B – Authors’ COI disclosure in Iranian medical journals

Heidari A, Adeli SH, Mehravaran S. et al. Addressing ethical considerations and authors’ conflict of interest disclosure in medical journals in Iran. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 2012;9(4):457-462
(doi: 10.1007/s11673-012-9393-8)

This study aim to examine how ethical considerations and competing interests (conflicts of interest, COI) are addressed by medical journals in Iran. Results show that the rate of addressing ethical considerations is not far from ideal, but the requirements for COI disclosure needs more attention.