Reducing medication regimen complexity: a controlled trial.

  title={Reducing medication regimen complexity: a controlled trial.},
  author={Andrew J. Muir and L. Lyeil Sanders and William E. Wilkinson and Kenneth A Schmader},
  journal={Journal of general internal medicine},
  volume={16 2},
OBJECTIVE To determine if a visual intervention (medication grid) delivered to physicians can reduce medication regimen complexity. DESIGN Nonrandomized, controlled trial. SETTING Veterans Affairs medical center. PATIENTS/PARTICIPANTS Eight hundred thirty-six patients taking at least 5 medications at the time of admission and the 48 teams of physicians and students on the general medicine inpatient service. INTERVENTION For intervention patients, a medication grid was created that… CONTINUE READING

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