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Prescribed : writing, filling, using, and abusing the prescription in modern America  Cover Image Book Book

Prescribed : writing, filling, using, and abusing the prescription in modern America / edited by Jeremy A. Greene and Elizabeth Siegel Watkins.

Greene, Jeremy A., 1974- (Added Author). Watkins, Elizabeth Siegel. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781421405063 (hdbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781421405070 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1421405067 (hdbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1421405075 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: x, 329 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-320) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Goofball panic : barbiturates, "dangerous" and addictive drugs, and the regulation of medicine in postwar America / Nicolas Rasmussen -- Pharmacological restraints : antibiotic prescribing and the limits of physician autonomy / Scott H. Podolsky -- "Eroding the physician's control of therapy" : the post-war politics of the prescription / Dominique A. Tobbell -- Deciphering the prescription : pharmacists and the patient package insert / Elizabeth Siegel Watkins -- The right to write : prescription and nurse practitioners / Julie A. Fairman -- The best prescription for women's health : feminist approaches to well-woman care / Judith A. Houck -- "Safer than aspirin" : the campaign for over-the-counter oral contraceptives and emergency contraceptive pills / Heather Munro Prescott -- The prescription as stigma : opioid pain relievers and the long walk to the pharmacy counter / Marcia L. Meldrum -- Busted for blockbusters : "scrip mills," quaalude, and prescribing power in the 1970s / David Herzberg -- The afterlife of the prescription : the sciences of therapeutic surveillance / Jeremy A. Greene.
Subject: Prescription writing > United States > History.
Prescription writing > Law and legislation > United States.
Substance abuse > United States > History.
Prescriptions > History > United States.
Government Regulation > History > United States.
History, 20th Century > United States.
Professional Autonomy > United States.
Substance-Related Disorders > history > United States.

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