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Code blue : inside America's medical industrial complex / Mike Magee, MD.

Magee, Mike, M.D., (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kenton County.

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Erlanger Branch 368.38 M191c 2019 (Text) 33126022455723 New Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780802129055
  • ISBN: 0802129056
  • Physical Description: viii, 422 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic, [2019]
  • Distributor: [Berkeley, California] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-403) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The constant gardner -- Intertwined -- Government steps in -- The war of science against disease -- Advocates -- The house of God -- Insuring complexity -- Masters of manipulation -- Equal parts politics and science -- Strange bedfellows : health care, politics, and the Christian Right -- Nigeria, CROs, and research biases -- Viagra : "everything that rises must converge" -- New rules -- Time to deal -- The MIC : "tapeworm of American economic competitiveveness" -- Appendix: Timeline of Pfizers penalties and transgressions.
Summary, etc.:
"Profit over health: the fascinating, infuriating story of how we built the world's most expensive, least equitable, health care system--and what we can do to fix it"--Cover.
Subject: Medical economics > United States.
Medical care > United States.
Medical care > Corrupt practices > United States.
Health care reform > United States.
Pharmaceutical industry > Corrupt practices > United States.
Health insurance > Corrupt practices > United States.

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