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Bad pharma
How medicine is broken and how we can fix it

Ben Goldacre

Junij 2014

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Doctors and patients need good scientific evidence to make informed decisions. But instead, companies run bad trials on their own drugs, which distort and exaggerate the benefits by design. When these trials produce unflattering results, the data is simply buried. All of this is perfectly legal. In fact, even government regulators withhold vitally important data from the people who need it most. Doctors and patient groups have stood by too, and failed to protect us. Instead, they take money and favours, in a world so fractured that medics and nurses are now educated by the drugs industry. The result: patients are harmed in huge numbers. Ben Goldacre is Britain’s finest writer on the science behind medicine, and ‘Bad Pharma’ is the book that finally prompted Parliament to ask why all trial results aren’t made publicly available – this edition has been updated with the latest news from the select committee hearings. Let the witty and indefatigable Goldacre show you how medicine went wrong, and what you can do to mend it.

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Cobiss ID: 3593841
Avtor: Ben Goldacre
Cobiss naslov: Bad pharma : how medicine is broken and how we can fix it / Ben Goldacre
Postavitev: ZDRAVJE farmacija
Jezik: angleški
Leto: 2013
Založništvo: London : Fourth Estate
Fizični: XVIII, 462 str. ; 20 cm