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Research Article

Expanding Disease Definitions in Guidelines and Expert Panel Ties to Industry: A Cross-sectional Study of Common Conditions in the United States

  • Raymond N. Moynihan mail,

    raymoynihan@bond.edu.au

    Affiliation: Bond University, Robina, Australia

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  • Georga P. E. Cooke,

    Affiliation: Bond University, Robina, Australia

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  • Jenny A. Doust,

    Affiliation: Bond University, Robina, Australia

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  • Lisa Bero,

    Affiliation: University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Suzanne Hill,

    Affiliation: Australian National University, Acton, Australia

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  • Paul P. Glasziou

    Affiliation: Bond University, Robina, Australia

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  • Published: August 13, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001500

About the Authors

Raymond N. Moynihan, Georga P. E. Cooke, Jenny A. Doust, Paul P. Glasziou
Bond University, Robina, Australia
Lisa Bero
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
Suzanne Hill
Australian National University, Acton, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: raymoynihan@bond.edu.au

Competing Interests

RM, JD, and PG are involved in planning an international conference called Preventing Overdiagnosis. GC is a board member of General Practice Education and Training, Ltd; a registrar for the Medical Administration of the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, Australia; and a former board member of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. SH is a member of the PLOS Medicine editorial board and chairs the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee, an independent advisory body for the Australian government. LB declares that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RM GC JD LB SH PG. Analyzed the data: RM GC JD LB SH PG. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: RM. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: RM GC JD LB SH PG. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: RM GC JD LB SH PG. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: RM GC JD LB SH PG.