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AND THEY SHOULD BE: Chronic pain patients angry over ‘opioid contracts.’…

AND THEY SHOULD BE: Chronic pain patients angry over ‘opioid contracts.’ Read more detail on Recent Law Professor posts –

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Suboxone Practice: Family Practice and General Physicians Need to be Vigilant in Treating Patients. Case Study: Five Physicians Charged with Unlawfully Prescribing and Distributing Buprenorphine

With all the emphasis on treatment for those who have opioid dependency or addiction issues, more physicians are becoming prescribers of buprenorphine (known as Subutex and Suboxone). This is an area where providers should be careful especially if they are not addiction specialists. There … Continue reading

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Star UIC Child Psychiatrist Put Patients at Risk for Bipolar Disorder Research

The University of Illinois at Chicago and Dr. Nagamani ‘Mani’ Pavuluri, widely considered an expert on bipolar disorder in children, have both been accused of violating medical ethics during a clinical study that studied the affects of lithium on children … Continue reading

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“Is curing patients a sustainable business model?” Goldman Sachs analysts ask

Enlarge / The Goldman Sachs bank logo is seen reflected on the screen of a mobile phone in this photo illustration on November 15, 2017. (credit: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images) One-shot cures for diseases are not great for business—more … Continue reading

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How to Respond to a Patient’s Discriminatory Request for a Different Clinician

My latest column for the April 10 ASCO Post addresses "How to Respond to a Patient’s Discriminatory Request for a Different Clinician." This is my fifth column for the Law and Ethics in Oncology series. More are already in the queue. … Continue reading

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