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Audience issues were not considered in editorial on WikiProject Medicine

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: (Published 16 August 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d5233
  1. Michael L Jenkinson, consultant physician1
  1. 1Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital, Margate CT9 4AN, Kent, UK
  1. michael.jenkinson{at}

Trevena’s editorial on some of the strengths of WikiProject Medicine does not address the audience.1 It also assumes that one trusted source of predigested reviewed information should be striven for for a medical audience rather than encouraging cross validation of review articles.

Contrast the self reported top 10 most viewed articles in WikiProject Medicine and GANFYD, a much …

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