By Joanne Finnegan @ Fierce Healthcare
The murder of an Indiana doctor who was gunned down after he refused to prescribe opioids has shaken many physicians and left them wondering how they should react if faced with a potentially violent patient.
Todd Graham, M.D., was killed by the husband of a patient who had asked him earlier that day for opioids to treat her chronic pain. The man, who later killed himself, went back to confront Graham for refusing to prescribe the painkillers, tracked him down in a parking lot, pulled out a gun and shot him.
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