AMA Journal of Ethics®

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

AMA Journal of Ethics. June 2016, Volume 18, Number 6

Ethics Poll

Ethics and Mental Health

The Ethics Poll is a snapshot of the opinions of interested readers.

Content Question

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval means evidence demonstrates the safety and effectiveness of a drug for a specific disease or symptom for which it was tested. Which of the following does not characterize a legal “off-label” use of an FDA-approved drug?

For an analysis of ethical and legal considerations of “off-label” prescribing, see the June 2016 issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics.

Poll Question

Alcohol addiction is most effectively treated with

Find an answer to this question in the June 2016 issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics.

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