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Medication errors' causes analysis in home care setting: a systematic review.

Dionisis S, Di Simone E, Liquori G, et al. Medication errors' causes analysis in home care setting: a systematic review. Public Health Nurs.  Epub 2021 Dec 31. doi: 10.1111/phn.13037

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February 9, 2022
Dionisi S, Di Simone E, Liquori G, et al. Public Health Nurs. 2021;Epub Dec 31.

Causes of medication errors occurring in home care may differ from those in the hospital setting. This systematic review identified three main risk factors for medication errors in the home: transition documentation, medication reconciliation, and communication among the multidisciplinary team. Most studies recommend involvement of a pharmacist as a member of the care team.

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Dionisis S, Di Simone E, Liquori G, et al. Medication errors' causes analysis in home care setting: a systematic review. Public Health Nurs.  Epub 2021 Dec 31. doi: 10.1111/phn.13037