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Author Elliott, Carl, 1961-

Title White coat, black hat : adventures on the dark side of medicine / Carl Elliott.

Publication Info. Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, [2010]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Kankakee PL Third Floor - KKBB-2  174.2951 ELLIOTT    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  174.2951 ELL    AVAILABLE
 Oregon PL Adult Non-Fiction - ORLY-14  174.2 ELL    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  174.2951 ELL    AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 213 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The guinea pigs -- The ghosts -- The detail men -- The thought leaders -- The flacks -- The ethicists.
Summary In this lively narrative, physician and moral philosopher Carl Elliott traces for the first time the evolutionary path of the new direction in health care, revealing the dangerous underbelly of the beast that has emerged, a beast that sacrifices old style doctoring to fit the values of consumer capitalism.
Subject Medical ethics -- United States.
Pharmaceutical industry -- United States.
Medicine -- United States.
Drug Industry -- ethics.
Conflict of Interest.
Drug Evaluation -- ethics.
Ethics, Medical.
Professional Misconduct.
Added Title Adventures on the dark side of medicine
ISBN 9780807061428 hardcover alkaline paper
0807061425 hardcover alkaline paper

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