Failings in COPE's guidelines to editors, and recommendations for improvement.

Author: Perezgonzalez, JD

Publisher: Figshare, https://figshare.com/articles/Letter_to_the_Committee_on_Publication_Ethics/4248938

Type: Scholarly text

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Massey University

Abstract

Letter highlighting failings in COPE's Guidelines to editors and proposing recommendations for improvement. The main recommendation is to create appropriate guidelines for dealing with fully disclosed (potential) conflicts of interest. COPE sought the topic as relevant and included a session on the topic as part of COPE's Forum (Feb 3, 2017; http://publicationethics.org/forum-discussion-topic-comments-please-7).

Subjects: ethics, ethics review processes, conflict of interest, competing interest