Evidence of addiction by anesthesiologists as documented by hair analysis.

@article{Kintz2005EvidenceOA,
  title={Evidence of addiction by anesthesiologists as documented by hair analysis.},
  author={Pascal Kintz and Marion Villain and V{\'e}ronique Dumestre and Vincent Cirimele},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  year={2005},
  volume={153 1},
  pages={
          81-4
        }
}
Chemical dependency is a disease that can affect all professions. Among the health care professionals, anesthesiologists represent a specific group. Numerous factors have been proposed to explain the high incidence of drug abuse among anesthesiologists. These include: easy access to potent drugs, particularly narcotics, highly addictive potential of agents with which they are in contact, and easy diversion of these agents since only small doses will initially provide an effect desired by the… CONTINUE READING
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