Objective.-To determine the extent of unfunded research published in major medical journals.
Design.-Review of original research completed in the United States and published in 23 official journals of internal medicine and neurology during 1 month in 1991.
Investigations were contacted to confirm lack of funding.
Main Outcome Measure.-Percentage of unfunded, published original research.
Results.-One hundred ninety-six articles were evaluated.
There was at least one unfunded study in 78% of journals.
Forty-five published studies (23%) were unfunded.
Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Etude statistique, Recherche scientifique, Médecine, Document publié, Financement
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, Statistical study, Scientific research, Medicine, Published document, Financing
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0334120
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 199406.