• Legal Issues: Off-Label Uses

    4 monthes ago - By Surgical Aesthetics Magazine

    Legal, ethical and informed consent considerations when using products off-label. By Alex R. Thiersch, JD Using pharmaceuticals “off-label”-that is, in ways that are not specified by the United States Food and Drug Administration -is technically legal but somewhat controversial in aesthetic medicine. Decisions regarding off-label usage should be based on current standards of care, the best interest of the patient, and your own training and expertise within the medical field. Following are some important points to consider when examining the off-label use of prescription products in your...
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