Conflict of interest in online point-of-care clinical support websites

  title={Conflict of interest in online point-of-care clinical support websites},
  author={Kyle T. Amber and Gaurav Dhiman and Kenneth W. Goodman},
  journal={Journal of Medical Ethics},
  pages={578 - 580}
Point-of-care evidence-based medicine websites allow physicians to answer clinical queries using recent evidence at the bedside. Despite significant research into the function, usability and effectiveness of these programmes, little attention has been paid to their ethical issues. As many of these sites summarise the literature and provide recommendations, we sought to assess the role of conflicts of interest in two widely used websites: UpToDate and Dynamed. We recorded all conflicts of… 
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