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[Correspondence] PubMed should raise the bar for journal inclusion

A survey by Manca and colleagues1,2 found that predatory journals active in neuroscience and neurology outnumber those regularly indexed in the main biomedical databases. Furthermore, this analysis of predatory publishing (as of October, 2016) showed that over 10% of predatory journals in three important subdisciplines are indexed in PubMed (12% for rehabilitation, 11·4% for neurosciences, and 20·2% for neurology).1,2

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