R Grant Steen

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Why has the number of scientific retractions increased?
    R Grant Steen
    MediCC, Medical Communications Consultants, LLC Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e68397. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Evaluating the evidence for evidence-based medicine: are randomized clinical trials less flawed than other forms of peer-reviewed medical research?
    R Grant Steen
    MediCC Medical Communications Consultants, LLC, 103 Van Doren Place, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    FASEB J 27:3430-6. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Retractions in the medical literature: how can patients be protected from risk?
    R Grant Steen
    MediCC Medical Communications Consultants, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    J Med Ethics 38:228-32. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Retractions in the scientific literature: do authors deliberately commit research fraud?
    R Grant Steen
    Medical Communications Consultants LLC, 103 Van Doren Place, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    J Med Ethics 37:113-7. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Retractions in the scientific literature: is the incidence of research fraud increasing?
    R Grant Steen
    Medical Communications Consultants, LLC 103 Van Doren Place, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    J Med Ethics 37:249-53. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Misinformation in the medical literature: what role do error and fraud play?
    R Grant Steen
    Medical Communications Consultants, LLC, 103 Van Doren Place, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    J Med Ethics 37:498-503. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Retractions in the medical literature: how many patients are put at risk by flawed research?
    R Grant Steen
    MediCC, Medical Communications Consultants, LLC, 103 Van Doren Place, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    J Med Ethics 37:688-92. 2011

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Why has the number of scientific retractions increased?
    R Grant Steen
    MediCC, Medical Communications Consultants, LLC Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e68397. 2013
    ..The number of retracted scientific publications has risen sharply, but it is unclear whether this reflects an increase in publication of flawed articles or an increase in the rate at which flawed articles are withdrawn...
  2. doi request reprint Evaluating the evidence for evidence-based medicine: are randomized clinical trials less flawed than other forms of peer-reviewed medical research?
    R Grant Steen
    MediCC Medical Communications Consultants, LLC, 103 Van Doren Place, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    FASEB J 27:3430-6. 2013
    ..0%); inadequate blinding (4.9%); and duplicative publication (4.4%). Overall, 20.2% of all published medical research has an identified methodological flaw, with RCTs having as many limitations as non-RCTs...
  3. doi request reprint Retractions in the medical literature: how can patients be protected from risk?
    R Grant Steen
    MediCC Medical Communications Consultants, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    J Med Ethics 38:228-32. 2012
    ..Medical research so flawed as to be retracted may put patients at risk by influencing treatments...
  4. doi request reprint Retractions in the scientific literature: do authors deliberately commit research fraud?
    R Grant Steen
    Medical Communications Consultants LLC, 103 Van Doren Place, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    J Med Ethics 37:113-7. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Retractions in the scientific literature: is the incidence of research fraud increasing?
    R Grant Steen
    Medical Communications Consultants, LLC 103 Van Doren Place, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    J Med Ethics 37:249-53. 2011
    ..Growing attention to fraud in the lay press suggests that the incidence of fraud is increasing...
  6. doi request reprint Misinformation in the medical literature: what role do error and fraud play?
    R Grant Steen
    Medical Communications Consultants, LLC, 103 Van Doren Place, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    J Med Ethics 37:498-503. 2011
    ..Misinformation can arise without malicious intent; authors of incorrect papers are owed a presumption of incompetence, not malice...
  7. doi request reprint Retractions in the medical literature: how many patients are put at risk by flawed research?
    R Grant Steen
    MediCC, Medical Communications Consultants, LLC, 103 Van Doren Place, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    J Med Ethics 37:688-92. 2011
    ..Clinical papers so flawed that they are eventually retracted may put patients at risk. Patient risk could arise in a retracted primary study or in any secondary study that draws ideas or inspiration from a primary study...