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Development of a core drug list towards improving prescribing education and reducing errors in the UK.

Baker E, Pryce Roberts A, Wilde K, et al. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 2010;71.

In this British study, investigators reviewed prescribing records to develop a list of the 100 most frequently prescribed medications by resident physicians. This list included most of the medications associated with adverse events in geriatric patients and will be used to plan educational efforts around prescribing safety.