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Conflict of interest in medical research, education, and practice / Bernard Lo and Marilyn J. Field, editors ; Committee on Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice, Board on Health Sciences Policy.

p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 978-0-309-13188-9 (hardcover)

1. Business and medicine. 2. Conflict of interests. I. Lo, Bernard. II. Field, Marilyn J. (Marilyn Jane) III. Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education, and Practice. IV. National Academies Press (U.S.)

[DNLM: 1. Conflict of Interest. 2. Biomedical Research—ethics. 3. Education, Medical—ethics. 4. Ethics, Clinical. W 50 C748 2009]

RA394.C665 2009

174.2—dc22

2009020634

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