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Healthy Skepticism Library item: 9986

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Publication type: Journal Article

Lexchin J.
Commentary: Nesiritide and Lessons Unlearned
Israeli Journal of Emergency Medicine 2005 Oct; 5:(4):69-72


Drawing from nesiritide and other recent case studies, the author describes problems associated
with prematurely adopting drugs, the seductive nature of the intermediate endpoint, and the influence of pharmaceutical industry marketing on clinical practice.

nesiritide, sponsorship, journal advertisements, intermediate endpoints, physician attitudes, pharmaceutical industry


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