EU MDR 2017/745

The European Economic Area (EEA), inclusive of the European Union (EU) and European Free Trade Association (EFTA), has been contemplated as one of the largest global medical device markets. The obvious aspiration for device manufacturers is gaining an approval and maintaining access to this important market. It requires abiding by the regulatory changes to assure…

Plagiarism: An Ethical Breach

What is Plagiarism? The word plagiarism has been derived from the Latin word “plagiarius” meaning “kidnapper” or “abductor” [1]. Plagiarism may be defined as “the use of other’s published or unpublished ideas or words or other intellectual property without attribution or permission, and presenting them as new and original rather than derived from an existing source” according to…

Evolution and Implications of GPP3 Guidelines

Need for Ethical Guidelines Presentation and interpretation of clinical data purely depends on authors and presenters. The entire research is usually a product that results from collaboration of clinical investigators, biostatisticians, and professional medical writers. A scientific publication is the most influential, valued, trusted, and far reaching form of information and requires to be accurately written and ethically…