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March 17, 2002 

Ethics of Physician/IndustryRelationships

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Title of article: Ethics of physician/industryrelationships

Description: Physicians are urged to be increasingly warywhen considering commercial ties with industry in two new positions papersissued by the American College of Physicians and the American Society ofInternal Medicine. Exploring the ethical quandaries involved, the papers offerguidelines as to what is and is not acceptable. (Coyle SL. Ann Intern Med 2002;136: 396-402, 403-6.

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