Prescribing practices and the prescription drug epidemic: physician intervention strategies.

Abstract

Prescription drug abuse is increasingly recognized as the United States' fastest growing drug problem, rising dramatically since the early 2000s, and particularly affecting adolescents and young adults. Federal officials are urging legislation to educate physicians about the use and effects of potent narcotics, which are increasingly being prescribed for… (More)

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@article{Smith2012PrescribingPA, title={Prescribing practices and the prescription drug epidemic: physician intervention strategies.}, author={D. Alastair Smith}, journal={Journal of psychoactive drugs}, year={2012}, volume={44 1}, pages={68-71} }