Guiding principles to achieve continuity in medication management

Evidence from research into medication safety indicates that significant patient harm and sub-optimal use of medicines frequently result from the discontinuity that occurs when consumers move between different health care settings and health care providers.

Page last updated: 24 January 2012

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Pharmcaceutical Policy Branch
Department of Health and Ageing
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