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Errors in a Prescription

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This ppt is very simple and has immence importance in dispensing pharmacy. it has been prepared based on the syllabus of WBUT & consists of informations of elimentary label...WHAT IS A “PRESCRIPTION” ?
A Prescription is a written order from a Registered Medical Practitioner, or any other Licensed Practitioner, such as Dentists, Veterinarian etc.
ABBREVIATIONS:-
It represents a problem in understanding the parts of a prescribing order & therefore leads to confusion…
NAME OF THE DRUG
There are certain drugs whose name look or sound like those of other drugs…
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PATIENTS
It essential to mention the instructions like quantity of the drug to be taken, the frequency & timing of administration in order to avoid confusion…
INCOMPATIBILITIES
It is essential to check that there are no Pharmaceutical or Therapeutic incompatibility in a prescription…

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Errors in a Prescription

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  2. 2. A Prescription is a written order from a Registered Medical Practitioner, or any other Licensed Practitioner, such as Dentists, Veterinarian etc. WHAT IS A “PRESCRIPTION” ?

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