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Preventing medication errors in transitions of care: a patient case approach.

Johnson A, Guirguis E, Grace Y. Preventing medication errors in transitions of care: A patient case approach. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2015;55(2):e264-e276. doi:10.1331/JAPhA.2015.15509

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March 25, 2015
Johnson A, Guirguis E, Grace Y. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2015;55(2):e264-276.

Transitions in hospitals are vulnerable to medication errors due to poor communication. Spotlighting medication reconciliation as an improvement strategy, this review recommends that pharmacists utilize a standard process to ensure that the correct medication information follows patients throughout their hospital stay and discharge to prevent errors.

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Johnson A, Guirguis E, Grace Y. Preventing medication errors in transitions of care: A patient case approach. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2015;55(2):e264-e276. doi:10.1331/JAPhA.2015.15509