A prospective cohort study of medication reconciliation using pharmacy technicians in the emergency department to reduce medication errors among admitted patients.

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BACKGROUND The collection of a complete, verified medication history is essential to patient safety. The involvement of clinical pharmacists has been shown to improve the completeness and accuracy of medication histories; however, to our knowledge, involvement of pharmacy technicians has not been studied. OBJECTIVE Our aim was to determine whether… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2014.09.065

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@article{Cater2015APC, title={A prospective cohort study of medication reconciliation using pharmacy technicians in the emergency department to reduce medication errors among admitted patients.}, author={Sarah Wallace Cater and Matthew W. Luzum and Allison E Serra and Meredith H Arasaratnam and Debbie A. Travers and Ian Martin and Trent Wei and Jane H. Brice}, journal={The Journal of emergency medicine}, year={2015}, volume={48 2}, pages={230-8} }