Book chapters

Wager E & Kleinert S 2014/5 Cooperation between journals, research institutions and funders over research and publication integrity cases: defining the challenges. Chapter in: Integrity in the Global Research Arena (ed Steneck NH, Anderson MS, Kleinert S & Mayer T). World Scientific Books, Singapore
Wager E 2013 4.4 Peer review systems; 5.1 Dealing with fraud; 5.4 Editors and commercial companies. in EASE Science Editors’ Handbook 2e (Smart P, Maisonneuve H, Polderman A eds). EASE
Wager E 2012 Publishing ethics and integrity. In Campbell R, Pentz E & Borthwick I (eds) Academic and Professional Publishing. Woodhead Publishing  
Wager E 2009 Peer review in science journals: past, present and future. In Holliman R et al (eds) Practising Science Communication in the Information Age, Open University and Oxford University Press  
Wager E 2008 The promotion of good publication practice. In Wells F & Farthing M (eds) Fraud & Misconduct in Biomedical Research (4e), RSM Press, London   
Overbeke J & Wager E 2003 The state of evidence: what we know and what we don’t know about journal peer review. In Godlee F & Jefferson T (eds) Peer Review in Health Sciences (2e), BMJ Publishing Group, London (p.45-61)  
Wager E 1999/ 2003 An author's guide to editorial peer review. Ibid (2nd edition p.263-76)  
Wager E & Herxheimer A 1999/ 2003 Peer review and the pharmaceutical industry. Ibid (2nd edition p.130-9)  


Cochrane reviews and related publications

Wager E & Middleton P 2003/2008 Technical editing of research reports in biomedical journals. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 4. Art. No.: MR000002. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.MR000002.pub3  pdf
Jefferson T, Alderson P, Wager E & Davidoff F 2003 Editorial peer-review for improving the quality of biomedical studies. Cochrane Library  pdf
Wager E & Middleton P 2002 Effects of technical editing in biomedical journals: a systematic review. JAMA 287:2821-4 pdf
Jefferson T, Alderson P, Wager E & Davidoff F 2002 Effects of editorial peer review: a systematic review. JAMA 287:2784-6 pdf



Wager E &  Kleinert S 2012 Cooperation between research institutions and journals on research integrity cases: guidance from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). www.publicationethics.org (also published in Acta Inform Med 20:136-40, Maturitas 72:165-9)
Wager E &  Kleinert S 2011 Responsible research publication: international standards for authors. In: Mayer T & Steneck N (eds). Promoting Research Integrity in a Global Environment. World Scientific Publishing / Imperial College Press, Singapore. pdf
Kleinert S & Wager E 2011 Responsible research publication: international standards for editors. In: Mayer T & Steneck N (eds). Promoting Research Integrity in a Global Environment. World Scientific Publishing  / Imperial College Press, Singapore. pdf
Wager E, Barbour V, Yentis S, Kleinert S 2009 Retractions: guidance from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Maturitas  64:201-3 pdf
Hopewell S, Clarke M, Moher D, Wager E 2008 CONSORT for reporting randomised trials in journal and conference abstracts. Lancet 371:281-3
COPE flowcharts 2006 Committee on Publication Ethics flowcharts. www.publicationethics.org
Graf C, Wager E, Bowman A et al 2006 Blackwell Publishing guidelines on publication ethics.Int J Clin Pract 61 (Suppl 152):1-26 pdf
Jacobs A & Wager E 2005 EMWA guidelines on the role of medical writers in developing peer-reviewed publications. Curr Med Res Opin 21:317-21 pdf
Wager E, Field EA & Grossman L 2003 Good Publication Practice for pharmaceutical companies. Curr Med Res Opin 19:149-54 pdf


