Journal Article

Improving medication management for patients: the effect of a pharmacist on post-admission ward rounds.

Fertleman M, Barnett N, Patel T. Quality & safety in health care. 2005;14:207-11.

This study examined the impact of active pharmacist involvement during daily rounds for new patients admitted to a general medicine inpatient service. The authors conclude that improvements in the accuracy, prescribing practices, and costs associated with pharmacist-driven medication management at admission can improve the safety of care.