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Public [not important] Hidden conflicts of interest in continuing medical education (2017) Ladan Golestaneh, Ethan Cowan - Lancet

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Esther12, Nov 12, 2017.

  1. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    A short piece, not particularly relevant to us, although I thought it might be. They focus on potential COIs like funding from pharma, rather than ideological or profession-based COIs.

    https://sci-hub.cc/http://www.thela...PIIS0140-6736(17)32813-1/fulltext?elsca1=etoc

    I think that a lot of harm has been done by continuing medical 'education' (CME) on CFS that is little more that propaganda.

    Here's some history (although it's a fair chunk of the article, so if interested you may as well just read that). I found it a bit interesting as an example of how people seem to be working to corrupt medicine. but not more than that.

    Here are their recommendations for the problems they are concerned about:

     
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