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Journal Article
Study

Language barriers to prescriptions for patients with limited English proficiency: a survey of pharmacies.

Bradshaw M, Tomany-Korman S, Flores G. Pediatrics. 2007;120:e225-35.

Health literacy remains a concern in reducing medication errors. This study discovered that only half of surveyed pharmacies provide non-English prescription labels or accompanying education to patients in need, highlighting the potential for errors.