1. Paramjit

    That these patients deserve all possible support for their substance use disorder is undeniable duty of healthcare providers. However, we tend to forget one important aspect of care and that is all healthcare relationships are agreements of mutual trust and collaborative decision-making. It cannot be one-sided. Both, patients and their healthcare providers, have to work to find solution to the problem patients have and like any relationship there has to be no cheating. Patients owe as much cooperation to the healthcare team as the team owes all support to alleviate health issues. If using illicit drugs is a crime, it is so even in the hospital.


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