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Journal Article

Improving adverse drug event detection in critically ill patients through screening intensive care unit transfer summaries.

Anthes AM, Harinstein LM, Smithburger PL, et al. Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety. 2013;22:510-6.

Medication errors are common when patients are transferred from the intensive care unit (ICU) to regular wards. This study used screening of ICU transfer summaries to detect these errors.