New U.S. Study Finds Patients Are Rarely Told About Medication Errors

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A new U.S. study published by Critical Care Medicine reveals that patients are rarely told about mistakes with their medicines, an announcement that is likely to come as a big surprise to most patients and families. The researchers relayed that most medication mistakes did not harm patients, but those that did were more likely to happen with ICU (intensive care units) patients and their families.

For more information and to read the entire article, visit Reuters online here.

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