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Nurse prescribing by protocol.

Mallett, J, Faithfull, S, Guerrero, D and Rhys-Evans, F (1997) Nurse prescribing by protocol. Nurs Times, 93 (8). pp. 50-52.

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Taking their lead from patients' needs, innovative practitioners are coming to new prescribing arrangements that are free from past constraints. One such innovation involves nurses making decisions to give a drug according to a predetermined criteria with the support of a medical practitioner. This paper shows how a carefully organised system of administering drugs against protocol can work and how it is proving beneficial to patients.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Surrey research (other units)
Authors :
Mallett, J
Guerrero, D
Rhys-Evans, F
Date : 19 February 1997
Uncontrolled Keywords : Clinical Protocols, Drug Prescriptions, Humans, Nurse Clinicians, Patient Education as Topic, Professional Autonomy
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 May 2017 09:14
Last Modified : 24 Jan 2020 16:21

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