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Falsification, Fabrication, and Plagiarism: The Unholy Trinity of Scientific Writing

      One of the greatest, and sadly all too common, challenges facing a contemporary medical journal editor is the adjudication of ethical integrity issues. I had originally presumed that this would be just an occasional role, but it transpires that these problems are quite widespread, ranging from unconscious and unwitting naiveté to the conscious and willful betrayal of scientific trust.
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