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Table of Contents; Chapter 1 Fools rush in; Chapter 2 Some history; Chapter 3 History is rewritten; Chapter 4 History repeats itself; Chapter 5 'Maybe these drugs are not all the same'; Chapter 6 The first study; Chapter 7 Getting the paper published; Chapter 8 Adverse reactions; Chapter 9 The second study; Chapter 10 Mixed reactions; Chapter 11 Positive reactions; Chapter 12 Parting shots
NEIL PEARCE, professor and director of the Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, has made pioneering contributions to the development, acceptance and practical application of epidemiology and is widely regarded as one the world's most broadly based epidemiologists. He has written fourteen books on the epidemiology of cancer, asthma and occupational health including two leading textbooks on occupational epidemiology and on asthma.
"This is a 'rattling good yarn.' It reads well and tells a very
good story that needs to get out to a wider audience."
--AUP's academic referee
"The book is timely in the U.S. coming as it does on the heels of the Vioxx episode and in the midst of active discussion about drug safety reform." --Epidemiology Monitor