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Patients Presenting Medication Lists Reduce the Risk of Error During Hospital Admission
Date:5/6/2010

ultiple medications (e.g., HIV, transplant regimens) and on high risk therapies (e.g., anticoagulation) and for patients transferring in to and out of the Intensive Care Unit where medication regimens frequently change.  The hospital has also created a nationally recognized toolkit, which includes an outline of successful practices, advice on developing or redesigning an existing medication reconciliation process and information to involve patients, families and caregivers in the medication reconciliation process.  The toolkit can be found online.  

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