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Medication Errors – Do You Know Your Meds?

Hospital patients are unsure of drugs they are taking
A study found 44% of hospital patients believed they were being given a drug when, in fact, it had not been prescribed. Data showed 96% of patients could not remember one or more of the medications prescribed for them during their hospital stay. The lead researcher said communicating with patients can help add a layer of protection against medication errors. Yahoo!/HealthDay News (12/10)


December 11, 2009 - Posted by | drugs, healthcare | , , ,

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