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Buying your Self on the Internet: Wrap Contracts and Personal Genomics

Andelka M. Phillips

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474422598
eISBN:
9781474476485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422598.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The personal genomics industry (aka direct-to-consumer genetic testing) has created a market for genetic tests as consumer services. This has taken genetic testing out of the clinic and into people’s ... More


Device-ive Maneuvers: FDA’s Risk Assessment of Bifurcated Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

Elizabeth R. Pike and Kayte Spector-Bagdady

in FDA in the Twenty-First Century: The Challenges of Regulating Drugs and New Technologies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171182
eISBN:
9780231540070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171182.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

The past decade has seen the emergence of bifurcated direct-to-consumer genetic testing entities—entities that either sequence genomic material (producing a list of a person’s As, Ts, Cs, and Gs) or ... More


Direct-to-Consumer Advertising: Status Quo and Suggestions to Enhance the Delivery of Independent Medication Information

Wolf-Dieter Ludwig and Gisela Schott

in Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) of prescription drugs has become a focus of public policy concern and academic research. Through it, pharmaceutical companies influence major parts of the health ... More


Appropriating Disorder

Joseph E. Davis

in Chemically Imbalanced: Everyday Suffering, Medication, and Our Troubled Quest for Self-Mastery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226686547
eISBN:
9780226686714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226686714.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

All the neuroscience talk in psychiatry has fed a widespread assumption that people look to medication and speak of their suffering in terms of neurobiology because they have been schooled in ... More


Do Biosensors Biomedicalize? Sites of Negotiation in DNA-Based Biosensing Data Practices

Mette Kragh-Furbo, Adrian Mackenzie, Maggie Mort, and Celia Roberts

in Quantified: Biosensing Technologies in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034173
eISBN:
9780262334549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034173.003.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter analyses what happens to data in 'direct-to-consumer' genetic tests. The distributed forms of work surrounding this data make it anything but ‘direct-to-consumer’. The chapter addresses ... More


Medicine-Chest Roulette

Nancy Tomes

in Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622774
eISBN:
9781469622798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622774.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the careless use of prescription drugs such as Accutane in what Steve Findlay called “medicine-chest roulette.” In his May 1988 article in the U.S. News and World Report, ... More


The Use of Evidence: Federal Regulation of Prescription Drugs and Medical Devices

Carol M. Ashton and Nelda P. Wray

in Comparative Effectiveness Research: Evidence, Medicine, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199968565
eISBN:
9780199346080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968565.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is statutorily responsible for ensuring that prescription drugs and medical devices meet evidential standards for safety and efficacy before they are approved ... More


Introduction

Frank A. Sloan and Hirschel Kasper

in Incentives and Choice in Health Care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195775
eISBN:
9780262283816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195775.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book focuses on the role of incentives in health and health care decision making. Drawing on various concepts and empirical findings, it explores how incentives affect the behavior of patients, ... More


Direct-to-Consumer Advertising in Health Care: An Overview of Economic Issues

Ernst R. Berndt and Julie M. Donohue

in Incentives and Choice in Health Care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195775
eISBN:
9780262283816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195775.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) of prescription drugs in the United States and New Zealand and its economic effects on health care. It looks at the major issues that are ... More


Dressing Dada and the Rise of Flea Markets

Jennifer Le Zotte

in From Goodwill to Grunge: A History of Secondhand Styles and Alternative Economies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631905
eISBN:
9781469631929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631905.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the economic, cultural, and demographic supports for the rise of flea markets during the interwar period. I introduce the duality of secondhand consumer motivations, as well as ... More


Forensic Genetics, Ethics, Privacy, and Public Policy

Thomas J. White and Steven B. Lee

in Silent Witness: Forensic DNA Evidence in Criminal Investigations and Humanitarian Disasters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190909444
eISBN:
9780197539958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909444.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Chapter 15 covers various ethical issues associated with the use of DNA methods for forensic analyses and human rights investigations. Topics include informed consent and storage issues for samples ... More


Pharmaceutical Marketing

Stuart O. Schweitzer and Z. John Lu

in Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy: Perspectives, Promises, and Problems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190623784
eISBN:
9780190623814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623784.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The pharmaceutical industry has been heavily criticized for the amount it spends, as well as for the tactics it uses to promote drugs. This chapter begins by providing an overview of pharmaceutical ... More


The Age of Personalized Medicine—From Patients to Consumers: The Digital Environment, Clickwrap Contracts, and Implications for Autonomy

Andelka M Phillips

in Philosophical Foundations of Medical Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198796558
eISBN:
9780191837814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796558.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

How many online contracts have you entered into this year and how many of those did you actually read? This chapter explores the impact that the designed environment of websites and electronic ... More


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