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Physician patient communication failure facilitates medication errors in older polymedicated patients with multiple comorbidities.

Mira JJ, Orozco-Beltrán D, Pérez-Jover V, et al. Physician patient communication failure facilitates medication errors in older polymedicated patients with multiple comorbidities. Fam Pract. 2013;30(1):56-63. doi:10.1093/fampra/cms046.

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September 12, 2012
Mira JJ, Orozco-Beltrán D, Pérez-Jover V, et al. Fam Pract. 2013;30(1):56-63.

This survey of older adults who were taking more than five prescription medications daily found a strong association between poor physician–patient communication and an increased risk of patient-reported medication errors.

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Mira JJ, Orozco-Beltrán D, Pérez-Jover V, et al. Physician patient communication failure facilitates medication errors in older polymedicated patients with multiple comorbidities. Fam Pract. 2013;30(1):56-63. doi:10.1093/fampra/cms046.