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Medication reconciliation failures in children and young adults with chronic disease during intensive and intermediate care.

DeCourcey DD, Silverman M, Chang E, et al. Medication Reconciliation Failures in Children and Young Adults With Chronic Disease During Intensive and Intermediate Care. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017;18(4):370-377. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000001090.

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March 8, 2017
DeCourcey DD, Silverman M, Chang E, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017;18:370-377.

Medication reconciliation is critical to safe medication use. This prospective cohort study identified high rates of unintentional medication discrepancies among hospitalized children and young adults. The authors conclude that current medication reconciliation practices are inadequate to ensure medication safety.

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DeCourcey DD, Silverman M, Chang E, et al. Medication Reconciliation Failures in Children and Young Adults With Chronic Disease During Intensive and Intermediate Care. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017;18(4):370-377. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000001090.