New Atmosphere, New Vision: Gibson and Whittemore Kick Off Invest in ME Conference 2016
Mark Berry reports on Dr. Gibson's introduction and Dr. Whittemore's keynote speech, at the 11th Invest in ME International ME Conference in London.
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Lancet editorial on IoM report - MEA response

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS Discussion' started by charles shepherd, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. charles shepherd

    charles shepherd Senior Member

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    Aurator Senior Member

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    No surprises there.
    Many thanks for the attempt, nonetheless.

    "Please be reassured that your Letter has been carefully read and discussed by the Editors."
    We see what you mean:
    "Please be reassured that your Letter has been carefully weeded out and discarded by the Editors."
     
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    SilverbladeTE Senior Member

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    Somewhere near Glasgow, Scotland
    The British Bullshit System (TM) at work, as per bloody usual!

    "Silence those damn peons, they're revolting!" :p
     
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    Good to read on your Facebook page you also submitted a shorter version to comply with their word limit.
     
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    charles shepherd Senior Member

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    Both were rejected!

    I hope that when the responses are published there is at least one that covers the way in which they brought the PACE trial into this editorial - when it had nothing to do with the IoM report
     
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    charles shepherd Senior Member

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    I will certainly refer this aspect to the Lancet Ombudsman if this is not dealt with in the responses

    Lancet Ombudsman: http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(05)64352-8.pdf
     
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    Given than on twitter one of the lancet editors accused a patient of bullying for asking how they are linked I think this is a sensitive subject for them.
     
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    That looked ridiculous. I don't see how they can think that refusing to explain themselves is okay.
     
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    They're the Lancet. They're above explaining themselves to anyone. Especially to the mere patient community. The patient community is an inconvenience.
     
  10. CFS_for_19_years

    CFS_for_19_years Hoarder of biscuits

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    As usual, the patient community is an inconvenience and is irrelevant to delivering good medicine.:lol:
     
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