Richard Smith

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The highly profitable but unethical business of publishing medical research
    Richard Smith
    UnitedHealth Europe
    J R Soc Med 99:452-6. 2006
  2. pmc Should medical journals carry drug advertising? Yes
    Richard Smith
    UnitedHealth Europe, London SW1P 1SB
    BMJ 335:74. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Can medical journals lead or must they follow?
    Richard Smith
    Med J Aust 183:665-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Reinventing the biomedical journal
    Richard Smith
    Public Library of Science, Cambridge CB5 8AF, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 26:9837-8. 2006
  5. pmc Beijing cough: a case report
    Richard Smith
    Editor in Chief, Cases Journal, BioMed Central, Middlesex House, 34 42 Cleveland Street, London W1T 4LB, UK
    Cases J 1:3. 2008
  6. pmc Peer review: a flawed process at the heart of science and journals
    Richard Smith
    UnitedHealth Europe
    J R Soc Med 99:178-82. 2006
  7. pmc The trouble with medical journals
    Richard Smith
    J R Soc Med 99:115-9. 2006
  8. pmc Strained achilles tendon complicated by nocturnal dyspepsia probably caused by ibuprofen: a case report
    Richard Smith
    Editor in Chief, Cases Journal, BioMed Central, Middlesex House, 34 42 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4LB, UK
    Cases J 1:31. 2008
  9. pmc Curbing the influence of the drug industry: a British view
    Richard Smith
    UnitedHealth Europe, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 2:e241. 2005
  10. pmc Investigating the previous studies of a fraudulent author
    Richard Smith
    UnitedHealth Europe, London SW1P 1SB
    BMJ 331:288-91. 2005

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Publications67

  1. pmc The highly profitable but unethical business of publishing medical research
    Richard Smith
    UnitedHealth Europe
    J R Soc Med 99:452-6. 2006
  2. pmc Should medical journals carry drug advertising? Yes
    Richard Smith
    UnitedHealth Europe, London SW1P 1SB
    BMJ 335:74. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Can medical journals lead or must they follow?
    Richard Smith
    Med J Aust 183:665-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Reinventing the biomedical journal
    Richard Smith
    Public Library of Science, Cambridge CB5 8AF, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 26:9837-8. 2006
  5. pmc Beijing cough: a case report
    Richard Smith
    Editor in Chief, Cases Journal, BioMed Central, Middlesex House, 34 42 Cleveland Street, London W1T 4LB, UK
    Cases J 1:3. 2008
    ..ABSTRACT: CASE PRESENTATION: Upon arrival in Beijing, China from London, England in 2008 a previously healthy 56-year old man developed a regular spasmodic cough for the duration of his stay in the city...
  6. pmc Peer review: a flawed process at the heart of science and journals
    Richard Smith
    UnitedHealth Europe
    J R Soc Med 99:178-82. 2006
  7. pmc The trouble with medical journals
    Richard Smith
    J R Soc Med 99:115-9. 2006
  8. pmc Strained achilles tendon complicated by nocturnal dyspepsia probably caused by ibuprofen: a case report
    Richard Smith
    Editor in Chief, Cases Journal, BioMed Central, Middlesex House, 34 42 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4LB, UK
    Cases J 1:31. 2008
    ..He subsequently developed a severe limp. The condition was complicated by nocturnal dyspepsia probably caused by ibuprofen. His pain and limp were gone in six days...
  9. pmc Curbing the influence of the drug industry: a British view
    Richard Smith
    UnitedHealth Europe, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 2:e241. 2005
  10. pmc Investigating the previous studies of a fraudulent author
    Richard Smith
    UnitedHealth Europe, London SW1P 1SB
    BMJ 331:288-91. 2005
  11. pmc Medical journals are an extension of the marketing arm of pharmaceutical companies
    Richard Smith
    UnitedHealth Europe, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 2:e138. 2005
  12. pmc Conflicts of interest: how money clouds objectivity
    Richard Smith
    UnitedHealth Europe
    J R Soc Med 99:292-7. 2006
  13. pmc Medical journals and the mass media: moving from love and hate to love
    Richard Smith
    UnitedHealth Europe
    J R Soc Med 99:347-52. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint Commentary: the power of the unrelenting impact factor--is it a force for good or harm?
    Richard Smith
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1129-30. 2006
  15. pmc What errors do peer reviewers detect, and does training improve their ability to detect them?
    Sara Schroter
    BMJ BMA House, Tavistock Square, London, UK
    J R Soc Med 101:507-14. 2008
    ..To analyse data from a trial and report the frequencies with which major and minor errors are detected at a general medical journal, the types of errors missed and the impact of training on error detection...
