What patients want to know about their medications. Focus group study of patient and clinician perspectives.
Patients and clinicians each appear to have a different understanding of what and how much information patients should receive about medications, and feedback from patients can be used to develop patient-oriented treatment information.
Selling Sickness: How the World's Biggest Pharmaceutical Companies are Turning Us All into Patients
Sales Sickness reveals how widening the boundaries of illness and lowering the threshold for treatments is creating millions of new patients and billions in new profits, in turn threatening to bankrupt health-care systems all over the world.
Drugs in the news: an analysis of Canadian newspaper coverage of new prescription drugs.
- A. Cassels, M. A. Hughes, C. Cole, B. Mintzes, J. Lexchin, J. McCormack
- Medicine, Political ScienceCMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal…
- 29 April 2003
Concerns are raised about the completeness and quality of media reporting about new medications in Canada of 5 prescription drugs launched in Canada between 1996 and 2001 that received a high degree of media attention.
How well do Canadian media outlets convey medical treatment information?
- A. Cassels, J. Lexchin
- Medicine, Political ScienceOpen medicine : a peer-reviewed, independent…
- 21 April 2008
The results were consistent with those reported by Media Doctor Australia, which also found the highest percentage of Satisfactory scores for Novelty of Treatment and Disease-Mongering and the lowest-scoring criterion in the Australian study was Costs of Treatment, which similarly ranked near the bottom in the study.
Ideology and International Relations in the Modern World
- A. Cassels
- 15 November 1996
Raison d'etat Meets the Enlightenment The Birth of Ideology - The French Revolution Conservatives, Liberals and Nationalist Ideology Ideology and Realpolitik Ideology and Mass Democracy Ideology and…
Assessing the Effectiveness of Government and Industry Media Campaigns on Seniors' Perceptions of Reference-Based Pricing Policy
The pharmaceutical industry's campaign to rally seniors and health care providers against reference-based pricing was unsuccessful because Pharmacare's messages resonated more effectively with seniors'views on public health policy.
Providing evidence‐based information to patients in general practice and pharmacies: what is the acceptability, usefulness and impact on drug use?
- J. McCormack, L. Dolovich, J. Gray
- Medicine, Political ScienceHealth expectations : an international journal of…
- 1 December 2003
The acceptability, utility and impact of evidence‐based therapeutic guides on physicians, pharmacists and patients have not been well evaluated.
Reforming Private Drug Coverage in Canada: Inefficient Drug Benefit Design and the Barriers to Change in Unionized Settings
Italy's Austrian Heritage 1919-1946
Health Product Risk Communication: Is the message getting through?
This assessment focuses on identifying tools, evaluation methods, gaps in the literature, and barriers and facilitators to carrying out successful communication and evaluation activities in health risk communication.