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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article

Predicting potential postdischarge adverse drug events and 30-day unplanned hospital readmissions from medication regimen complexity.

Schoonover H, Corbett CF, Weeks DL, et al. Journal of patient safety. 2014;10:186-91.

In this study, complex medication regimens were associated with much higher rates of post-discharge adverse events and 30-day readmissions. Discrepancies between hospital discharge and home medication lists were found in 90% of cases.