Evaluating the effect of patient’s own medicines on medication history accuracy in a tertiary referral hospital.

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: DELFANTE, Brock (SCGH, Perth, Australia)
  • Co-author(s): Brock Delfante
    Rhonda Clifford
    Codey Jackson
    Caterina Nicotra
    Amy Swerlowycz
  • Abstract:

    Background

    An accurate medication history upon hospital admission improves patient health outcomes. When brought into hospital, Patient’s Own Medicines (POMs) provide a source of information for medication history-taking, and have been suggested to increase medication history accuracy. 

    Purpose

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of POMs ..

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