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Bad pharma : how drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients

Author: Ben Goldacre
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Goldacre puts the 600-billion-dollar global pharmaceutical industry under the microscope. What he reveals is a fascinating, terrifying mess
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Goldacre
ISBN: 9780007350742 0007350740
OCLC Number: 812698807
Notes: Intro. Missing data. Where do new drugs come from?. Bad regulators. Bad trials. Bigger, simpler trials. Marketing. Afterword: better data
Description: xvii, 430 s
Contents: Missing data --
Where do new drugs come from?. Bad regulators --
Bad trials --
Bigger, simpler trials --
Marketing.
Responsibility: Ben Goldacre

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