  16. doi request reprint Socioeconomic development as an intervention against malaria: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lucy S Tusting
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 382:963-72. 2013
    ..Historically, control was often achieved without malaria-specific interventions. Our aim was to assess whether socioeconomic development can contribute to malaria control...
  17. pmc The private sector in the English NHS: from pariah to saviour in under a decade
    Richard Smith
    UnitedHealth Europe, London, UK
    CMAJ 173:273-4. 2005
  18. pmc Editors' declaration of their own conflicts of interest
    Irina Haivas
    BMJ Editorial Office, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London, UK
    CMAJ 171:475-6. 2004
  19. pmc Is private health care the answer to the health problems of the world's poor?
    Kara Hanson
    Health Economics and Financing Programme, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    PLoS Med 5:e233. 2008
    ..This debate examines whether the private sector should step up its involvement in the health systems of low-income countries...
  20. pmc Passive smoking: Comment from the editor
    Richard Smith
    BMJ 327:505. 2003
  21. pmc BMJ journals free to the developing world
    Richard Smith
    BMJ 324:380. 2002
  22. pmc Five futures for academic medicine
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Paediatrics, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
    PLoS Med 2:e207. 2005
  23. pmc Does declaration of competing interests affect readers' perceptions? A randomised trial
    Samena Chaudhry
    BMJ Editorial, BMA House, London WC1H 9JR
    BMJ 325:1391-2. 2002
  24. pmc The BMJ: moving on
    Richard Smith
    BMJ 324:5-6. 2002
  25. pmc No more free lunches
    Kamran Abbasi
    BMJ 326:1155-6. 2003
  26. pmc Editorial misconduct
    Richard Smith
    BMJ 326:1224-5. 2003
  27. ncbi request reprint Milton and Galileo would back BMJ on free speech
    Richard Smith
    Nature 427:287. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Wastes as co-fuels: the policy framework for solid recovered fuel (SRF) in Europe, with UK implications
    Anurag Garg
    Sustainable Systems Department, School of Applied Sciences, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedfordshire MK43 0AL, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 41:4868-74. 2007
    ..This policy analysis is of value to waste managers, policy specialists, regulators, and the waste management research community...
  29. ncbi request reprint Why disclosure of genetic tests for health insurance should be voluntary
    Richard Smith
    School of Medicine, Health Economics Group, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 11:184-6. 2006
    ..We outline why voluntary disclosure is the optimal policy as it creates an incentive for people both to undergo testing and to disclose their result thus reducing the potential for adverse section...
  30. ncbi request reprint Healthcare reform. Is the NHS ready for US business guru's strategy?
    Will Cavendish
    Department of Health
    Health Serv J 116:22-5. 2006
    ..HSJ gathered together six leading healthcare insiders to discuss whether his diagnosis is applicable to the NHS. Nick Edwards was there...
  31. pmc Lapses at the new England journal of medicine
    Richard Smith
    J R Soc Med 99:380-2. 2006
  32. pmc Effects of training on quality of peer review: randomised controlled trial
    Sara Schroter
    BMJ Editorial Office, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JR
    BMJ 328:673. 2004
    ..To determine the effects of training on the quality of peer review...
  33. pmc Where now for pharmacist led medication review?
    Richard Holland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:92-3. 2006
  34. pmc Medical professionalism: out with the old and in with the new
    Richard Smith
    J R Soc Med 99:48-50. 2006
  35. pmc Reed-Elsevier's hypocrisy in selling arms and health
    Richard Smith
    J R Soc Med 100:114-5. 2007
  36. pmc Surveillance of testicular microlithiasis? Results of an UK based national questionnaire survey
    Subramanian Ravichandran
    Specialist Registrar in Urology, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, L9 7AL, UK
    BMC Urol 6:8. 2006
    ..The association of testicular microlithiasis with testicular tumour and the need for follow-up remain largely unclear...
  37. pmc Research misconduct: the poisoning of the well
    Richard Smith
    J R Soc Med 99:232-7. 2006
  38. pmc British medicine's desperate need for leadership
    Richard Smith
    J R Soc Med 100:486-7. 2007
  39. ncbi request reprint Grand challenges in chronic non-communicable diseases
    Abdallah S Daar
    Program on Life Sciences, Ethics and Policy, McLaughlin Rotman Centre for Global Health, University Health Network University of Toronto, 101 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1L7, Canada
    Nature 450:494-6. 2007
  40. pmc The NHS: 'losing my religion'
    Richard Smith
    J R Soc Med 101:332-3. 2008
  41. pmc Time to legalise assisted dying? Doctors cannot simultaneously be patient centred and reject assisted suicide
    Hazel Smith
    BMJ 331:842-3; discussion 843. 2005
  42. pmc Doctors question whether all blood transfusions are effective and necessary
    Richard Smith
    BMJ 330:558. 2005
  43. pmc Improving the management of chronic disease
    Richard Smith
    BMJ 327:12. 2003
  44. pmc Medical journals and pharmaceutical companies: uneasy bedfellows
    Richard Smith
    BMJ, London WC1H 9JR
    BMJ 326:1202-5. 2003
  45. pmc Scientific literature's open sesame?
