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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article

'I think this medicine actually killed my wife': patient and family perspectives on shared decision-making to optimize medications and safety.

Mangin D, Risdon C, Lamarche L, et al. Therapeutic advances in drug safety. 2019;10:2042098619838796.

This focus group study assessed patient perspectives on medication decisions. Investigators identified themes of patients' lived experience, the relationship between prescriber and patient, and the medical system as the key factors that influenced medication discussions. The authors call for more patient engagement to enhance medication safety.