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Letters Data integrity

Everybody’s responsibility

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 26 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1744
  1. Michael Goodyear, assistant professor1
  1. 1Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 2Y9
  1. mgoodyear{at}

    Shafer suggests that one solution to authors losing their data is to make one author (the archival author) responsible for safeguarding the integrity of raw data.1

    There is a better way. We have made …

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