- Corrections. // Australian Prescriber;Aug2015, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p143
Corrections to the articles "Safe disposal of prescribed medicines" and "Concerns about quetiapine" are presented.
- Electronic and Remote Prescribing: Administrative, Regulatory, Technical, and Clinical Standards and Guidelines, April 2013. Greene, James; Yellowlees, Peter M. // Telemedicine & e-Health;Jan2014, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p63
This document recommends standards to be applied in a licensed prescriber's transition to electronic (e-prescribing) and remote prescribing. A perspective inherent in this document is that remote prescribing or telemedical e-prescribing can only be understood within the larger context of...
- Facts for Real Life. // New York Times Upfront;3/28/2005, Vol. 137 Issue 12, p25
Addresses a question on whether it is safe to take a medication prescribed for someone else. Basis of a doctor in deciding which medications to prescribe; Health consequences of taking non-prescribed medication.
- Safe paediatric prescribing. // British Medical Journal;11/27/1976, Vol. 2 Issue 6047, p1276
Suggests tips on safe pediatric prescribing. Precautions of drugs; Rules of prescriptions; Calculation of drug dosage.
- Medicines management. Griffiths, Matt // Nursing Standard;2/16/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 24, p28
An answer is presented to a question of whether it is safe and acceptable for a nurse to break up tablets of medication that do not come in a prescribed dosage.
- SPPACES: MEDICAL APP REVIEWS. Lin, Kenny // Family Practice Management;May/Jun2014, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p28
The article offers information about the Safe Opiods mobile application from the Prescribers' Clinical Support System for Opiod Therapies.
- The evaluation of medication prescribing on the National Inpatient Medication Chart following multifaceted educational interventions. Stephanie Teoh, Wai Khuan; Mukadam, Nabeelah // Journal of Pharmacy Practice & Research;Sep2015, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p380
A letter to the editor is presented regarding the use of multifaceted educational treatments to encourage safe prescribing practices in a tertiary hospital.
- The competent prescriber: 12 core competencies for safe prescribing. Lum, Elaine; Mitchell, Charles; Coombes, Ian // Australian Prescriber;Feb2013, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p13
Prescribing errors remain a significant cause of patient harm. Safe prescribing is not just about writing a prescription, but involves many cognitive and decision-making steps. A set of national prescribing competencies for all prescribers (including non-medical) is needed to guide education and...
- National survey shows the worth of nurse prescribers. // Primary Health Care;Jun2011, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p4
The article focuses on a survey on the value of nurse prescribers in England. Researchers at the universities of Southampton and Keele concluded that on the whole nurse and pharmacist prescribing is safe and clinically appropriate. The research reveals that 73% of nurses made a diagnosis in...
- A breakthrough in nurse prescribing. Prime, Louise // Practice Nurse;11/25/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p5
The article focuses on the permission granted to trained nurses in Great Britain to prescribe drugs from the British National Formulary. Several doctors felt disappointed for allowing nurses to prescribe arguing that they undergo many more years of training than nurses before being permitted to...