Administration of medicines – the nurse role in ensuring patient safety.

Source:  Br J Nurs. Vol/iss 22/1 pp. 32-5

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Date of publication:  January 2013

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  The importance of drug administration and some of the key legislation that relates to it is explored in this paper. The responsibility of qualified nurses and student nurses in this area is discussed. The authors look at the concept of informed consent and what that means in the health care setting. The importance of the safe administration of medicines to patients is emphasised.

Length of Publication:  4 pages

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