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The Resource Our daily meds : how the pharmaceutical companies transformed themselves into slick marketing machines and hooked the nation on prescription drugs, Melody Petersen

Our daily meds : how the pharmaceutical companies transformed themselves into slick marketing machines and hooked the nation on prescription drugs, Melody Petersen

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Our daily meds : how the pharmaceutical companies transformed themselves into slick marketing machines and hooked the nation on prescription drugs
Title
Our daily meds
Title remainder
how the pharmaceutical companies transformed themselves into slick marketing machines and hooked the nation on prescription drugs
Statement of responsibility
Melody Petersen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author shows how corporate salesmanship has triumphed over science inside the biggest pharmaceutical companies and, in turn, how this promotion driven industry has taken over the practice of medicine and is changing American life
Summary
Reveals how pharmaceutical companies have used slick marketing techniques to promote dangerous medications to American physicians and consumers, examining how the industry has transformed the practice of medicine and damaged American life
Tone
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2008.
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258985
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
338.4/761510973
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9666.5
LC item number
.P415 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
QV 736
NLM item number
P484o 2008
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Target audience
adult
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how the pharmaceutical companies transformed themselves into slick marketing machines and hooked the nation on prescription drugs
Label
Our daily meds : how the pharmaceutical companies transformed themselves into slick marketing machines and hooked the nation on prescription drugs, Melody Petersen
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Sarah Crichton books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Creating disease -- Midwestern medicine show -- Chemical imbalance -- The early years -- An awakening : the age of the blockbuster -- Ghostwriters and secret studies -- "Neurontin for everything" -- Altered state -- Deadly doses
Control code
13530362
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
432 pages
Isbn
9780374228279
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008002097
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Inmad)15145141
  • (Sirsi) i9780374228279
  • (DNLM)101463838
Label
Our daily meds : how the pharmaceutical companies transformed themselves into slick marketing machines and hooked the nation on prescription drugs, Melody Petersen
Link
Publication
Note
"Sarah Crichton books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Creating disease -- Midwestern medicine show -- Chemical imbalance -- The early years -- An awakening : the age of the blockbuster -- Ghostwriters and secret studies -- "Neurontin for everything" -- Altered state -- Deadly doses
Control code
13530362
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
432 pages
Isbn
9780374228279
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008002097
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Inmad)15145141
  • (Sirsi) i9780374228279
  • (DNLM)101463838

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