Post all press releases online, and give them named authorsBMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3448 (Published 28 May 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3448
- Ben M Goldacre, research fellow in epidemiology1
- 1London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
McCartney argues that press releases from academic journals can be misleading and suggests that guidelines, similar to CONSORT, would improve standards.1 This is a laudable aim, but with so much variation in the type and content of research articles …
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