Increase in Urine Testing Raises Ethical Questions

Alford_Dan-150x150New York Times
Daniel Alford, School of Medicine

As doctors try to ensure their patients do not abuse prescription drugs, they are relying more and more on sophisticated urine-screening tests to learn which drugs patients are taking and — just as important — which ones they’re not…

Expert quote:

“Some of those patients drop out of the practice and some of them stick around.”

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