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BMJ asks that authors of research papers declare paper not misleading

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Esther12, Sep 28, 2013.

  1. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

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    I got the story here: http://www.equator-network.org/2013/08/08/declaration-of-transparency/


    I've not read the full text, but it's open access here: http://www.bmj.com/content/347/bmj.f4796
     
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    Shell Senior Member

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    If they sign this with the same honesty that medics treat the Hippocratic oath we're screwed. What an indictment that this is even needed!
     
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  3. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

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    A good thing for them to acknowledge that it's needed though, rather than continue to pretend at researchers are free from the self-interested incentives to dishonesty which corrupt other human systems.
     
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    I'd like to be the 'fly on the wall' to where lead researchers are talking in response to this.
     

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