Donald S. Rubenstein, MD, PhD
To the Editors: I am a loyal reader of Annals; however, I found your last issue (1) repulsively thick with pharmaceutical advertisements. I counted over 191 pages of full-page advertisements compared with only 95 pages of usable text information. This number of ad pages is far in excess of that in previous issues. Are we to expect this 2:1 ratio of ads-to-literature in the use of a limited natural resource?
Rubenstein DS. Pharmaceutical Ads in Annals. Ann Intern Med. 1992;116:958. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-116-11-958_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1992;116(11):958.
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