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Video Review: Publication at any cost

Philip Abraham

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2013.018


The Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Culture, Sindh University of Urology and Transplantation, Karachi, Pakistan, periodically uploads on its website videos that depict ethically challenging situations in a doctor’s life. Their latest upload is one titled “Publish or Perish”. The title is a catchphrase for practising doctors and needs no explanation. The story is about two busy young doctors who fell behind a colleague in the promotion queue simply because he had the advantage of some publications.

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