Miranda R. Andrus

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Illiteracy has become an increasingly important problem, especially as it relates to health care. A national survey found that almost half of the adult population has deficiencies in reading or computation skills. Literacy is defined as the basic ability to read and speak English, whereas functional health literacy is the ability to read, understand, and(More)
UNLABELLED The Joint Commission continues to emphasize the importance of medication reconciliation in all practice settings. Pharmacists and student pharmacists are uniquely trained in this aspect of patient care, and can assist with keeping accurate and complete medication records through patient interview in the outpatient setting. OBJECTIVE The(More)
BACKGROUND Medication reconciliation in the outpatient setting is an important part of preventing medication errors, and is mandated by the Joint Commission. OBJECTIVE To describe and quantify medication reconciliation efforts by student pharmacists in an outpatient family medicine center. METHODS A retrospective review was conducted of medication(More)
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