A medication error can be a complex, devastating occurrence.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration defines a medication error as “any preventable event that may cause or lead to inappropriate medication use or patient harm while the medication is in the control of the health care professional, patient, or consumer. Such events may be related to professional practice, health care products, procedures, and systems, including prescribing; order communication; product labeling, packaging, and nomenclature; compounding; dispensing; distribution; administration; education; monitoring; and use.”
You, however, may define a medication error as an unfortunate event that negatively, permanently changed your life of the life of someone you know.
A medication error can be a complex, devastating occurrence. Rely on the team at Fellerman & Ciarimboli to help you and your family recover from the consequences.