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Does It Matter Who Writes Medical News Stories?

  • Amanda Wilson,

    Affiliation: The School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Waratah, Australia

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  • Jane Robertson,

    Affiliation: The School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Waratah, Australia

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  • Patrick McElduff,

    Affiliation: Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia

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  • Alison Jones,

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia

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  • David Henry mail

    david.henry@ices.on.ca

    Affiliations: The School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Waratah, Australia, The Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada

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  • Published: September 14, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000323

Reader Comments (3)

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comprehensibility

Posted by shoishoi on 29 Sep 2010 at 19:55 GMT

It strikes me that the panel of reviewers might give high marks to an overly technical story.
I'd be interested to know if any paper directed to a less well educated readership did a good job

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