Ghost- and Guest-Authored Pharmaceutical Industry–Sponsored Studies: Abuse of Academic Integrity, the Peer Review System, and Public Trust

@article{Flaherty2013GhostAG,
  title={Ghost- and Guest-Authored Pharmaceutical Industry–Sponsored Studies: Abuse of Academic Integrity, the Peer Review System, and Public Trust},
  author={Dennis K. Flaherty},
  journal={Annals of Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2013},
  volume={47},
  pages={1081 - 1083}
}
  • Dennis K. Flaherty
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Pharmacotherapy
  • Industry-sponsored ghost- and guest-authored clinical research publications are a continuing problem in medical journals. These communications are written by unacknowledged medical communication companies and submitted to peer-reviewed journals by academicians who may not have participated in the writing process. These publications, which are used for marketing purposes, usually underestimate the adverse effects and medical risks associated with the products evaluated. Since peer-reviewed data… CONTINUE READING
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