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Psychiatrist is charged after 12 patient deaths

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: (Published 27 January 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i534
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. 1Montreal

A psychiatrist from Atlanta, Georgia, has been charged with prescribing pain drugs outside the usual course of professional practice after 12 of his patients died from drug overdoses.

Narendra Nagareddy was arrested when more than 40 agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration and other police agencies raided his office.

Clayton County police chief, Mike Register, told WSB-TV …

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