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A Difficult Balance: Editorial Peer Review in Medicine

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Third edition. Lock Stephen. . 172 pages. London: : British Medical Journal; ; 1991.. Available from the American College of Physicians (1-800-523-1546 Ext. 2600). Member price is $23.50. Nonmember price is $28.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1992;116(11):960. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-116-11-960_3
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Lock's classic study and analysis of the processes and faults of editorial peer review appears in its third printing, this time carrying a thoughtful introduction that brings the reader up to date on studies, papers, and actions relevant to his topic that have surfaced since the original printing in 1985.


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