Lack of patient knowledge regarding hospital medications.

  title={Lack of patient knowledge regarding hospital medications.},
  author={Ethan Cumbler and Heidi M Wald and Jean Kutner},
  journal={Journal of hospital medicine},
  volume={5 2},
BACKGROUND Patient involvement in preventing inpatient medication errors is predicated upon patient knowledge of their medications. However, there is little published on the accuracy of patient knowledge or understanding of their hospital medications. OBJECTIVE To assess hospitalized patients' knowledge of their hospital medications and attitudes towards involvement in the medication safety process while hospitalized. METHODS A cross-sectional study of 50 adult internal medicine inpatients… CONTINUE READING

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