Sunday, June 17, 2007

Pain treatment and the fine line between therapy and felony

In this morning's NY Times Magazine:When Is a Pain Doctor a Drug Pusher?By TINA ROSENBERGPublished: June 17, 2007Those treating pain make subjective choices about dosage. When a doctor gets it wrong, is it a mistake or a felony?For a variety of reasons, and for a variety of patients (not only patients who have chronic and severe pain) and their doctors, the article includes some important facts,