PATIENT SAFETY PRIMERS
Unintended inconsistencies in medication regimens occur with any transition in care...
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Technical patient safety solutions for medicines reconciliation on admission of adults to hospital.
London, UK: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence; 2007.
Discrepancies between home medications listed at hospital admission and reported medical conditions.
Slain D, Kincaid SE, Dunsworth TS. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2008;6:161-166.
Managing Patients' Medicines after Discharge from Hospital.
London, UK: Care Quality Commission; October 2009. CQC-039-500-ESP-102009. ISBN: 9781845622442.
Pharmacist medication assessments in a surgical preadmission clinic.
Kwan Y, Fernandes OA, Nagge JJ, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2007;167:1034-1040.
Legality of technicians' involvement in medication reconciliation not clear.
Thompson CA. AJHP News. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2009;66:433-434.
Insufficient communication about medication use at the interface between hospital and primary care.
Glintborg B, Andersen SE, Dalhoff K. Qual Saf Health Care. 2007;16:34-39.
Health literacy and medication understanding among hospitalized adults.
Marvanova M, Roumie CL, Eden SK, Cawthon C, Schnipper JL, Kripalani S. J Hosp Med. 2011;6:488-493.
Reconcilable differences: correcting medication errors at hospital admission and discharge.
Vira T, Colquhoun M, Etchells E. Qual Saf Health Care. 2006;15:122-126.
Using medication reconciliation to prevent errors.
Sentinel Event Alert. January 25, 2006;(35):1-4.
The effect on medication errors of pharmacists charting medication in an emergency department.
Vasileff HM, Whitten LE, Pink JA, Goldsworthy SJ, Angley MT. Pharm World Sci. 2009;31:373-379.
Medication discrepancies in resident sign-outs and their potential to harm.
Arora V, Kao J, Lovinger D, Seiden SC, Meltzer D. J Gen Intern Med. 2007;22:1751-1755.
Medication reconciliation during internal hospital transfer and impact of computerized prescriber order entry.
Lee JY, Leblanc K, Fernandes OA, et al. Ann Pharmacother. 2010;44:1887-1895.
Drug-related problems in older people after hospital discharge and interventions to reduce them.
Garcia-Caballos M, Ramos-Diaz F, Jimenez-Moleon JJ, Bueno-Cavanillas A. Age Ageing. 2010;39:430-438.
Implementation of a specialized pharmacy team to monitor high-risk medications during discharge.
Martin ES III, Overstreet RL, Jackson-Khalil LR, McCollough HL, Meyer TA, Xu Q. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2013;70:18-21.
Assessment of a safety enhancement to the hospital medication reconciliation process for elderly patients.
Gizzi LA, Slain D, Hare JT, Sager R, Briggs F 3rd, Palmer CH. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2010;8:127-135.
Medication safety issue brief. Medication reconciliation.
American Hospital Association, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Hospitals and Health Networks. Hosp Health Netw. September 2005;79:33-34.
Impact of a pharmacist-facilitated hospital discharge program: a quasi-experimental study.
Walker PC, Bernstein SJ, Tucker Jones JN, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2009;169:2003-2010.
Healthcare 411. The Patient Perspective.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. September 29, 2010.
An observational study of changes to long-term medication after admission to an intensive care unit.
Campbell AJ, Bloomfield R, Noble DW. Anaesthesia.
Guiding Principles to Achieve Continuity in Medication Management.
Canberra, Australia: Australian Pharmaceutical Advisory Council; July 2005. ISBN: 0642825971.
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