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Simple intervention helps doctors communicate better when prescribing medications (5 basic facts to convey)

English: medications

English: medications (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

The EurkAlert article is here.

 

If the prescribing health care practitioner forgets, here they are

 

  • the medication’s name
  • its purpose
  • the directions for its use
  • the duration of use
  • the potential side effects

 

 

January 16, 2013 - Posted by | health care | , , , , ,

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