TITLE

LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES OF PHYSICIAN PRESCRIPTION AND PHARMACY SALE OF SYRINGES TO PATIENTS WHO INJECT ILLEGAL DRUGS

AUTHOR(S)
Burris, Scott
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Winter2001, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the legal and ethical issues of physician prescription and pharmacy sale of syringes to patients who inject illegal drugs in the United States. Dynamics of drug user-doctor relationship; Minimization of disease risk for injection drug users with the prescription; Physician's role in the cure of drug users.
ACCESSION #
4847262

 

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