How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients
|Publication Date:||Feb 2013|
| Publisher:||Faber & Faber, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
| Book Description: |
We like to imagine that medicine is based on evidence and the results of fair testing and clinical trials. In reality, those tests and trials are often profoundly flawed. We like to imagine that doctors who write prescriptions for everything from antidepressants to cancer drugs to heart medication are familiar with the research literature about a drug, when in reality much of the research is hidden from them by drug companies. We like to imagine that doctors are impartially...