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Pharmacist and prescriber responsibilities for avoiding prescription drug misuse.

Sun S, White BD. Pharmacist and prescriber responsibilities for avoiding prescription drug misuse. AMA J Ethics. 2021;23(6):E471-479.

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July 28, 2021
AMA J Ethics. 2021;23(6):E471-479.

The prescribing and provision of medications sought after for abuse carries with it a professional obligation to limit access to medications when requests are of uncertain origin. This article describes legal, cognitive, and organizational culture influences on safe prescribing of controlled substances.

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Sun S, White BD. Pharmacist and prescriber responsibilities for avoiding prescription drug misuse. AMA J Ethics. 2021;23(6):E471-479.

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