While collaboration with industry is paramount to innovation, the recent emphasis on industrial relationship transparency has sparked new guidelines, research studies, and standardizations focused on re-defining conflict of interest. There is limited data on defining the specific financial amount wherein a conflict of interest is relevant. This study is the first to assess the potential financial effects on high-quality clinical data, or the “indirect sponsorship”.
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The dataset includes the reproducible search strategies for all literature databases searched during the review, the key articles used to generate relevant search terms and test the effectiveness of the searches, the Endnote library that has all citations considered for inclusion, a flow chart describing the screening process, and the screening forms used for inclusion and exclusion.
Bennett K, Berlin N, MacEachern MP, Buchman S, Vercler C. (2018). The ethical and professional use of social media in surgery - A systematic review of the literature. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 142(3), 388e-398e. PMID: 30148789. https://doi.org/10.1097/prs.0000000000004692