TITLE

HARM REDUCTION IN THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM: THE LEGALITY OF PRESCRIBING AND DISPENSING SYRINGES TO DRUG USERS

AUTHOR(S)
Burris, Scott; Lurie, Peter; Ng, Mitzi
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Winter2001, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the legality of prescribing and dispensing syringes to drug users in the United States. Effect of the criminal justice approach to drug use and syringe availability; Circumstances of virus transmission; Analysis of the rights of physicians to legally prescribe sterile injection equipment to patients.
ACCESSION #
4847271

 

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