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Table 1 Outcome of all pre-admission medications recorded on discharge prescriptions and discharge summaries

From: Assessment of an electronic patient record system on discharge prescribing errors in a Tertiary University Hospital

Audit (n = number of prescriptions reviewed) Total pre-admission medications Prescribed Omitted Discontinued with explanation Discontinued without explanation
Pre-intervention
(n = 54)
436 299
(68.58%)
116
(26.61%)
10
(2.29%)
11
(2.52%)
Post-education
(n = 54)
443 323
(72.91%)
85
(19.19%)
24
(5.42%)
11
(2.48%)
Post-EPR
(n = 54)
339 312
(92.04%)
26
(7.67%)
1
(0.29%)
0
(0%)