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Healthy Skepticism Library item: 19708

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Publication type: Journal Article

Holtedahl R
Orthopaedic surgeons in the pocket of the industry
Tidsskr Nor Legeforen 2011 Nov 15;


The development of new orthopaedic products depends on a close cooperation between orthopaedic surgeons and the industry. However, in recent years a number of cases of financial collusion between the industry and parts of the professional orthopaedic environment in the US have been exposed. This has highlighted the question of the extent to which orthopaedic-related research and development may have been influenced by inappropriate financial incentives.


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