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Medication reconciliation

Abstract:

The process of medication reconciliation has five steps: list the patient’s current medications; list the medications currently needed; compare the lists; make a new list based on the comparison; communicate the new list to the patient and caregivers.


Medication reconciliation seems to have been first described in 2003. It was born of the observation that medication errors often occur when a patient moves from one place …

Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Reviewed (other)

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10.1136/bmj.i5336

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1139-655X
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Journal website
Volume:
356
Pages:
i5336
Publication date:
2017-01-13
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Pmid:
28087590
Source identifiers:
846617
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:846617
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uuid:12ee66c6-992b-4528-aac5-728cba88960f
Local pid:
pubs:846617
Deposit date:
2018-08-17

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