Don’t forget other medical suppliersBMJ 2011; 343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d7027 (Published 01 November 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d7027
- David Summers, consultant radiologist1
- 1Department of Neuroradiology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
Big drug companies are the largest and most conspicuous market sector engaging in these practices,1 but there is also a huge industry in medical supplies, including joint prostheses, surgical implants, and endovascular catheters and devices.
The largesse these firms exhibit is impressive—the fact that …