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  • Published August 2012

Discontinuation of antihyperglycemic therapy after acute myocardial infarction: medical necessity or medical error?

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A retrospective chart review revealed that approximately 1 in 8 patients with diabetes was discharged without any antihyperglycemic therapy following acute myocardial infarction. Almost 90% of these omissions lacked justification, suggesting widespread errors in medication reconciliation.

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