Is it time to demand evidence-based advertising?

Salvador Israel Macías-Hernández, Juan Daniel Morones-Alba
2019 Gaceta Médica de México  
Claims made in current advertising for medical products is not necessarily scientifically proven, yet at the same time clinicians are required to adopt evidence-based practices and undergo periodic certifications. This is a clear contradiction. It is crucial to begin to reflect on the need to regulate information presented in the media and to place greater emphasis on patient well-being and safety instead of on third-party interests. The medical community must demand stricter regulations and
more » ... regulations and evidence-based advertising policies.
doi:10.24875/gmm.m18000093 fatcat:soul7l7gxjgadbtg46id5plbzq