The FDA, on February 25, 2015 issued a new safety announcement for the revision of the label for diabetic pens and packaging of multiple doses to carry a warning label stating, “For single patient use only”.
Each year, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) reviews the recommended adult (anyone over 18 years old) and children 18 years and younger, immunization schedule to ensure that the schedules reflects current recommendations for the licensed vaccines.
The medical literature is replete with observations that primary care practitioners often do not follow clinical practice guidelines. The spectrum of reports includes deviation from recommendations for recognition , prevention , and treatment  of multiple conditions by multiple specialties.
Health Literacy: Healthcare Communication Competency for the Patient, Family & Clinician. Health literacy is the ability of an individual to understand basic health information and treatment strategies needed to self-manage health. A survey completed by the AMA-MSS Subcommittee on Health Literacy found that the strongest predictor of an individual’s health status is not associated with age, education, or income, but rather, based on literacy skills.