Shedding light on retractions

Collier, Roger
April 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, pE385
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the problems with the system of retractions of scientific studies in medical journals. It states that medical journals handle retractions of study poorly as they did not provide clear explanations of the reason behind the retractions and the publication of the retracted studies. It says that all the retracted papers are grouped into one category, although they have varied reasons for their retraction that range from unintended mistakes to outright fraud.


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