Diversion of Drugs Within Healthcare Facilities, a Multiple-Victim Crime: Patterns of Diversion, Scope, Consequences, Detection,

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Dr. Keith Berge, an Anesthesiologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, reviews an article appearing in the July 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings’ on the increasing occurrence and awareness of drug diversion within the medical community, which can result in considerable harm to patients, hospitals, and healthcare workers. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00484-3/fulltext