Lack of patient knowledge regarding hospital medications.

@article{Cumbler2010LackOP,
  title={Lack of patient knowledge regarding hospital medications.},
  author={Ethan Cumbler and Heidi M Wald and Jean Kutner},
  journal={Journal of hospital medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={83-6}
}
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

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 28 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-9 of 9 references

Outpatient drug safety: new steps in an old direction.

Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety • 2007
View 1 Excerpt

Pharmacist involvement in a multidisciplinary inpatient medication education program.

American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists • 2003

Patient safety: what about the patient?

Quality & safety in health care • 2002
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…