Utilizing pharmacy students in transitions-of-care services.
L'Hommedieu T, DeCoske M, Lababidi RE, Ladell N. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2015;72:1266-1268.
Miscommunication during transitions of care can contribute to medication errors. This commentary describes an initiative to involve pharmacy students in care transitions services. Although the authors found that scheduling and training the students for the program was a challenge, 30-day readmission rates were lower for patients who received transitions of care services with pharmacy students versus those who did not.
Improving heparin safety: a multidisciplinary invited conference.
Peterson C, Ham CW, Vanderveen T. Hosp Pharm. 2008;43:491-497.
Effectiveness of a pharmacist–nurse intervention on resolving medication discrepancies for patients transitioning from hospital to home health care.
Setter SM, Corbett CF, Neumiller JJ, Gates BJ, Sclar DA, Sonnett TE. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2009;66:2027-2031.
On higher ground: ethical reasoning and its relationship with error disclosure.
Cole AP, Block L, Wu AW. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22:580-585.
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