The completeness of medication histories in hospital medical records of patients admitted to general internal medicine wards.

@article{Lau2000TheCO,
  title={The completeness of medication histories in hospital medical records of patients admitted to general internal medicine wards.},
  author={H. S. Lau and C. Florax and A. Porsius and A. de Boer},
  journal={British journal of clinical pharmacology},
  year={2000},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={
          597-603
        }
}
  • H. S. Lau, C. Florax, +1 author A. de Boer
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • British journal of clinical pharmacology
  • AIMS Accurate recording of medication histories in hospital medical records (HMR) is important when patients are admitted to the hospital. Lack of registration of drugs can lead to unintended discontinuation of drugs and failure to detect drug related problems. We investigated the comprehensiveness of medication histories in HMR with regard to prescription drugs by comparing the registration of drugs in HMR with computerized pharmacy records obtained from the community pharmacy. METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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