Pharm Reps

I sent this around to my colleagues recently…Hoo-Boy! What a reaction…
These guys sure have a strangle-hold on us…

The Company We Keep: Why Physicians Should Refuse to See Pharmaceutical Representatives — Brody 3 (1): 82 — Annals of Family Medicine

Ideally, a physician might both interact with reps and also do the research necessary to counteract the commercial bias in their messages. But a physician who actually did that research would, in turn, be devoting a good deal of time that might better be spent in other activities