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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Commentary

Incorporating indications into medication ordering—time to enter the age of reason.

Schiff GD, Seoane-Vazquez E, Wright A. The New England journal of medicine. 2016;375:306-9.

Clear communication during medication prescribing can enhance safety. This commentary advocates for indications-based prescribing coupled with health information technology as a way to improve team communication, medication reconciliation, and patient education and compliance.