Indicators of journal quality and increasing publication impact: indexing in major international databases; journal impact factor (although BMJ
Case Reports does not have an impact factor because case reports are rarely cited, therefore its impact factor would be expected to be low); alternative metrics ("altmetrics") of the use and impact of scientific publications based on attention in mass media, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and so on; and the open access movement and deposit of manuscripts into publicly accessible repositories to improve their reach.
editor Fiona Godlee said yesterday that they had publicly retracted the papers so patients wouldn't be put off taking statins.
Jefferson never received the study reports, and the Cochrane review published 2 months later in the BMJ
 said that because 8 of the 10 randomised controlled trials on which effectiveness claims were based were never published, the evidence could not be relied on.
has been told of junior academics being advised to keep concerns to themselves to protect their careers, being bullied into not publishing their findings, or having their contracts terminated when they spoke out.
She added: "The BMJ
has been told of junior academics being advised to keep concerns to themselves to protect their careers, being bullied into not publishing their findings or having their contracts terminated when they spoke out.
For WHO, its credibility has been badly damaged," wrote Fiona Godlee, BMJ
miscarriage: long term follow-up of miscarriage treatment (MIST) randomised controlled trial, BMJ
, 2009,339:b3827, doj: 10.
Summary: The effectiveness of the swine flu antiviral Tamiflu is being questioned today in research by the BMJ
The study conducted by British Medical Journal (BMJ
) and Channel 4 has appeared online in the BMJ
and questions the accuracy of the research from Roche, the manufacturer of Tamiflu.
board member Dr Faeq Al Helli will also deliver a lecture on future prospects for medical research in the Middle East.
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