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Ep. 23 Buying doctors with lunches: fact or fiction?

Dr. Rafael Fonseca

Dr. John Tucker

Do medical journals apply scientific standards selectively?  On the subject of the effect of pharmaceutical lunch gifts on physician behavior, all that may be required from a paper is that the conclusions drawn be compatible with the expected narrative—even if the data presented suggests the opposite.  Joining us are Rafael Fonseca and John Tucker who shared with us their eye-opening analysis of a recent article published in JAMA Internal Medicine and the fascinating reaction to their analysis from journal editors and from the community at large.


Rafael Fonseca, MD: Twitter and Website

John Tucker, PhD: Twitter



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