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Discharge Medication Prescription Form


Description

This form serves to update all prescriptions at the time of discharge, reconcile all existing and new medications, and inform patients of their medication instructions post-discharge. It contains information in a single place to coordinate the activities of prescribers, nurses, patients, and community pharmacists and reduce medication errors. 

Sections of the form include:
  • Current prescription and non-prescription medications
  • Controlled substances
  • Medications taken prior to admission to stop taking after discharge 
  • Instructions to all users of the form


Developer

Emory Healthcare

Funding Sources

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 03/2007
  • Original Summary: 10/2008
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Last updated: January 30, 2013.