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Recent trends in dubious and quack medical devices

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Regulation, Business Opportunities, and Energy

Recent trends in dubious and quack medical devices

joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulation, Business Opportunities, and Energy of the Committee on Small Business and the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, Washington, DC, April 9, 1992.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Regulation, Business Opportunities, and Energy

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical instruments and apparatus industry -- Corrupt practices -- United States.,
    • Medical care -- Corrupt practices -- United States.,
    • Quacks and quackery -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .S675 1992a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 309 p. :
      Number of Pages309
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1352870M
      ISBN 10016039080X
      LC Control Number92243836

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Recent trends in dubious and quack medical devices by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Regulation, Business Opportunities, and Energy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Recent trends in dubious and quack medical devices: joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Regulation, Business Opportunities, and Energy of the Committee on Small Business and the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, Washington, DC, April 9, In Quack.

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The Museum of Questionable Medical Devices had more than quack medical devices in their a small museum, it featured the largest display of quack devices in the U.S.

About two-thirds of our collection was on permanent loan from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Bakken Library, the American Medical Association, and the St. Louis Science Center. In Quack. Tales of Medical Fraud from the Museum of Questionable Medical Devices, curator Bob McCoy shares his collection of the hilarious, horrifying, and preposterous medical devices that have been foisted upon the public in their quest for good health.

From the Prostate Gland Warmer to the Recto Rotor, from the Nose Straightener to the Wonder Electric Generator, these implements.

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