The pharmaceutical industry and healthcare practitioners: communication, interaction and ethics

Ryan Joseph Fitzpatrick
This thesis aims to provide an analysis of the relationship between healthcare practitioners (HCPs) that prescribe drugs and how the pharmaceutical (pharma) industry develops and markets medications to influence HCPs1. We will employ 9 chapters to breakdown the various ways pharma interacts with HCPs, how and why they do so; and the impact these have on HCPs and the wider ethical and moral consequences for society. The thesis will conclude with recommendations and point to...
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