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Primary care medication safety surveillance with integrated primary and secondary care electronic health records: a cross-sectional study.

Akbarov A; Kontopantelis E; Sperrin M; Stocks SJ; Williams R; Rodgers S; Avery A; Buchan I; Ashcroft DM.

This cross-sectional study of patient records found that linked primary and secondary care data provides a more robust surveillance of medication safety. Older patients and those prescribed multiple medications were at highest risk for prescribing hazards.