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Healthy Skepticism Library item: 6960

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Publication type: Journal Article

Gifts: a transcript of a television report
MaLAM International News 2000 Sep-Oct; 18:(9-10):1-4


Gifts from drug companies are influencing the way that doctors prescribe. These gifts take the form of educational seminars in exotic locations and are driving up drug costs in Australia.

*analysis/Australia/developed countries/ gift giving/ relationship between medical profession and industry/ quality of prescribing/ drug company sponsored meals and travel/ETHICAL ISSUES IN PROMOTION: GIFT GIVING/EVALUATION OF PROMOTION: INFLUENCE TECHNIQUES/INFLUENCE OF PROMOTION: PRESCRIBING, DRUG USE/PROMOTION AND HEALTH NEEDS: PROMOTION IN DEVELOPED COUNTRIES


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