The Resource Overdo$ed America : the broken promise of American medicine, John Abramson, (electronic resource)

Overdo$ed America : the broken promise of American medicine, John Abramson, (electronic resource)

Label
Overdo$ed America : the broken promise of American medicine
Title
Overdo$ed America
Title remainder
the broken promise of American medicine
Statement of responsibility
John Abramson
Title variation
Overdosed America
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book explains how the pharmaceutical companies distort medical knowledge, mislead doctors, and compromise the health of patients
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abramson, John
Dewey number
610/.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R151
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medicine
  • Medical care
  • Pharmaceutical industry
Label
Overdo$ed America : the broken promise of American medicine, John Abramson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0C9AFF16-3B4B-40A1-A11B-C4F1FB40E611
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "First Harper Perennial ed. published 2005"--T.p. verso
  • A hardcover ed. of this book was published in 2004 by Harper Collins Publishers
  • "P.S. Read exclusive extras including: interviews, features, if you loved this..., and more inside."--back cover
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A family doctor's journey of discovery -- Medicine in transition: caring for patients at the crossroads -- Spinning the evidence: even the most respected medical journals are not immune -- False and misleading: the misrepresentation of Celebrex and Vioxx -- The myth of excellence -- A case in point: the saga of hormone replacement therapy -- The commercialization of American medicine -- American medicine's perfect storm: a brief history -- The commercial takeover of medical knowledge -- The snake and the staff: duping the doctors -- A smoking gun: the 2001 cholesterol guidelines -- Direct-to-consumer: advertising, public relations, and the medical news -- Follow the money: supply-side medical care -- Taking back our health -- The knee in room 8: beyond the limits of biomedicine -- From osteoporosis to heart disease: what the research really shows about staying healthy -- Healing our ailing health care system, or how to save $500 billion a year while improving Americans' health
Control code
o830033646
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
P.S. edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062281432
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o830033646
  • (Sirsi) o830033646
  • (OCoLC)830033646
Label
Overdo$ed America : the broken promise of American medicine, John Abramson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0C9AFF16-3B4B-40A1-A11B-C4F1FB40E611
Publication
Note
  • "First Harper Perennial ed. published 2005"--T.p. verso
  • A hardcover ed. of this book was published in 2004 by Harper Collins Publishers
  • "P.S. Read exclusive extras including: interviews, features, if you loved this..., and more inside."--back cover
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A family doctor's journey of discovery -- Medicine in transition: caring for patients at the crossroads -- Spinning the evidence: even the most respected medical journals are not immune -- False and misleading: the misrepresentation of Celebrex and Vioxx -- The myth of excellence -- A case in point: the saga of hormone replacement therapy -- The commercialization of American medicine -- American medicine's perfect storm: a brief history -- The commercial takeover of medical knowledge -- The snake and the staff: duping the doctors -- A smoking gun: the 2001 cholesterol guidelines -- Direct-to-consumer: advertising, public relations, and the medical news -- Follow the money: supply-side medical care -- Taking back our health -- The knee in room 8: beyond the limits of biomedicine -- From osteoporosis to heart disease: what the research really shows about staying healthy -- Healing our ailing health care system, or how to save $500 billion a year while improving Americans' health
Control code
o830033646
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
P.S. edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062281432
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o830033646
  • (Sirsi) o830033646
  • (OCoLC)830033646

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