Table 1

Summary of anonymized medication profiles collected for this study
Study Sites 2 hospitals
Participating Pharmacists 21
Number of anonymized profiles (male/female) 1215 (584/631)
Mean Age (range) Mean 65.8 +/− 14.8 yrs. (Min 1, Max 98)
Total Medications entries documented 7791
Medications per patient 6.4
Medications with at least one discrepancy (%) 3256 (41.8%)
Profiles with at least one discrepancy (%) 1024 (84.3%)
Average # of discrepancies/profile (95% CI) 3.2 (3.04-3.36)

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Price et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:42   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-12-42

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