Medication Safety

Prior to their injuries, many brain injury survivors were in good health. As such, these individuals rarely had to devote significant attention to  the taking of  medication. After suffering a brain injury though, survivors are often faced with many new health conditions that require integration of a strict medication schedule into their daily life.

 
Taking medication is more than just “popping a pill.” The difference between proper and improper medication allocation adherence can literally be a life or death matter. The Institute for Safe Medication Practices has a wonderful, short brochure on medication safety that can benefit anyone taking medication. Click on the link below to access the brochure:

 

http://www.ismp.org/Newsletters/consumer/alerts/Brochure.asp

Learn about brain injury treatment services at the Transitional Learning Center: tlcrehab.org

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