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  • Take a picture of that vial…and other advice for “active patients”

    WBUR - 11/01/2012

    “I think the consumer needs to be vigilant. Much as they were with medication errors and prescription mis-fills, they now are more aware that they should understand the drug and how it’s used and who dispensed it and who made it.”

    When I heard Bill Gouveia say this during an interview about the meningitis outbreak, I stopped and stared at my radio. How are we, patients, supposed to be vigilant about the source of drugs doctors inject into us, sometimes when we’re out cold?

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