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MMR and autism : the facts

Author: Michael Fitzpatrick
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The MMR controversy has been characterized by two one-sided discourses. In the medical world, the weight of opinion is overwhelmingly in favour of MMR. In the public world, the anti-MMR campaign has  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Fitzpatrick
ISBN: 0415321786 9780415321785 0415321794 9780415321792
OCLC Number: 56659272
Description: xiv, 218 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: What Parents Need to Know Part 1. How the Risk Society Turned on its Own Children 2. The MMR Debacle 3. The Trouble with Vaccines 4. Age of Anxiety Part 2. How Parents Turned Against MMR 5. Parents and Autism 6. Alternative Autism 7. The Campaign Against MMR Part 3. The Problem with Junk Science 8. The Lancet Paper 9. Missing Links 10. The Metamorphosis of Andrew Wakefield 11. Epilogue: What Doctors Need to Do
Responsibility: Michael Fitzpatrick.
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'Michael Fitzpatrick splendidly demolishes the argument that MMR causes autism by careful review of the scientific and other evidence. He also provides an insightful review of autism and its Read more...

 
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