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Conflict of interest policies at organizations producing clinical practice guidelines


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Organizations producing Clinical Practice Guidelines (statements designed to guide and optimize patient care for specific clinical circumstances) often have conflict-of-interest policies that fail to meet the Institute of Medicine's standards, and/or frequently violate their own stated conflict-of-interest policies--potentially undermining public trust in Clinical Practice Guidelines.


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Contact: Dr. Henry Brems,, Ph.: 615-943-2611.

Article Title: Analysis of conflict of interest policies among organizations producing clinical practice guidelines

Funding: The author(s) received no specific funding for this work.

Competing Interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

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