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Journal Article
Review

Wrong administration route of medications in the domestic setting: a review of an underestimated public health topic.

Gualano MR, Lo Moro G, Voglino G, et al. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2021;Epub Jan 26.

Medication errors are a major source of preventable patient harm. Based primarily on data from national poison centers, this review summarizes the incidence self-administered medication errors in domestic settings and the role of healthcare professionals in ensuring that medication instructions are clear and understood by patients and caregivers.