    Tony Delamothe
    BMJ 326:945-6. 2003
  46. pmc What doctors and managers can learn from each other
    Richard Smith
    BMJ 326:610-1. 2003
  47. pmc Closing the digital divide
    Richard Smith
    BMJ 326:238. 2003
  48. pmc The market for medical journals is anticompetitive, says expert
    Richard Smith
    BMJ 326:182. 2003
  49. pmc Four futures for scientific and medical publishing
    Kamran Abbasi
    BMJ Publishing Group, London WC1H 9JR, b Cambridge CB3 0HX
    BMJ 325:1472-5. 2002
  50. pmc Spend (slightly) less on health and more on the arts
    Richard Smith
    BMJ 325:1432-3. 2002
  51. pmc Making progress with competing interests
    Richard Smith
    BMJ 325:1375-6. 2002
  52. ncbi request reprint Publishing research from developing countries
    Richard Smith
    British Medical Journal, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JR, UK
    Stat Med 21:2869-77. 2002
  53. pmc In search of "non-disease"
    Richard Smith
    BMJ, BMA House, London WC1H 9JR
    BMJ 324:883-5. 2002
  54. ncbi request reprint Vaccines of the future
    Richard Smith
    Nat Rev Drug Discov 2:767-8. 2003
  55. pmc BMJ Publishing Group to launch an international campaign to promote academic medicine
    Jocalyn Clark
    BMJ 327:1001-2. 2003
  56. pmc What can the UK and US health systems learn from each other?
    Lois Quam
    Ovations, PO Box 1459, Minneapolis, MN 55440, USA
    BMJ 330:530-3. 2005
  57. pmc Perceptions of open access publishing: interviews with journal authors
    Sara Schroter
    BMJ Editorial Office, BMA House, London WC1 9JR
    BMJ 330:756. 2005
    ..To explore authors' attitudes towards open access publishing and author charges, their perceptions of journals that charge authors, and whether they would be willing to submit to these journals...
  58. pmc Does home based medication review keep older people out of hospital? The HOMER randomised controlled trial
    Richard Holland
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
    BMJ 330:293. 2005
    ..To determine whether home based medication review by pharmacists affects hospital readmission rates among older people...
  59. pmc The GMC: expediency before principle
    Richard Smith
    BMJ 330:1-2. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint A common open representation of mass spectrometry data and its application to proteomics research
    Patrick G A Pedrioli
    Institute for Systems Biology, 1441 North 34 Street, Seattle, Washington 98103 8904, USA
    Nat Biotechnol 22:1459-66. 2004
    ..We have also developed an accompanying suite of supporting programs. We expect that this format will facilitate data management, interpretation and dissemination in proteomics research...
  61. ncbi request reprint Spray irrigation of landfill leachate: estimating potential exposures to workers and bystanders using a modified air box model and generalised source term
    Duncan Gray
    Integrated Waste Management Centre, Cranfield University, Cranfield MK43 0AL, UK
    Environ Pollut 133:587-99. 2005
    ..However, the modelling made use of generic concentration data for only a limited number of potential landfill leachate contaminants, such that individual practices may require assessment on the basis of their own merits...
  62. ncbi request reprint The HSJ interview: Dr Richard Smith. United he stands. Interview by Nick Edwards
    Richard Smith
    Health Serv J 114:24-5. 2004
  63. pmc Does the type of competing interest statement affect readers' perceptions of the credibility of research? Randomised trial
    Sara Schroter
    BMJ Editorial Office, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JR
    BMJ 328:742-3. 2004
  64. pmc Open access publishing takes off
    Tony Delamothe
    BMJ 328:1-3. 2004
  65. pmc Would the NHS benefit from a single, identifiable leader? An email conversation
    Don Berwick
    Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    BMJ 327:1421-4. 2003
  66. pmc Is the NHS getting better or worse?
    Richard Smith
    BMJ 327:1239-41. 2003
  67. pmc Oh NHS, thou art sick. The NHS' main problem may be overpoliticisation
    Richard Smith
    BMJ 324:127-8. 2002