Ways You Can Help Your Family Prevent Medical Errors!


Subject:
Health , Consumer Research & Advocacy , Patient Advocacy , Patient Education , Health Care

Description:
Illustrated, easy-to-understand suggestions for preventing medical errors such as getting the wrong medicine, taking the wrong amount of medicine, getting sick from staying in the hospital, and doctors operating on the wrong part of the body. Includes links to related fact sheets and other resources on medical errors and patient safety. Also available in Spanish. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Publisher:
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.ahrq.gov/consumer/5tipseng/5tips.htm


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