Minimize Confusion With "As-Needed" or "PRN" Sigs
You can help prevent problems with "prn" meds on med histories.
We're used to seeing certain meds with as-needed directions...such as an albuterol inhaler for shortness of breath or sumatriptan for a migraine.
But this can sometimes cause confusion at transitions of care. Take steps to clarify use of prn home meds.