Stephen J.LurieMD, PhD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthorJody W.ZylkeMD, Contributing EditorIndividualAuthor
To the Editor: In their discussion of THE JOURNAL's
policy on prepublication release of information,1
Dr Fontanarosa and Ms Flanagin2 used an
inappropriate example to defend a flawed policy that attempts to squelch public
discussion of medical research.
Holtz AS. When Should the Public Be Informed of the Results of Medical Research?. JAMA. 2001;286(23):2944-2945. doi:10.1001/jama.286.23.2940