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Healthy Skepticism Library item: 2991

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Publication type: Journal Article

Fitzgerald FT.
Detail men in white coats.
N Engl J Med 1979 Sep 20; 301:(12):668


The author received a communications from a pharmaceutical company that described an advanced training program for sales representatives which involved them accompanying residents on morning rounds, attending rounds, elective conferences and on call. The author finds this a serious intrusion into the private lives of patients.

*letter to the editor/United States/sales representatives/EVALUATION OF PROMOTION: DETAILING Confidentiality* Drug Industry* United States


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