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Title_Biostatistics_Ethics_Case_Study Confidential information in reviewing
Name_Case_Contributor Shelley Hurwitz
Deidentified_Material Yes
No_Copyright_Restrictions Yes
Case_Presentation A statistical reviewer for a medical journal received two manuscripts on the same topic from different investigators describing conflicting results. Would you use the information in one manuscript to inform your review of the other manuscript? What are some situations where it would be ethical to do so? What are some situations where it would be unethical to do so?
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