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Journal Article
Study

Medication histories in critically ill patients completed by pharmacy personnel.

Kram BL, Trammel MA, Kram SJ, et al. Ann Pharmacother. 2019;53(6):596-602.

This prospective uncontrolled intervention study found that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians were able to obtain a medication history for most critically ill patients. They uncovered a significant number of medication discrepancies that could lead to adverse drug events and recommend medication history-taking for all critically ill patients.