Letters Ghostwriting

Disclosing industry ties in articles is not enough

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i5313 (Published 05 October 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i5313
  1. Jay Siwek, family physician and journal editor
  1. Georgetown University Medicine Center and American Family Physician, 4000 Reservoir Road, NW, Building D Suite 234, 20007 Washington, DC, USA
  1. siwekj{at}georgetown.edu

Ghostwriting, as discussed by Matheson,1 isn’t the problem. It used to be, until industry realised that all it had to do was disclose the involvement of …

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