the British psychiatrist Dr. David Healy about 50 percent to 100 percent of articles on drugs that appeared in journals are ghostwritten. The transparency advocates say that ghostwriting provides substantial benefits to three parties including drug companies, researchers and medical journals.
ACCESSION #
44645319

 

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