HOW TO AVOID MEDICATION ERROR IN A HOSPITAL

Do not assume that a medication prescribed by a hospital physician is appropriate in every circumstance. You must ask the right questions before taking medications. There is an alarming reality: medication prescription error is prevalent, and harms thousands of people in the United States. One of the major causes of medication error is distraction. Physicians have many duties in a hospital, and being in a hurry can cause a lapse in judgment. Sometimes medication error occurs because of distortions in…

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