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Taking Your Medicine

Drug Regulation in the United States

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674592780

Publication Date: 11/03/1980

274 pages

25 tables, 12 figures


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  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Drug Regulation in the Progressive Era
  • 3. The Legacy of the New Deal
  • 4. The Therapeutic Revolution
  • 5. Doctors and Drugs
  • 6. The Postwar Expansion of Drug Regulation
  • 7. Recent Changes in the Drug Industry
  • 8. Uncertainty and Economic Behavior
  • 9. The Role of Government in the Drug Market
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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