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Comment & Response
April 2019

From the American College of Chest Physicians: Guidelines on Conflict-of-Interest Management

Author Affiliations
  • 1CHEST Guidelines Oversight Committee
  • 2CHEST Antithrombotic Guidelines Executive Committee
  • 3CHEST Lung Cancer Guidelines Executive Committee
JAMA Intern Med. 2019;179(4):594-595. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0167

To the Editor A recently published Research Letter1 and accompanying Editor’s Note2 addressed financial conflicts of interest in clinical practice guidelines. As guideline developers, we agree that guidelines must be trustworthy and minimally influenced by conflicts of interest. However, we are concerned that the articles incompletely assessed conflict-of-interest management for guidelines from the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST).

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