Poison pills : the untold story of the Vioxx drug scandal / Tom Nesi.

Author
Nesi, Thomas J. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Thomas Dunne Books, c2008.
Description
xi, 300 p. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-284) and index.
Contents
The widow -- Shooting stars -- Super aspirin and poison pills -- Cox in paradise -- The pharmaceutical miracle -- The evolution o f ethics in modern medicine: how a dye changed history -- The advertising miracle -- Super aspirin is born -- Discovery -- The epidemic blossoms -- The war begins -- Bursting the bubble -- The Vioxx mystique and hypnotized water: the development of modern drug testing -- Is super aspirin safe and effective? -- The cool blonde -- Celebrex meets the FDA -- Payback time -- Vioxx gastrointestinal outcomes research (VIGOR) -- Spinning the results -- Medical "interpretation" -- Getting out the Vioxx message: the cyber obstacleizer -- Science in reverse -- Losing their minds -- Path of destruction -- The drug warriors -- FDA vs. FDA -- After the party -- The widow.
ISBN
  • 9780312369590 (alk. paper)
  • 031236959X (alk. paper)
LCCN
2008019633
OCLC
227205792
RCP
N - S

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