Help Prevent Medication Mishaps

Mintz, Suzanne
June 2005
PN;Jun2005, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p82
Trade Publication
The article cites a study, which reveals that help prevents medication mishaps. Help Prevent medication mishaps as family caregivers play a significant role in ensuring safety as they interact with healthcare providers. They monitor their well-being and report symptoms. They advocate for their rights to treatment, and manage their medications. People who are chronically ill or have disabilities take more medications than any other group. But unfortunately, they are properly looked after by their respective doctors. The article seeks to highlight this very carelessness. It also outlines the role of help from their well-wishers, which finally prevents any mishap.


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