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Better interaction on prescribing needed between GPs and hospitals

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7600.928-c (Published 03 May 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:928

Medical staff at a Copenhagen university hospital are apparently unaware of a fifth of medications used by newly admitted patients and fail to inform general practitioners about nearly 60% of medications being taken at discharge.

Two hundred patients were interviewed at home soon after …

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