Bidirectional Conflicts of Interest Involving Industry and Medical Journals: Who Will Champion Integrity?

Lanier, William L.
September 2009
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Sep2009, Vol. 84 Issue 9, p771
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the concept of conflicts of interest in relation to pharmaceutical industry and medical journals. Included in the list of medical journals are the "British Medical Journal," "Journal of the American Medical Association," "The New England Journal of Medicine," and "The Lancet." Furthermore, the author believes the pharmaceutical industry has been an easy target for criticism by journals and journal editors in large measure.


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