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TITLE Case Study:Confidential information in reviewing
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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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