We need a culture changeBMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2283 (Published 16 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2283
- Peter T Wilmshurst, cardiologist
- 1University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Shrewsbury
Joachim Boldt is one in a long line of doctors who have published large numbers of fraudulent research papers.1 It is a mistake to view this simply as an individual’s dishonesty rather than to question the culture that led to and permitted it.
I have investigated and reported many other cases of doctors committing large scale research …