Orthopaedic Journals and Conflict of Interest

Tolo, Vernon T.
December 2011
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;12/7/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 23, p2145
Academic Journal
The author discusses the institution of a basic and new policy on disclosure of conflicts of interest by authors. He notes that the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors' (ICMIE) proposed disclosure format was adopted by this journal. He points that the benefit of a common form of disclosures among medical journals. Information on a final ruling issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on disclosure is provided.


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