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posted on 2020-12-17, 15:51 authored by Karen Cardwell

· Potentially inappropriate prescribing is associated with increased risk of adverse events such as hospitalisation.

· Potentially inappropriate prescribing is particularly problematic when patients are discharged from hospital.

· Further research is required to identify how best to engage patients and support transitions of care.


History

Comments

This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced version of an article accepted for publication in Age and Ageing following peer review. The version of record [insert complete citation information here] is available online at: https://academic.oup.com/ageing/article/49/4/537/5848669 https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afaa065

Published Citation

Cardwell K. Reducing medication errors and transitions of care. Age and Ageing. 2020;49(4):537-539.

Publication Date

30 May 2020

PubMed ID

32474582

Department/Unit

  • General Practice
  • HRB Centre for Primary Care Research

Research Area

  • Population Health and Health Services

Publisher

Oxford University Press (OUP)

Version

  • Accepted Version (Postprint)