Dual publication of surgical abstracts is acceptable

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7098.1903 (Published 28 June 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1903
  1. J J Earnshawa,
  2. J R Farndona,
  3. P J Guilloua,
  4. C D Johnsona,
  5. J A Murie, Editorial teama
  1. a British Journal of Surgery, London WC1N 2BL

    Editor—I C Cameron and colleagues raise two important issues: whether surgeons wish to see duplicate presentations of research at national meetings and whether dual publication of abstracts should be prevented.1 The British Journal of Surgery has published abstracts for the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, a general surgical meeting, since 1996. The proceedings of the Vascular Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland are also published (59 abstracts from the …

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