TITLE

Medical profiteering: the economics of methadone dispensation

AUTHOR(S)
Nosyk, Bohdan; Anis, Aslam H.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/26/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 11, p1093
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the economic trend on the access of methadone in the health care industry in Vancouver, British Columbia. He highlights the flow of methadone dispensation in pharmacies in the city, centering on the purpose of medical profiteering. He also regards the negative and positive aspects of making methadone readily available in the community. Furthermore, he concludes on the effectivity of medical profiteering of methadone to reduce multiple drug dependence.
ACCESSION #
39984025

 

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