Errors in antibiotic transitions between hospital and nursing home: How often do they occur?
- Author(s): Dickinson, Drew T;
- Rashid, Syma;
- Weiland, Anastasiia;
- Tjoa, Thomas;
- Kim, Diane S;
- Huang, Susan S
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2019.270
We performed systematic review on 40 paired hospital and nursing home charts from a clinical trial to evaluate the fidelity of transitions of care among those discharged on antibiotics. We found that 30% of transitions included an inappropriate change to the patient's antibiotic plan of care.