By Professor Nora Jacobson
Organized either chronologically and thematically, this booklet examines the background of breast implant know-how from 1895 to 1990, together with the controversies that erupted within the early Nineties over the defense of the units and the nutrition and Drug Administration's rules in their use. Jacobson examines such themes as politics and bias in clinical perform and the position of bureaucracies, agencies, and governments in setting up coverage and regulating implant technology.
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The FDA had demonstrated a preference for scientific data as the standard for its decisions. It was clear, however, that the scientific validity of these evidences would be contested. Was one person's story of suffering data or anecdote? Could the manufacturers' claims for their proprietary data be trusted, or was science necessarily something public? What value did history have in making determinations of risk and benefit? The interests of the players involved in these questions were also revealed.
Witnesses at the hearing presented various types of evidencepersonal narrative, "solid science," history. The FDA had demonstrated a preference for scientific data as the standard for its decisions. It was clear, however, that the scientific validity of these evidences would be contested. Was one person's story of suffering data or anecdote? Could the manufacturers' claims for their proprietary data be trusted, or was science necessarily something public? What value did history have in making determinations of risk and benefit?
My aim was not to draw authoritative conclusions about the contested realities of implants, but to look at how those realities were constructed, by whom, and for what purposes. Both my approach and the topic were somewhat unorthodox for a student at a quantitatively oriented, very positivist school of public health. I spent a lot of time explaining what I was not doing. I was not doing epidemiology, designing a study to assess the truth of women's claims of harm. I was not doing psychological or behavioral research, seeking to find a model that could explain why women wanted implants.