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Hope or hype : the obsession with medical advances and the high cost of false promises

Author: Richard A Deyo; Donald L Patrick
Publisher: New York : AMACOM, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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Looks at what drives the American obsession with medical "miracles," exposing the equipment manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies; the politicians; and our own "technoconsumption" mindset. In  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Deyo; Donald L Patrick
ISBN: 0814408451 9780814408452
OCLC Number: 260020959
Description: XVI, 335 S. : ill.
Contents: "Part I: Can There Be Too Much of a Good Thing? The Hazards of Uncritically Embracing New Medical Advances 1. Disillusioned Insiders: The Authors' Experiences 2. The Allure of the New: An American Love Affair 3. Red Herrings, Side Effects, and Superbugs: Why More Isn't Always Better 4. Social Hazards: Why Things Don't Always Work as Planned Part II: How Things Work: Opinion Makers and Regulators 5. What Will You Swallow? How Drug Companies Get You to Buy Expensive Drugs ofDubious Value 6. Making Friends, Playing Monopoly, and Dirty Tricks: Other Drug Company Strategies 7. Stacking the Deck: How Industry Gets the "Right" Answer in Clinical Research 8. Hype and Horror: The Media's Role in Disseminating New Treatments 9. Doctors and the Health Care Industry: "More Is Always Better" 10. Politicians and Judges: Practicing Medicine Without a License? 11. Advocacy Groups: Mother Theresa's Waiting Room 12. Holes in the Safety Net: the FDA and the FTC Part III: Useless, Harmful, or Marginal: Popular Treatments That Caused Unnecessary Disability, Dollars, or Death 13. Ineffective or Inferior New Drugs 14. Medical Devices of Uncertain Value 15. Unnecessary or Excessive Surgery 16. Diet and Weight Loss Aids/ "Lifestyle" Treatments Part IV: Crossing the Threshold: Improving the Transition from "Experimental" to "Standard Care" 17. Evidence-based Medicine: A Surprisingly New Idea 18. Pay Now or Pay Later: Closer Collaboration Between Researchers and Payers 19. Getting Value for Money: An Issue We Can't Ignore 20. Reducing Snake Oil Sales: National Centers to Assess Efficacy, Safety, and CostEffectivess of New Treatments 21. Shared Decision Making: Empowering Patients and the Public"
Responsibility: Richard A. Deyo ; Donald L. Patrick.
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Foreword: "This cautionary book warns consumers, doctors, pharmaceutical executives, politicians, and the media all to step back and prevent this medical carousel from going any faster." </p>

 
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