Journal Article

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

Cook H, Parson J, Brandt N. Journal of gerontological nursing. 2019;45:5-10.

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.