|March 2009 · Vol. 21, No. 03
Why off-label isn’t off base
You don’t bring greater liability upon yourself in a malpractice suit just because the case includes your off-label Rx
Dr. Mossman is director, Glenn M. Weaver Institute of Law and Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati College of Law, and volunteer professor of psychiatry and associate program director, Institute for Psychiatry and Law, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
This article is adapted from the February 2009 issue of Current Psychiatry, a Quadrant HealthCom Inc. publication.
The author reports no financial relationships relevant to this article.