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Chasing medical miracles : the promise and perils of clinical trials

Author: Alex O'Meara
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2010, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a ehind-the-scenes look at clinical trials and how the companies involved with them have becomesignificant partart of the American medical establishment.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex O'Meara
ISBN: 9780802719904 0802719902 9780802716965 0802716962
OCLC Number: 462908139
Description: x, 262 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Entering the risky world of clinical trials --
The right and wrong of clinical trials --
Money makes the trial go 'round --
Legal trials --
There's a subject born every minute --
Going global --
The perfect laboratory for clinical trials --
The stories behind the subjects --
Transplanted --
Volunteering for a clinical trial.
Responsibility: Alex O'Meara ; [with a new preface by the author].

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Provides a ehind-the-scenes look at clinical trials and how the companies involved with them have becomesignificant partart of the American medical establishment.

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