Association between professional medical writing support and the quality, ethics and timeliness of clinical trials reporting: a systematic review [report]

Obaro Evuarherhe, William Gattrell, Richard White, Christopher Winchester
2018 unpublished
Objective We conducted a systematic review to examine the relationship between professional medical writing support and the quality, ethics and timeliness of medical research publications. Research design and methods Using terms related to 'medical writ*' and 'medical publication professional', we searched MEDLINE and Embase (no date limits) and abstracts and posters from meetings of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (2014-2017). We also handsearched the
more » ... ched the bibliographies of studies identified in the electronic searches. We screened the results to identify studies comparing the quality, ethics and timeliness of manuscripts written with professional medical writing support with those written without declared professional medical writing support.
doi:10.21305/ismppeu2018.004 fatcat:o7nm44rejzhsjbne7vtxqt44lu