clinical management plan

clinical management plan

A UK term of art for a written or electronic therapeutic plan relating to a named patient which may in specified cases allow supplementary prescribing.
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We had an excellent range of speakers; Peter Frampton, an independent optometrist from Northumberland, gave two fascinating lectures on immunology and how to put together a clinical management plan.
After seeing the results, 87% of physicians said they would change at least one thing in their clinical management plan.
Supplementary prescribing is defined as a "voluntary prescribing partnership" between an independent prescriber and a supplementary prescriber, to implement an agreed patient-specific clinical management plan with the patient's agreement.
The independent prescriber - usually a doctor or dentist - is responsible for setting the parameters of the clinical management plan.
The supplementary prescriber has discretion in the choice of dosage, frequency, product and other variables in relation to medicines only within the limits specified by the clinical management plan.
Within my practice a diagnosis and clinical management plan is quickly prepared for every acute presentation.
Supplementary prescribing is defined as, 'a voluntary prescribing partnership between an independent prescriber and a supplementary prescriber, to implement an agreed patient-specific clinical management plan with the patient's agreement'.
In essence this means that trained nurses and pharmacists are able to prescribe a limited range of medicines, which are part of an agreed clinical management plan for a named patient.
Before any medicines can be prescribed, the GP and I produce a clinical management plan, which details which medicines I can prescribe and at what dose.
Usually, the reviewing physician is considered, quite accurately, a hired gun whose job is to place obstacles in the path of carefully thought-out clinical management plans, with no concern for what is best for the patient.
Chapter Six: Collaborative Working and Clinical Management Plans (John McKinnon).

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