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Industry Sponsorship and Research Outcome A Cochrane Review

Lisa Bero, PhD
JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(7):580-581. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.4190.
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Correspondence: Dr Bero, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Health Policy, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California St, Ste 420, San Francisco, CA 94118 (berol@pharmacy.ucsf.edu).

Published Online: February 25, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.4190

Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.

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