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AHRQ Patient Safety Network ► Preventing medication errors in transitions of care: a patient case approach.

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Preventing medication errors in transitions of care: a patient case approach.

Johnson A, Guirguis E, Grace Y. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2015;55:e264-e276.

Transitions in hospitals are vulnerable to medication errors due to poor communication. Spotlightingmedication reconciliation as an improvement strategy, this review recommends that pharmacists utilize astandard process to ensure that the correct medication information follows patients throughout their hospital stay and discharge to prevent errors.

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