Selected papers and articles

Wager E,  Elia N 2014 Why should clinical trials be registered? Eur J Anaesthesiol  31: pdf
Wager E, Woolley K, Adshead V, Cairns A, Fullam J, Gonzalez J, Grant T, Tortell S 2014 Awareness and enforcement of guidelines for publishing industry-sponsored medical research among publication professionals: the Global Publication Survey. BMJ Open 4:e004780 pdf
Wager E 2014 Defining and responding to plagiarism. Learned Publishing  27: 33-42 pdf
Elia N, Tramèr M,Wager E 2014 Fate of articles that warranted retraction due to ethical concerns: a descriptive cross-sectional study. PLOS One  9:e85846 pdf
Glasziou P, Altman DG, Bossuyt P, Boutron I, Clarke M, Julious S, Michie S, Moher D, Wager E 2014 Reducing waste from incomplete or unusable reports of biomedical research. Lancet 383:267-76
doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62228-X
Wager E, Kleinert S 2013 Why do we need international standards on responsible research publication for authors and editors? J Global Health  3: doi: 10.7189/jogh.03.020301 pdf
Wager E, Williams P 2013 “Hardly worth the effort”? Medical journals’ policies and their editors’ and publishers’ views on trial registration and publication bias: quantitative and qualitative study. BMJ 347:f5248 pdf
Wager E 2013 Commentary: Publication ethics and Cochrane reviews. Int J Epidemiol 42:677-80  
Williams P,  Wager E 2013 Exploring why and how journal editors retract articles: findings from a qualitative study. Sci Eng Ethics 19:1-11  
Wager E 2012 Publication ethics: whose problem is it? Insights: the UKSG Journal 25:294-9  
Wager E 2012 Why has the Committee on Publication Ethics developed guidelines for cooperation between journals and research institutions? Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia 6:102-3  
Wager E 2012 The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE): objectives and achievements 1997-2012.  La Presse Medicale 41:861-6 pdf
Wager E 2012 Who is responsible for investigating suspected research misconduct? Anaesthesia 67:462-6  
Godlee F, Wager E 2012 Research misconduct in the UK: time to act.  BMJ 344:d8357 pdf
Wager E 2011 Coping with scientific misconduct.  BMJ 343:d6586 pdf
Wager E, Williams P 2011 Why and how do journals retract articles? An analysis of Medline retractions 1988-2008. J Med Ethics  37:567-70   
Wager E, Wiffen PJ 2011 Ethical issues in preparing and publishing systematic reviews. J Evidence-Based Medicine 4:130-34 pdf
Wager E, Mhaskar R, Warburton S, Djulbegovic B 2010 JAMA published fewer industry-funded studies after introducing a requirement for independent statistical analysis. PLoS One  5(10):e13591 pdf
Wager E 2010 The Committee On Publication Ethics (COPE) flowcharts.Chest 137:221-3 pdf
Wager E, Green R 2009 Lessons from a case of overlapping publications. Sex Transm Infect 85:236-8 pdf
Wager E, Fiack S, Graf C et al 2009 Science journal editors’ views on publication ethics: results of an international survey. J Med Ethics 35:348-53 pdf
Gøtzsche PC, Kassirer JP, Woolley KL, Wager E et al  2009 What should be done to tackle ghostwriting in the medical literature? PLoS Med 6(2): e1000023 doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000023 pdf
Wager E & Abbasi K 2009 Medical editors and trial reporting: a betrayal of patient care. JRSM 101:4-5 doi:10.1258/jrsm.2008.08k030  
Wager E 2009 Recognition, reward and responsibility: why the authorship of scientific papers matters. Maturitas 62:109-112. doi:10.1016/j.maturitas.2008.12.001 pdf
Hopewell S, Clarke M, Moher D, Wager E et al 2008 CONSORT for reporting randomized controlled trials in journal and conference abstracts: explanation and elaboration. PLoS Med 5: e20 pdf
Wager E 2007 What do journal editors do when they suspect research misconduct? Medicine & Law 26:535-44  
Wager E 2007 Do medical journals provide clear and consistent guidelines on authorship? Medscape General Medicine 9(3):16 pdf
Wager E 2007 Ethical publishing: the innocent author’s guide to avoiding misconduct. Menopause International 13:98-102 pdf
Wager E 2007 Authors, ghosts, damned lies, and statisticians. PLoS Medicine 4(1):e34 doi 10.1371/journal.prmed.0040034 pdf
Wager E 2006 Publishing clinical trial results: the future beckons. PLoS Clinical Trials 1(6):e31 doi 10.1371/journal.pctr.0010031 pdf
Wager E 2006 Bye-bye by line, hello contributors. J Roy Soc Medicine 99:1-2 pdf
Wager E, Parkin EC, Tamber PS 2006 Are reviewers suggested by authors as good as those chosen by editors? Results of a rater-blinded, retrospective study. BMC Medicine 4:13     doi:10.1186/1741-7015-4-13 pdf
Wager E 2004 Pressures are growing to publish clinical trials.  BMJ 329:1004 pdf
Wager E 2004 Experience of the BMJ ethics committee. BMJ 329:510-2 pdf
Wager E 2003 How to dance with porcupines: rules and guidelines on doctors’ relations with drug companies. BMJ 326:1196-8 pdf
Wager E 2003 The need for trial identifiers. Curr Med Res Opin 20:203-6 pdf
Jefferson T, Wager E & Davidoff F 2002 Measuring the quality of editorial peer review. JAMA 287:2786-90 pdf
Wager E & Jefferson T 2001 Shortcomings of peer review in biomedical journals. Learned Publishing 14 (4):257-63 pdf
Gibbs TG & Wager E 2000 Clinical trial registration: the Glaxo Wellcome experience. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Medicine 14:203-5  
Wager E, Tooley PJH et al 1995 How to get patients’ consent to enter clinical trials. BMJ 311:734-7 pdf

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