Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Prosecutors, some doctors clash over painkillers

Myra Christopher, president of the Center for Practical Bioethics in Kansas City, Mo., said most government prosecutions appear to be well-founded but that the enforcement is having a "chilling effect" in the legitimate prescribing of painkillers.

"Physicians are very sensitive about these cases and when these cases get a lot of media attention ... it compels them to believe their fears are right," said Christopher

Link to article here.



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