Comply: NPSG revised on med reconciliation

March 2011
ED Nursing;Mar2011, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p52
The article discusses the changes made in the National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) for the medication reconciliation in the U.S. The modifications are noted being done in order to postulate compliance from the emergency department (ED) nurses in keeping patients informed on the updates of their medications. Three factors are highlighted with which compliance is improved including the comparison of patient's medications.


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