As pharmaceutical companies continue to promote drugs through advertisements on various media, there is a need for physicians to help patients conduct safe and responsible medical research at home. Additionally, polypharmacy leads to potential confusion and medication errors made at home. A list of answers from Frequently Asked Questions has been curated to be added to an "After Visit Summary" to help patients navigate their research on medication from home while they wait to discuss with their physician.
Hinesburg Family Health Center
Vermont, Polypharmacy, Drug Advertising, Evidence-Based Medicine, Medication Errors, Medication Communication
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Medical Education | Primary Care
Altman, Jeremy, "Improving Home Medication Literacy and Communication" (2022). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 837.