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Author O'Meara, Alex.
Title Chasing medical miracles : the promise and perils of clinical trials / Alex O'Meara.
Publication Info. New York : Walker & Co., 2009.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 11  610.9 O    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description 263 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-254) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Entering the risky world of clinical trials -- The right and wrong of clinical trials -- Money makes the trial go 'round -- Legal trials -- There's a subject born every minute -- Going global -- The perfect laboratory for clinical trials -- The stories behind the subjects -- Transplanted -- Volunteering for a clinical trial -- Acknowledgements -- Notes -- Index.
Subject Clinical trials.
Clinical trials -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Clinical trials -- Law and legislation.
Drugs -- Testing.
Drugs -- Testing -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Pharmaceutical industry -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Medicine -- Research.
Added Title Promise and perils of clinical trials
ISBN 9780802716965
0802716962