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There is great variation in the prescribing legislation of different countries, which results in differences in the types of medications nurses can prescribe and the scope of prescribing privileges.
The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) does not allow controlled substances to be electronically prescribed, however, which "has hindered the adoption of electronic prescribing," said Ms.
University of Southampton School of Nursing and Midwifery on behalf of Department of Health, UK This study aims to provide an evaluation of the expansion of independent nurse prescribing to inform future developments for prescribing in nursing and other health professions.
Monthly Prescribing Reference" is a drug reference updated and published monthly.
Implementing and monitoring interventions to optimize prescribing of antimicrobial drugs place a burden on hospital resources and their efficacies need to be confirmed (9).
Sometimes doctors don't want to go to the hassle of prescribing a triplicate drug," he said at a press conference, referring to the special forms required by some states for strong painkillers.
Nationally, the rate of psychotropic drag use on special care units is quite high and the units, in themselves, seem to have had little effect on prescribing patterns.
THOUGH MOST PHYSICIANS SUPPORT A BAN ON COLLECTING PRESCRIBING INFORMATION, ONLY A FRACTION HAVE USED PDRP TO RESTRICT RX DATA ACCESS
In a consultation document released late last month, the council proposes two levels of nurse prescribing: community nurse prescribing and specialist nurse prescribing.
Jeffrey Blodgett, a 45-year-old osteopathic physician, is accused by the state Osteopathic Medical Board of gross negligence in prescribing excessive amounts of addictive painkillers, including Lorcet and Norco, to four patients.
Reimbursement for the use of electronic prescribing programs is needed to spur faster adoption, according to a report from the Electronic Prescribing Project of the eHealth Initiative.