Physicians and Nurses Have Similar Prescribing Habits

 ADHD in the News 2016-06-30

Nurse practitioners who have the authority to prescribe controlled substances in the form of mental health drugs have prescribing patterns similar to physicians, new research shows...Dr Klein and her colleagues assessed the prescribing patterns of generalists (family, pediatrics) and specialists (psychiatry) who treated Medicaid patients in Oregon with attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in 2012.