Comparative assessment of medication reconciliation performed by the nursing or pharmacy services in a private hospital in costa rica.

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: DíAZ MADRIZ, Jose (Hospital Clínica Bíblica, Pharmacy, San José, Costa Rica)
  • Co-author(s): Jose Pablo Díaz Madriz: Hospital Clínica Bíblica, San José, Costa Rica
    Jose Miguel Chaverri Fernández: Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Drug Dependence of the School of Pharmacy, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
    David Garro Zamora: Pharmacy, Hospital Clínica Bíblica, San José, Costa Rica
    Natalia Sancho Vargas: Intern Students, University of Medical Sciences UCIMED-Hospital Clínica Bíblica, San José, Costa Rica
    Tony Mok Zhen: Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Drug Dependence of the School of Pharmacy, University of Medical Sciences UCIMED-Hospital Clínica Bíblica, San José, Costa Rica
    Amalia Solís Bolaños: Intern Students, University of Medical Sciences UCIMED-Hospital Clínica Bíblica, San José, Costa Rica
    Angela Navas Barrantes: Intern Students, University of Medical Sciences UCIMED-Hospital Clínica Bíblica, San José, Costa Rica
    Esteban Zavaleta Monestel: Head of Pharmacy, Hospital Clínica Bíblica, San José, Costa Rica
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Medication errors (ME) cause risks in hospitalized patients and are one of the main reasons of an increased morbidity and mortality in patients with multiple medication regimes, in addition to an elevation in hospitalization associated costs. It has been shown that a patient safety process like medication reconciliation could be a

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