TITLE

Controversies and Legal Issues of Prescribing and Dispensing Medications Using the Internet

AUTHOR(S)
Fung, Constance H.; Woo, Hawkin E.; Asch, Steven M.
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Feb2004, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p188
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the pros and cons of online pharmacies. Major categories; Recognition of increase of access, lower transaction and production cost and anonymity; Controversy over the presence of cyberdoctors; Possibility of dispensing drugs without prescriptions; Efforts of state and federal regulations to address the issues on patient endangerment and liabilities.
ACCESSION #
12136296

 

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