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Journal Article
Study

An evaluation of a collaborative, safety focused, nurse–pharmacist intervention for improving the accuracy of the medication history.

Henneman EA, Tessier EG, Nathanson BH, et al. Journal of patient safety. 2014;10:88-94.

Medication reconciliation efforts depend on obtaining an accurate medication history at the time of the clinical encounter. In this study, use of a structured tool by student nurses improved the accuracy of the medication history at hospital admission and was associated with fewer inadvertent medication omissions.