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Adverse events : race, inequality, and the testing of new pharmaceuticals

Author: Jill A Fisher
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""Adverse Events" explores the connections between race, inequality, and the testing of new pharmaceuticals"--
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Additional Physical Format: electronic book
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill A Fisher
ISBN: 9781479877997 1479877999 9781479862160 1479862169
OCLC Number: 1197972342
Description: vii, 319 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: "Your health is your wealth" --
Entering the clinic --
"Doing the lab rat thing" --
A tale of three cultures --
The commercialization of phase I trials --
A laboratory for human animals --
The dark side of the model --
Consenting to study adverse events --
Constructing risk knowledge --
Speculating on health --
Conclusion: The social inequality of adverse events.
Responsibility: Jill A. Fisher.

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""Adverse Events" explores the connections between race, inequality, and the testing of new pharmaceuticals"--

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Jill Fisher has provided the most thorough examination [of Phase I trials] yet ... the world that Fisher reveals in Adverse Events is unsettling. * New York Review of Books * Adverse Events damns the Read more...

 
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