Accurately communicating personal information to health care providers can help to prevent medical errors. One easy method involves keeping a list of current medications and dosages, including those for over-the-counter products, herbals and supplements.
You can take a proactive step in your future health care by creating such a list, carrying it in your wallet or purse, and sharing it with your providers.
Follow the links below to download and create a Medication Safety Wallet Card or Medication Safety Form.
Source: Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council