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Journal Article

Discrepancies between in-home interviews and electronic medical records on regularly used drugs among home care clients.

Tiihonen M, Nykänen I, Ahonen R, et al. Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety. 2016;25:100-5.

In this study, 8 out of 10 older home care patients in Finland had discrepancies between the medications they reported taking and those listed in their electronic medical record. Approximately 40% of these discrepancies were considered clinically important.