Unintended medication discrepancies at the time of hospital admission.

@article{Cornish2005UnintendedMD,
  title={Unintended medication discrepancies at the time of hospital admission.},
  author={Patricia L Cornish and Sandra R. Knowles and Romina Marchesano and Vincent T. Y. Tam and Steven B Shadowitz and David N Juurlink and Edward E. Etchells},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={165 4},
  pages={424-9}
}
BACKGROUND Prior studies suggest that unintended medication discrepancies that represent errors are common at the time of hospital admission. These errors are particularly worthy of attention because they are not likely to be detected by computerized physician order entry systems. METHODS We prospectively studied patients reporting the use of at least 4 regular prescription medications who were admitted to general internal medicine clinical teaching units. The primary outcome was unintended… CONTINUE READING
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