[WikiEN-l] Re: So much for books as reliable references!

Ron Ritzman ritzman at gmail.com
Sat Feb 4 02:31:10 UTC 2006

On 2/3/06, Ray Saintonge <saintonge at telus.net> qoutes:

> > "Anybody who knows about peer review knows that sometimes it will pick
> > up a fraudulent study, but it's by no means guaranteed to do so,"
> > Smith says. "And that's largely because it starts from a position of
> > trust. So if somebody says there were 200 patients, then you assume
> > there were 200 patients. You don't say, 'Well show me their records
> > and show me their photographs, I need to see them.' The whole thing is
> > based on trust."

In other words, "assume good faith".

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