Improving Medication Safety with Accurate Preadmission Medication Lists and Postdischarge Education

Thursday, August 4, 2016 3:21:00 PM

Gathering a complete preadmission medication list (PAML) at admission remains an essential component of medication reconciliation, as is providing the patient with a written medication list at the time of hospital discharge. ED-deployed pharmacy personnel can enhance the accuracy of PAMLs and may thereby reduce in-hospital ADEs.