A recent study showed a significant increase in patients’ proper use of pre-operative medications when they were provided with simple written instructions.
Hand hygiene for healthcare professionals and staff in hospitals and other healthcare facilities is a valuable strategy to reduce the spread of infection. But what about patients’ hand hygiene?
It is likely that a physician’s risk of liability is increased when a patient chooses not to seek care primarily due to cost.
Educating patients about their prescription medications and keeping medical records updated with prescription information both help to ensure patient safety.