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The Resource Autism's false prophets : bad science, risky medicine, and the search for a cure, Paul A. Offit

Autism's false prophets : bad science, risky medicine, and the search for a cure, Paul A. Offit

Label
Autism's false prophets : bad science, risky medicine, and the search for a cure
Title
Autism's false prophets
Title remainder
bad science, risky medicine, and the search for a cure
Statement of responsibility
Paul A. Offit
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the history of autism research and argues that the media and advocates have mislead the public in their declaration that childhood vaccinations are the cause of autism
Awards note
Association of American Publishers PROSE Award, 2008.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Offit, Paul A
Dewey number
618.92/85882
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RJ506.A9
LC item number
O34 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2008 L-324
  • WM 203.5
NLM item number
O32a 2008
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Autism
  • Vaccination of children
  • Medical misconceptions
  • Autism
  • Autistic Disorder
  • Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine
  • United States
  • Autism
  • Autism
  • Medical misconceptions
  • Vaccination of children
  • United States
  • Autism
  • Autism
  • Autism
Label
Autism's false prophets : bad science, risky medicine, and the search for a cure, Paul A. Offit
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0815/2008015832.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-284) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The tinderbox -- Lighting the fuse -- The implosion -- A precautionary tale -- Mercury rising -- Mercury falling -- Behind the mercury curtain -- Science in court -- Science and the media -- Science and society -- A place for autism -- Epilogue: "Next, on Oprah."
Control code
ocn221961980
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 298 pages
Isbn
9780231146364
Lccn
2008015832
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o221961980
  • (OCoLC)221961980
Label
Autism's false prophets : bad science, risky medicine, and the search for a cure, Paul A. Offit
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0815/2008015832.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-284) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The tinderbox -- Lighting the fuse -- The implosion -- A precautionary tale -- Mercury rising -- Mercury falling -- Behind the mercury curtain -- Science in court -- Science and the media -- Science and society -- A place for autism -- Epilogue: "Next, on Oprah."
Control code
ocn221961980
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 298 pages
Isbn
9780231146364
Lccn
2008015832
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o221961980
  • (OCoLC)221961980

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