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Formal medicine reconciliation within the emergency department reduces the medication error rates for emergency admissions
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    Medicines Reconciliation in Acute Medicine

    We read with interest the work by Mills and Crawford regarding timely medicines reconciliation. We have seen similar results in the acute medical department.

    The presence of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and a formalised medicines reminder system for junior doctors in acute medicine also significantly improves the rate of medicines reconciliation in the first 24 hours of an in-patient stay.

    Dr Tom...

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