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Cater SW, Luzum M, Serra AE, et al. J Emerg Med. 2015;48:230-8.
Medication reconciliation performed by clinical pharmacists in emergency departments has been shown to improve admission medication regimen accuracy. This prospective cohort study examined whether a similar effect may be seen with pharmacy technicians reviewing medications prior to admission. However, the program did not result in any significant reductions in medication errors.
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