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Doctor disciplined for “grossly undertreating” pain

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 18 September 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:728
  1. Fred Charatan
  1. Florida

    In what seems to be the first such action in the United States, the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners has approved a disciplinary plan for a doctor who “grossly undertreated” pain in six patients between 1993 and 1998.

    The board is made up of nine doctors and two public members appointed by the governor of the state of Oregon …

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