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Secret Remedies

The WSMA believes that it is unethical for a physician to prescribe, dispense, administer, or promote the use of any drug whose content or effect are unknown to him/her or to refuse to inform the patient (or his/her legal representative) about the identity and purpose of any drug which he/she has prescribed, dispensed, or administered to the public. (JC 2.17-87) (Reaffirmed A-17)

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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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