Optimizing medication safety in the home.
LeBlanc RG, Choi J. Home Healthc Now. 2015;33:313-319.
Patients who receive home care services are vulnerable to adverse events, as they are generally chronically ill and take many prescribed medications. This preliminary study reports on a home care–based intervention to enhance medication safety through medication reconciliation and improving multidisciplinary communication.
Using medication reconciliation to prevent errors.
Sentinel Event Alert. January 25, 2006;(35):1-4.
What drugs do you take? Hospitals seek to collect better data and prevent errors.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal (Eastern edition). May 23, 2006:D1. [reprinted on Post-Gazette.com]
Fixing the medication reconciliation breakdown.
Starr D, West L. Most Wired Magazine. November 9, 2006.
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Medication reconciliation in ambulatory care: attempts at improvement.
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