Published in Cardiovascular Week, February 15th, 2010
"Discrepancies between lists noted in admission letters, patient's personal medication lists, and medication histories were analyzed. Patients took a mean of 5 +/- 3 drugs. Nine percent of all drugs taken were only mentioned when a systematic medication history was obtained but were not stated in admission letters or on medication lists. Only 88% of admission letters reported the patient's medication. Twenty-one...
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