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Poor drug history documentation in admission medical notes: clerking prompts and junior doctor education alone do not significantly reduce errors


Abstract Introduction: Poor drug history documentation on admission may lead to medication errors; a leading cause of avoidable harm. Aims: To assess the quality of drug histories in the notes of patients admitted to an emergency assessment unit and impact of interventions to improve documentation. Methods: Data were collected on…

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