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Medication Dosing Errors Continue to Rise in the U.S.

A recent report, published in the Journal of Toxicology, found that people in the United States are making errors in dosing medications at home. Healthcare providers should be cognizant of the need for patient and caregiver education in the proper administration of both prescribed and over-the-counter medications.

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Simple Written Instructions Improve Patient Compliance

A recent study showed a significant increase in patients’ proper use of pre-operative medications when they were provided with simple written instructions.

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Medication Adherence: A Physician’s Role

Ensuring that their patients are taking prescribed medications correctly is a major challenge faced by physicians today.

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