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Healthy Skepticism Library item: 3962

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Publication type: Journal Article

Lexchin J.
Declaration of vested interest.
Lancet 1989 Sep 30; 2:(8666):806


A journal supplement about a calcium channel blocker was sent to the author’s wife along with a letter from an internist. There was no acknowledgement that the mailing was paid for by a drug company.

*letter to the editor/Canada/ journal supplements/ Knoll/direct mail/calcium channel blockers/disclosure/EVALUATION OF PROMOTION: DIRECT MAIL/PROMOTION DISGUISED: JOURNAL SUPPLEMENTS, CONTROLLED CIRCULATION JOURNALS AND NEWSLETTERS/PROMOTION DISGUISED: PHYSICIAN EDUCATION MATERIAL AND GUIDELINES Consultants* Drug Industry* Humans Research Support* Verapamil/therapeutic use*


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