Prescription Instructions Confuse Even Educated Patients

Following instructions to take multiple medications a day is a complex task that led 85% of patients in a study to incorrectly administer doses. Now researchers are calling for a Universal Medication Scheduling system.

1 comments on "Prescription Instructions Confuse Even Educated Patients"
R. Patterson (3/2/2011 at 4:00 PM)

This article seems to imply that this is a patient problem not a physician problem. Try learning how to communicate. Seems to go along with physicians that make diagnosis only based on clinical test, not talking with patient. Also, why not try to reduce the number of medications? Do you really need 20 medications?


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