Prevalence of over-the-counter and complementary medication use in the otolaryngology preoperative patient: A patient safety initiative

The Laryngoscope, 05/04/2012

The use of nonprescription medications in the otolaryngology preoperative population is very common, especially in the female patient. The most commonly reported medications are associated with serious potential complications, and awareness of their use is critical before the patient undergoes surgery.

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