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David Tuller: Trial By Error: A Letter to Health Officials About BMJ’s Lax Editorial Standards

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Eagles, Jun 6, 2018.

  1. Eagles

    Eagles Senior Member (Voting Rights)

    Trial By Error: A Letter to Health Officials About BMJ’s Lax Editorial Standards


    6 June 2018

    By David Tuller, DrPH

    I am not sure what is going on at BMJ and why editors there seem incapable of acknowledging their flawed decision-making when it comes to two papers that should never have been accepted for publication. One violated BMJ’s policy that all trials must be properly prospectively registered, with no participants recruited beforehand. The other violated official U.K. guidelines by exempting itself from ethical review on false grounds…
    TiredSam, Sly Saint, Moosie and 17 others like this.
  2. Indigophoton

    Indigophoton Senior Member (Voting Rights)

    Well they won't be able to say they didn't know. That's two MPs and the senior medical advisor to the government whom Dave T has made aware of the issues, and the risk to children.

    I think @dave30th is earning his money!
    Amw66, Keela Too, Nellie and 15 others like this.
  3. NelliePledge

    NelliePledge Moderator Staff Member

    UK West Midlands
    hes definitely got his superhero cape on at the moment:emoji_fire:
    andypants, Amw66, Nellie and 10 others like this.

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