Sue Beckwith and Penny Franklin

in Oxford Handbook of Prescribing for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199575817
Published online June 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726408 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing


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Repeat prescriptions - Problems with repeat medication - Medication reviews - Medication reviews for older people - Reflective practice - Questions to ask when reflecting on a prescribing incident - Prescribing and the law - Mental Capacity Act - Ethics - Four principles which supply a framework for biomedical ethics - Rights - Accountability - Indemnity - Patient-group directions (PGDs) - Data Protection Act - Access to medical records - Understanding research papers - Clinical trials - Reviewing guidelines - Reviewing the data - Risk management - Learning from incidents

Chapter.  10598 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Nursing Skills ; Pharmacology

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