Most medications administered by the nurse are by injection.
Drugs administered by the sublingual route have a relatively slow absorption rate.
All tablets are administered by the oral route.
The route can be determined by the nurse.
Right medication, right route, right date, right documentation, right dose, right time.
Right patient, right medication, right time, right prescription, right date, and documentation.
Right dose, right route, right date, right symptoms, right document, right medication.
Right dose, right patient, right formulation, right documentation, and right medication.
Verify the date the prescription was written.
Verify the amount of medication that has already been used.
Check for discoloration and expiration of the drug.
Confirming with the patient’s physician that he issued the prescription.
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