If you believe that the latest blockbuster medication is worth a premium price over your generic brand, or that doctors have access to all the information they need about a drug’s safety and effectiveness each time they write a prescription, Dr. Jerry Avorn has some sobering news. Drawing on more than twenty-five years of patient care, teaching, and research at Harvard Medical School, he shares his firsthand experience of the wide gap in our know...
By Jerry Avorn
Paperback: 480 pages
Publisher: Vintage; Revised, Updated edition (August 9, 2005)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 1.1 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 1372121
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
The book is gilded with so many metaphors, anecdotes and literary allusions, and it is written in such an engaging style, that it is a delightful read. Avorn is a wonderful teacher.This is also a mind-expanding book. I learned so much about a field