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Clinical Pharmacist Intervention
Schnipper, et al. Role of Pharmacist Counseling in Preventing ADEs After Hospitalization. Arch Int Med, 166, Mar 13, 2006.
- Discharge counseling with 3-5 day follow-up phone call (N=178).
- 30 day Preventable ADE rate 11% vs. 1%, but not all ADES
- Half of patients had discrepancies from pre-admit to discharge
- Did not improve medication adherence or ED/hospital re-admission
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