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The criminalization of medicine : America's war on doctors

Author: Ronald T Libby
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2008.
Series: Praeger series on contemporary health and living.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes how and why doctors have become political scapegoats, subject to "witch hunts and commando-style raids" by law enforcement, why society has let this happen and what can be done to end this unjust "war" on doctors.
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Libby, Ronald T.
Criminalization of medicine.
Westport, CT : Praeger Publishers, 2008
(DLC) 2007039096
(OCoLC)173469775
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald T Libby
ISBN: 9780313345470 0313345473 9780313345463 0313345465
OCLC Number: 191852168
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 209 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Decline in the status of doctors: the tragic case of Dr. Benjamin Moore --
Medical McCarthyism --
Prosecuting doctors: sexual harassment and creating crimes --
Judicial prejudice, state terrorism, and forced medication: the cases of Jeffrey J. Rutgard, M.D., George O. Krizek, M.D. and Charles T. Sell, D.D.S. --
Prosecutorial overreach: anti-kickback laws and the "Pinellas 14" --
DEA drug warriors: targeting doctors as drug dealers --
Witch-hunt for "drug-dealing" doctors: James Graves, M.D., and Frank Fisher, M.D. --
DEA show trial: "magical moments" and the comprehensive care conspiracy.
Series Title: Praeger series on contemporary health and living.
Responsibility: Ronald T. Libby.

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