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Goldberg EM, Marks SJ, Merchant RC, et al. Acad Emerg Med. 2021;28:248-252.
This analysis found that only 23% of older adults in the Emergency Department had complete agreement between self-reported medications and pharmacy dispensing records. Over half of patients omitted antibiotics from self-report, which can result in adverse events, as antibiotics can have potentially fatal interactions with many medications.