Cochrane authors on drug industry payroll should not be allowed, abstract

Cochrane reviews should be conducted by people that do not have financial conflicts of interest. Allowing almost half of the authors to receive financial support from the company whose product is being reviewed does not boost people’s confidence in Cochrane’s motto, “trusted evidence.” The Cochrane review of the HPV vaccines from May 2018 is illustrative.

Cochrane authors on drug industry payroll should not be allowed, abstractDownload