Federal drug regulation

Federal Drug Regulations Contains unread posts, read the scenario below and answer, using complete sentences, the three questions. Barbara, a certified medical assistant, noted that her aunt, who suffered from chronic pain from a neck injury, carried two bottles of Percodan in her purse. “Two different doctors wrote prescriptions for me”, Barbara’s aunt confided, “but neither knows about the other. That’s the only way I can get enough medication to control my pain.”

1. If you were Barbara, would you report your aunt’s deception to the physicians named on her prescriptions?

2. What ethical advice would you give your aunt regarding Federal Drug Regulations?

3. How can physicians guard against such abuse by patients?

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