Special Journal Issue on Women and Medication Safety Is Available Online

The Journal of Women’s Health has published a special issue on improving the use and safety of medications in women, which was edited by Rosaly Correa-de- Araujo, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D., AHRQ’s Senior Advisor for Women’s Health. The articles in this issue were based on discussions at an expert meeting called by Dr. Correa- de-Araujo to highlight gender differences in medication use. Topics of the articles include evidence for gender and racial differences in drug response, the role of biological rhythms in medication safety for women, geriatric pharmacotherapy, and strategies for reducing the risk of medication errors in women.
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