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Journal Article

Family-initiated dialogue about medications during family-centered rounds.

Benjamin JM, Cox ED, Trapskin PJ, et al. Pediatrics. 2015;135:94-101.

This observational study found that more than half of parents of hospitalized children initiated conversations about medications during family-centered rounds. Common topics included scheduling (i.e., frequency or duration) or adverse drug reactions. These results underscore the importance of patient engagement in medication use and safety.