How it really worksBMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a788 (Published 15 July 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a788
- Bernard J Carroll, consultant
- 1Pacific Behavioral Research Foundation, PO Box 223040, Carmel, CA 93922-3040, USA
Buckwell pleads for an idealised state of transparent relations between the industry and key opinion leaders.1 The reality is different. Here is a description from an internationally recognised clinical scientist about his experience with the industry. I respect his confidentiality and that of the corporation. My colleague’s experience is not atypical.
“When [the company] first began trumpeting the success of [their drug], I …