ASHP introduces audio resource to help prevent verbal prescribingerrors

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Bethesda, MD-Verbal medication orders pose more risk for errors thanthose that are electronic or written, due to sound-alike drug names. Tolower that risk, ASHP has introduced "AudioMeds: Medication Use andPronunciation," the first audio/print guide to pronunciation of bothgeneric and brand names for nearly 200 frequently prescribed medications.

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