Doctors have horrible handwriting, but who knew it was dangerous? Handwritten opioid prescriptions have more mistakes, study finds

(Natural News) A study has revealed that a physician’s illegible handwriting may well affect the accuracy of opioid prescriptions and compromise patient safety. As part of the study, a team of researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has reviewed numerous opioid prescriptions for patients 18 years and older. The prescriptions have been processed at an outpatient pharmacy for…

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