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Tackling communication barriers between long-term care facility and emergency department transfers to improve medication safety in older adults.

Callinan SM, Brandt NJ. Tackling communication barriers between long-term care facility and emergency department transfers to improve medication safety in older adults. J Gerontol Nurs. 2015;41(7):8-13. doi:10.3928/00989134-20150616-04.

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September 2, 2015
Callinan SM, Brandt NJ. J Gerontol Nurs. 2015;41(7):8-13.

Highlighting risks associated with transitions of older patients between the emergency department and long-term care, this commentary describes strategies to improve communication, and subsequently medication safety, as these patients move from one care environment to another.

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Callinan SM, Brandt NJ. Tackling communication barriers between long-term care facility and emergency department transfers to improve medication safety in older adults. J Gerontol Nurs. 2015;41(7):8-13. doi:10.3928/00989134-20150616-04.