Retracted publications, the issue of poor results reporting, and the increasing value of online teaching methods.
Fang et al.1 think that it is important to evaluate scientific publications that have been retracted because they feel studying…
Readability of informed consent forms, sponsor participation in industry trials, and conflict of interest disclosure.
Informed consent is a crucial feature of clinical research trials. Guidelines on developing an informed consent form urge writers…
Authorship, ghostwriting, and tips on making scientific writing more enjoyable to read
In this issue five papers are discussed covering the subjects of authorship and authorship criteria, ghostwriting and guest authorship, and adding style to…
Impact of protocol amendments, bias and quality in industry-funded trials, and rethinking authorship criteria
Amendments to clinical trial protocols are widespread, but can result in increased costs and delays in study implementation.
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