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Smith, Robert
December 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/8/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 12, p934
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The article offers updates in various fun topics related to medicine. It speculates that physicians like to write about their experience for profit, flattery, and revenge. According to the faux research article that mathematics could have saved the world during the zombie outbreak. It suggests that physicians have to use evidenced-based framework for responding feedbacks from peer review, but authors warn for it may have some negative consequences.


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