Benzodiazepine prescription regulation. Autonomy and outcome.

  title={Benzodiazepine prescription regulation. Autonomy and outcome.},
  author={R. Glass},
  volume={266 17},
  • R. Glass
  • Published 1991
  • Medicine
  • JAMA
  • Among the festering issues in the current turmoil of health care policy in the United States, two of the most hotly debated are physician autonomy and the use of outcome measures to assess quality of care. Physicians generally resent intrusions on their professional autonomy and often cite such intrusions by government regulations and managed-care insurance programs as major sources of dissatisfaction. Preserving the freedom to exercise clinical judgments on behalf of individual patients, with… CONTINUE READING
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