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

Bradshaw M, Tomany-Korman S, Flores G. Language barriers to prescriptions for patients with limited English proficiency: a survey of pharmacies. Pediatrics. 2007;120(2):e225-35.

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August 22, 2007
Bradshaw M, Tomany-Korman S, Flores G. Pediatrics. 2007;120(2):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.

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Bradshaw M, Tomany-Korman S, Flores G. Language barriers to prescriptions for patients with limited English proficiency: a survey of pharmacies. Pediatrics. 2007;120(2):e225-35.