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Identifying potential medication discrepancies during medication reconciliation in the post-acute long-term care setting.

Cook H, Parson J, Brandt N. Identifying Potential Medication Discrepancies During Medication Reconciliation in the Post-Acute Long-Term Care Setting. J Gerontol Nurs. 2019;45(7):5-10. doi:10.3928/00989134-20190612-02.

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July 17, 2019
Cook H, Parson J, Brandt N. J Gerontol Nurs. 2019;45(7):5-10.

This medical record review study of patients admitted to long-term care following a hospitalization found that medication discrepancies were highly prevalent between the patients' home medication lists, hospital discharge summaries, the electronic health record, and the facility's initial physician order sheet. This work highlights the challenges of accurate medication reconciliation.

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Cook H, Parson J, Brandt N. Identifying Potential Medication Discrepancies During Medication Reconciliation in the Post-Acute Long-Term Care Setting. J Gerontol Nurs. 2019;45(7):5-10. doi:10.3928/00989134-20190612-02.