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Table 4 Interns were asked to identify the frequency with which four different sources were referenced when preparing discharge prescriptions

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

Please indicate how often you refer to each of the following when writing discharge prescriptions Never (%) Rarely (%) Sometimes (%) Often (%) Always (%)
Patient Kardex (inpatient medication list) (n = 31) 0 0 0 0 100
Clinical Notes (n = 31) 0 9.68 12.9 48.39 29.03
Pre-admission medication reconciliation list (n = 31) 0 6.45 16.13 35.48 41.94
Input from consultants/senior colleagues (n = 31) 0 16.13 45.16 29.03 9.68