Medication reconciliation is a prerequisite for obtaining a valid medication review.

@article{BjeldbakOlesen2013MedicationRI,
  title={Medication reconciliation is a prerequisite for obtaining a valid medication review.},
  author={Mette Bjeldbak-Olesen and Anja Gadsb\olle Danielsen and Dorthe Vilstrup Tomsen and Tomas Joen Jakobsen},
  journal={Danish medical journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={60 4},
  pages={A4605}
}
INTRODUCTION The objective of this study was to compare medication reconciliation and medication review based on number, type and severity of discrepancies and drug-related problems (DRPs), denoted errors. MATERIAL AND METHODS This was a retrospective study conducted at the Department of Cardiology, Hillerød Hospital. Medication reconciliation compared the prescriptions in patient records, an electronic medication system (EMS) and in discharge summaries (DS). The medication review was based… CONTINUE READING
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