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01.06.2010 | Editorial

Conflict of interest in peer-reviewed medical journals

The World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) position on a challenging problem

verfasst von: Dr. L.E. Ferris, R.H. Fletcher

Erschienen in: Notfall + Rettungsmedizin | Ausgabe 4/2010

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Conflict of interest in medical publishing exists when a participant’s private interests compete with his or her responsibilities to the scientific community, readers, and society. While conflict of interest is common, it reaches the level of concern when“a reasonable observer might wonder if the individual’s behavior or judgment was motivated by his or her competing interests” [ 1]. Having a competing interest does not, in itself, imply wrongdoing. But it can undermine the credibility of research results and damage public trust in medical journals. …
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Metadaten
Titel
Conflict of interest in peer-reviewed medical journals
The World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) position on a challenging problem
verfasst von
Dr. L.E. Ferris
R.H. Fletcher
Publikationsdatum
01.06.2010
Verlag
Springer-Verlag
Erschienen in
Notfall + Rettungsmedizin / Ausgabe 4/2010
Print ISSN: 1434-6222
Elektronische ISSN: 1436-0578
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10049-010-1324-9

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