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.

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