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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Study

Toward increased patient safety? Electronic communication of medication information between nurses in home health care and general practitioners.

Lyngstad M, Melby L, Grimsmo A, et al. Home Health Care Manag Pract. 2013;25(5):203-211.

Safety issues, particularly medication errors, are common in patients receiving home health care. This study suggests that electronic communication between physicians and home care nurses may improve medication safety.