(2004; 102 pages)
1.7 What do other groups of people think of promotional information?
Journalists who wrote about medicines claimed to be critical of material from the drug industry in a study by van Trigt et al.31. Companies were not considered important sources for drug information in general, but the manufacturer was seen as a major source of information when a new drug was registered or became available.
CONCLUSION: Only one study in the database addresses this question. More research is needed.