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Overdo$ed America : the broken promise of American medicine / John Abramson.

Overdo$ed America : the broken promise of American medicine / John Abramson.
  • Data Type
  • Title/Author
    Overdo$ed America : the broken promise of American medicine / John Abramson.
  • Edition
    1st ed.
  • Varying Title
    Overdosed America
  • Publication
    New York : HarperCollins, c2004.
  • Author
    Abramson, John.
  • Phy Desc.
    xviii, 332 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Bibliography
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-310) and index.
  • Contents Note
    Part I A family doctor's journey of discovery : Ch 1 Medicine in transition: Caring for patients at the crossroads - Ch 2 Spinning the evidence: Even the most respected medical journals are not immune - Ch 3 False and misleading: The misrepresentation of celebrex and vioxx - Ch 4 The myth of excellence - Ch 5 A case in point: The saga of hormone replacement therapy - Part II The commercialization of american medicine : Ch 6 American medicine's perfect storm: A brief history - Ch 7 The commercial takeover of medical knowledge - Ch 8 The snake and the staff: Duping the doctors - Ch 9 A smoking gun: The 2001 cholesterol guidelines - Ch 10 Direct-to-consumer: Advertising, public relations, and the medical news - Ch 11 Follow the money: Supply-side medical care - Part III Taking back our health : Ch 12 The knee in room 8: Beyond the limits of biomedicine - Ch 13 From osteoporosis to heart disease: What the research really shows about staying healthy - Ch 14 Healing our ailing health care system, or how to save $500 billion a year while improving americans' health.
  • Topical Term
    Medicine - United States
    Medical care - United States
    Pharmaceutical industry - United States
    Delivery of Health Care - United States
    Commodification - United States
    Drug Industry - United States

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Table of Content

Part I A family doctor's journey of discovery
Ch 1 Medicine in transition: Caring for patients at the crossroads
Ch 2 Spinning the evidence: Even the most respected medical journals are not immune
Ch 3 False and misleading: The misrepresentation of celebrex and vioxx
Ch 4 The myth of excellence
Ch 5 A case in point: The saga of hormone replacement therapy

Part II The commercialization of american medicine
Ch 6 American medicine's perfect storm: A brief history
Ch 7 The commercial takeover of medical knowledge
Ch 8 The snake and the staff: Duping the doctors
Ch 9 A smoking gun: The 2001 cholesterol guidelines
Ch 10 Direct-to-consumer: Advertising, public relations, and the medical news
Ch 11 Follow the money: Supply-side medical care

Part III Taking back our health
Ch 12 The knee in room 8: Beyond the limits of biomedicine
Ch 13 From osteoporosis to heart disease: What the research really shows about staying healthy
Ch 14 Healing our ailing health care system, or how to save $500 billion a year while improving americans' health