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Medication errors when transferring elderly patients between primary health care and hospital care

  • At: 2004 FIP Congress in New Orleans (USA)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: ERIKSSON, Tommy (Apoteket AB, Hospital Pharmacy, Lund, Sweden)
  • Co-author(s): Midlöv (Department Clin Pharmacol, Sweden)
    Bergkvist (Apoteket AB, LUND, Sweden)
    Bondesson (Department Clin Pharmacol, Sweden)
    Höglund (Department Clin Pharmacol, Sweden)
  • Abstract:

    Aim: To evaluate the frequency and nature of errors in medication when patients are transferred between primary and secondary care.

    Methods- Elderly primary health care patients (>65 years) living in nursing homes or in their own homes with care from the community nursing system who had been admitted to one of two hospitals in southern Sweden,..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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