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A qualitative study of patient involvement in medicines management after hospital discharge: an under-recognised source of systems resilience.

Fylan B, Armitage G, Naylor D, et al. BMJ quality & safety. 2018;27:539-546.

Patient engagement can improve identification and prevention of medication errors. This qualitative study interviewed cardiology patients about their experiences managing medications after being discharged from hospitals in the United Kingdom. The authors described various types of patient engagement in medication management as sources of system resilience.