Medication reconciliation and hypertension control.
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Medication reconciliation discrepancies—differences between the medical record and patient self-report of their antihypertensive medications—occurred in 75% of patients in this study. These discrepancies were associated with a higher likelihood of uncontrolled hypertension. Prior research has addressed the difficult question of medication reconciliation in ambulatory care.