News that Makes You Want to Avoid Doctors

High on the list of items that makes you want to avoid doctors: I recently read an item in AMA MorningRounds that many doctors fail to following treatment guidelines when they prescribe opioids such as oxycodone (Oxycontin) and hydrocodone with acetaminopen (Vicodin) for pain. Some doctors fail to provide adequate monitoring leading to excessive risk for addiction and possibly fatal overdose. And […]