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Advanced medication reconciliation: a systematic review of the impact on medication errors and adverse drug events associated with transitions of care.

Killin L, Hezam A, Anderson KK, et al. Advanced medication reconciliation: a systematic review of the impact on medication errors and adverse drug events associated with transitions of care. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. Epub 2021 Apr 1. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2021.03.011.

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June 16, 2021
Killin L, Hezam A, Anderson KK, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2021;47(7):438-451.

Medication errors at hospital discharge are a common cause of medication errors and adverse drug events (ADE). This review compared three types of discharge medication reconciliation: paper-based, electronic, and enhanced. Results suggest electronic medication reconciliation reduced the odds of a medication discrepancy or ADE, as compared to paper-based. Results were mixed on enhanced medication reconciliation.

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Killin L, Hezam A, Anderson KK, et al. Advanced medication reconciliation: a systematic review of the impact on medication errors and adverse drug events associated with transitions of care. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. Epub 2021 Apr 1. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2021.03.011.

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