QUALITY IMPROVEMENT REPORT Improving medication management for patients: the effect of a pharmacist on post-admission ward rounds

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Problem:Medication management in the NHS has been highlighted by the UK Department of Health as an area for improvement. Pharmacist participation on post-take (post-admission) ward rounds was shown to reduce medication errors and reduced prescribing costs in the USA and in UK teaching hospitals, which can contribute to improved medication management. We… (More)

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@inproceedings{Fertleman2005QUALITYIR, title={QUALITY IMPROVEMENT REPORT Improving medication management for patients: the effect of a pharmacist on post-admission ward rounds}, author={Michael Fertleman and Nancy P Barnett and T. Patel}, year={2005} }