Gifts to physicians from the pharmaceutical industry: an ethical analysis.

Abstract

Gifts to physicians by the pharmaceutical industry pose numerous ethical questions. Although individual patients and physicians may benefit financially and educationally from certain gifts, the risk of bias resulting from such gifts makes them ethically challenging. After a brief description of the nature and scope of the practice of gift giving, this… (More)

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@article{Marco2006GiftsTP, title={Gifts to physicians from the pharmaceutical industry: an ethical analysis.}, author={Catherine A. Marco and John C. Moskop and Robert C Solomon and Joel Martin Geiderman and Gregory Luke Larkin}, journal={Annals of emergency medicine}, year={2006}, volume={48 5}, pages={513-21} }