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The Resource Bad pharma : how drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients, Ben Goldacre

Bad pharma : how drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients, Ben Goldacre

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Bad pharma : how drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients
Title
Bad pharma
Title remainder
how drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients
Statement of responsibility
Ben Goldacre
Title variation
How drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Medicine is broken. While patients trust that their drugs are safe and regulated, and doctors attempt to prescribe the most effective cures, the global pharmaceutical industry is a 600 million dollar business rife with corruption and greed" -- Blurb
Summary
Argues that doctors are deliberately misinformed by profit-seeking pharmaceutical companies who withhold information about drug efficacy and side effects, explaining pharmaceutical data manipulation and its consequences
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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10166187
Cataloging source
DLC
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Goldacre, Ben
Dewey number
338.476151
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical ethics
  • Clinical trials
  • Drugs
  • Drugs
  • Drugs
  • Drugs
  • Drugs
  • Drugs
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Drug Industry
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients
Label
Bad pharma : how drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients, Ben Goldacre
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Braille on cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Missing Data -- 2.Where Do New Drugs Come From? -- 3.Bad Regulators -- 4.Bad Trials -- 5.Bigger, Simpler Trials -- 6.Marketing
Control code
000050193418
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvii, 430 p.
Isbn
9780007350742
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other control number
(YBP)7284309
Other physical details
charts, facsims.
Label
Bad pharma : how drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients, Ben Goldacre
Publication
Note
Braille on cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1.Missing Data -- 2.Where Do New Drugs Come From? -- 3.Bad Regulators -- 4.Bad Trials -- 5.Bigger, Simpler Trials -- 6.Marketing
Control code
000050193418
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvii, 430 p.
Isbn
9780007350742
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other control number
(YBP)7284309
Other physical details
charts, facsims.

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