article examines the impact of DTCA expansion on pharmaceutical expenditures, sales, and prices. The main findings are that broadcast DTCA have more influence on sales and prices than non-broadcast DTCA, and are responsible for the majority of a drug company's advertising expenditures. This paper will help to support our statement regarding DTCA issues in the grant proposal. The findings suggest that our focus should be directed towards stricter regulation of broadcast DTCA because it is the media which
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Over the last several years, pharmaceutical companies have launched a campaign style called Direct to Consumer Drug Advertising or known as DTCA. This campaign has led to a large increase of clinical examinations has led to a large increase in clinical examination and this makes the pharmaceutical companies happy and helps padding their pockets. Using this type of advertising, these drug companies allow details of a particular drug to spread to a potential patient and then most likely pushed by the
Annotated Bibliography: “Effective Methods of Communication amongst the Pharmaceutical Industry, the Public and All Those in Between” D'Arcy, E., & Moynihan, R. (2009). Can the relationship between doctors and drug companies ever be a healthy one?. International Journal Of Risk & Safety In Medicine, 21(4), 185-191. doi:10.3233/JRS-2009-0481 Is it ethical for a doctor to have a strong affiliation with a drug retailer? This question has raised several concerns. The relationship amongst doctors and
Regulations of Prescription Drug Advertising This particular morning, Sheri*, a Northeastern senior, is able to get out of bed. With difficulty, she pushes past the chronic pain in her back and shoulder muscles and manages to get dressed. The clothes she wears are not the trendy, youthful clothes of a normal 22-year-old girl in college, but instead a baggy grey sweat suit that hides the nearly 20-pound weight gain she is still trying to work off. She covers her face in makeup to conceal the painful
Preventative medicine comes with the potential for making our lives both better and worse. Today the world in which we live in has faced steady medicalization of daily existence. Many factors have contributed to the rise of medicalization. For instance the loss in religion, the increase of faith in science, rationality, progress, increased prestige and the power of the medical profession. The medical profession and the expansion of medical jurisdiction were prime movers for medicalization. Medicalization