In the past several years, I can think of no single clinical issue that has moved faster than the COX-2 inhibitor story. Even the daily news media have found it difficult to keep the reports orderly and credible. I am confident that most readers of the medical literature appreciate that it is difficult, if not impossible, to keep medical readers informed of the latest science in a fast-moving field, not to mention the notion that we might also try to keep our readers up-to-date with the daily news.
Inconsistency in the Editorial Process in Archives of Internal Medicine?—Reply. Arch Intern Med. 2005;165(12):1440. doi:10.1001/archinte.165.12.1440-b