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Truth about the drug companies : how they deceive us and what to do about it

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Angell, Marcia. New York, NY: Random House Trade Paperbacks , 2005. updated ed. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Professional
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
QV736 A583t 2005
The $200 billion colossus -- The creation of a new drug -- How much does the pharmaceutical industry really spend on R & D? -- Just how innovative is this industry? -- "Me-too" drugs : the main business of the pharmaceutical industry -- How good are new drugs? -- The hard sell...lures, bribes, and …
Title
Truth about the drug companies : how they deceive us and what to do about it
Author
Angell, Marcia
Edition
updated ed.
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
Random House Trade Paperbacks
Year Published
2005
Physical Description
xxviii, 319p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects
Drug Industry - economics
Advertising as Topic
Pharmaceutical Preparations - economics
Biomedical Research - economics
Government Regulation
Marketing of Health Services
United States
Abstract
The $200 billion colossus -- The creation of a new drug -- How much does the pharmaceutical industry really spend on R & D? -- Just how innovative is this industry? -- "Me-too" drugs : the main business of the pharmaceutical industry -- How good are new drugs? -- The hard sell...lures, bribes, and kickbacks -- Marketing masquerading as education -- Marketing masquerading as research -- Patent games : stretching out monopolies -- Buying influence : how the industry makes sure it gets its way -- Is the party over? -- How to save the pharmaceutical industry...and get our money's worth.
ISBN
9780375760945
0375760946
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Vancouver Library
Audience
Professional
Call Number
QV736 A583t 2005
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VAN Library Available
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