Medication accuracy and general practitioner referral letters.

@article{Carney2006MedicationAA,
  title={Medication accuracy and general practitioner referral letters.},
  author={Shane L. Carney},
  journal={Internal medicine journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={132-4}
}
Prescriber medication communication is a Quality Use of Medicines barrier. Medication information in General Practice (GP) referral letters to a physician was evaluated. Accuracy of medications taken and drug dose was respectively 63% and 84%, an overall accuracy rate of 58%. Complementary/over-the-counter medication documentation occurred in 26% of the… CONTINUE READING