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Legal Remedies for Medical Ghostwriting: Imposing Fraud Liability on Guest Authors of Ghostwritten Articles

  • Simon Stern mail,

    simon.stern@utoronto.ca

    Affiliation: Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Trudo Lemmens

    Affiliation: Faculties of Law and Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Published: August 02, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001070
  • Published in PLOS Medicine

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"other" common publication practices?

Posted by AdamJacobs on 03 Aug 2011 at 08:33 GMT

may not be far removed from other common publication practices
http://plosmedicine.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001070#article1.body1.sec3.p4

I'm not sure why these are described as "other" practices. Surely what is being described here is guest authorship, in other words precisely the same practice.

Competing interests declared: As declared in my main comment on the article